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UIVA to honor veterans

ALYSSA GUZMAN

November 10, 2014

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The University of Iowa Veterans Association consists of members from all different branches of the military. In honor of Veterans Day, two U.S. Marines and one Army National Guard member discussed what made them decide to se...

Iowa receives a "B" on March of Dimes premature birth report card

ALEKSANDRA VUJICIC

November 10, 2014

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Premature births are slowly declining in Iowa. March of Dimes recently came out with its annual report card, which showed Iowa’s premature birth rate dropped to 11.1 percent in 2013 — down from 11.5 percent in 2012. Iowa...

Tong Shao autopsy released to police

NICK MOFFITT

November 10, 2014

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A final autopsy report for former Iowa State University student Tong Shao has been obtained by the Iowa City police and the Johnson County County Attorney’s Office, officials told The Daily Iowan Monday afternoon. Johnson...

UI public safety official to retire

CORY PORTER

November 10, 2014

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Chuck Green, the University of Iowa assistant vice president for the UI police, will retire after 20 years as head of the university’s Public Safety Department. Green’s retirement is set to take effect on Jan. 9,...

UI holds first ever State of Research Address

BEN MARKS

November 10, 2014

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In an effort to continue successful research at the University of Iowa, officials have hosted the first ever research address, informing the public of the status of research and plans for the future. “Upfront, I think it’s...

Local citizen group hopes to approach Johnson County police

RACHEL GREEN

November 10, 2014

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One Iowa City group hopes to reform the Johnson County justice system by improving relations between the community and police forces. Reform the Johnson County Justice System hopes to make the system more accountable to residents...

School board and other officials propose negotiations

GRACE PATERAS

November 10, 2014

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Iowa City School District officials discussed potential changes in teachers’ absence days, as well as salaries. The School District and the Iowa City Education Association proposed changes and bargaining positions for the...

John Bloomfield passes away before trial

NICK MOFFITT

November 10, 2014

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A trial that would have taken place in January to determine whether former University of Iowa researcher John Bloomfield strangled wife Frances Bloomfield in 1997 will no longer take place; John Bloomfield was reported on Monday...

Woman charged with unauthorized use of credit card

DI STAFF

November 10, 2014

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Authorities have accused a Tiffin woman of stealing her mother’s credit card. Alisa Anderson, 19, was charged Sept. 14 with unauthorized use of credit card. According to a Johnson County Sheriff’s Office complaint, the...

Box score: Inside Iowa football statistics

JACOB SHEYKO

November 10, 2014

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All aboard the roller coaster that is Iowa football. Each week is a new adventure. Last week was another dip in this up-and-down season for the Hawkeyes, who seemingly find a way to field a different team each week. One wee...

Commentary: 2014 best of bad situation for Hawks

RYAN RODRIGUEZ

November 10, 2014

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To call the situation the Iowa field-hockey team finds itself in at the end of the 2014 season disappointing would be an under-statement. After all, the Black and Gold entered 2014 as a team riding high expectations. A run...

Burak ready for next step

CODY GOODWIN

November 10, 2014

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The knock on Nathan Burak is that he’s always been a takedown — not a few points, a literal finished takedown — away from beating some, and being one, of the nation’s best at 197 pounds. “A lot of it’s...