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COGS displeased with contract proposal

CHRIS HIGGINS

November 17, 2014

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On Monday afternoon, officials presented the state Board of Regents’ contract proposal for graduate-student employees to the University of Iowa Campaign to Organize Graduate Students, which was greeted with extreme displeasure. COGS...

UI charges students a high price for laundry

GRACE PATERAS

November 17, 2014

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Freshman Kim Helling washes her clothes, on average, about once a week. She looks forward to the weekends she goes home; she can do her laundry for free. “When I do laundry, I’ll usually have to do two loads, so...

Tax incentive off to slow start

ALEKSANDRA VUJICIC

November 17, 2014

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A new tax credit is creating an incentive for farmers to get more locally grown produce on food-pantry shelves. But one Iowa City food pantry has only seen two farmers take advantage of the program so far. The Farm to Food ...

City to vote on repealing body-camera funding

CORY PORTER

November 17, 2014

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After a decision was made two months ago to approve funding for police body cameras, the plan may now go back to the drawing board. The Iowa City City Council will vote at today’s meeting on whether it will rescind a resolution...

Four developers presented ideas for Linn and Court space

NICK MOFFITT

November 17, 2014

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Four competitors pitched their ideas to city officials on Monday in hopes their project will be picked for the Linn/Court redevelopment. The Iowa City City Council heard from CA Ventures, HUB at Iowa City, CG Hanson’s Linn...

Women charged with second-degree theft

DI STAFF

November 17, 2014

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Authorities have accused a Chicago woman of stealing merchandise from Kohl’s. Rosilyn Sims, 37, was charged Nov. 16 with second-degree theft. According to online court documents, the Kohl’s staff and a Coralville police...

Man accused with domestic abuse

DI STAFF

November 17, 2014

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Authorities have accused an Iowa City man of punching a woman. Christopher Givhan, 32, was charged Nov. 16 with third-offense domestic-abuse assault. According to online court documents, Guvhan argued with the woman and hit...

Woodbury, Olaseni dominate North Dakota State

DANNY PAYNE

November 17, 2014

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Taking a quick glance at North Dakota State’s roster could have made predicting Adam Woodbury’s and Gabe Olaseni’s big nights a simple task. The Bison’s tallest player, 6-9 Spencer Eliason, didn’t...

Hawkeyes put away North Dakota State, 87-56

JACOB SHEYKO

November 17, 2014

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There was a period in the Iowa-North Dakota State matchup in which the two teams matched each other basket for basket. It was a brief moment. Soon enough, traded baskets gave way to Iowa 3-pointers and defensive prowess as the...

Back to the basics

JACOB SHEYKO

November 17, 2014

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Perhaps no one Iowa football player preaches the 24-hour concept more than running back Mark Weisman. Win or lose, after 24 hours pass, his mentality is always on the next opponent. Maybe this is one of the reasons Iowa has...

Bench depth coming up big for Hawks

RYAN RODRIGUEZ

November 17, 2014

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When people think of the Iowa women’s basketball team, their dynamic senior corps of Sam Logic, Melissa Dixon, and Bethany Doolittle is probably the first thing that comes to mind, and for good reason. The three have been...

With fall play in the books, men’s tennis optimistic about the future

CHARLIE GREEN

November 17, 2014

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The fall season consisted of a number of highs for Iowa men’s tennis, but there is still room for growth in the youthful program. “Our guys competed a lot this fall and I feel they really gelled as a team,”...