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Talking turkey in Iowa

NICHOLAS MOFFITT

November 19, 2014

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Turkey is synonymous with Thanksgiving, and Iowa farmers rank highly when it comes to turkey production, but chances are the turkey you’ll find on the table this holiday didn’t come from an Iowa farm. One area farmer,...

Oldest UI faculty member recounts life

RACHEL GREEN

November 19, 2014

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Putting a band on the leg of every bat in New England is no easy task. And finding one of those same bats 30 years later is no small feat, either. But this is all in a day’s work for G. Edgar Folk, a University of Iowa...

UI International enrollment at all-time high

BEN MARKS

November 19, 2014

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While the University of Iowa’s international population may continue to increase, some students suggest officials are beginning to address some of the growing pains. A report released by the International Student and Scholar...

IC business reaching worldwide

GRACE PATERAS

November 19, 2014

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Each week The Daily Iowan will provide an in-depth look at one Iowa City business. In its new office building of less than a year, MetaCommunications has brought new eyes to the city. The roughly 20-year-old company is able t...

Annual Great American Smokeout today

ALYSSA GUZMAN

November 19, 2014

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Those who support the campaign to quit smoking should plan on wearing blue today. The annual Great American Smokeout has been taking place on the third Thursday of November every year since 1977. Started by the American Cancer...

UI professor named president of cancer association

ALYSSA GUZMAN

November 19, 2014

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George Weiner believes that it’s one thing to say cancer centers have made a difference, but it’s another thing to prove it. Weiner, a University of Iowa professor of internal medicine and director of the Holden Comprehensive...

Big stage awaits Iowa basketball in New York

JACOB SHEYKO

November 19, 2014

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Tonight, Iowa will play on arguably the biggest basketball stage in the world, Madison Square Garden. But the stage of the game is less concerning to the Hawkeyes than No. 10 Texas, which they will face in the 2K Classic. Since...

Badger D looms for Hawks

DANNY PAYNE

November 19, 2014

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Yes, Melvin Gordon rushed for 406 yards in three quarters last week against Nebraska. Yes, he’s the best running back in college football. Yes, he should be given the Heisman Trophy in New York City on Dec. 15. But no,...

Carton looking to bounce back

JORDAN HANSEN

November 19, 2014

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Iowa 141-pounder Topher Carton was up 3-2 in the semifinal round of the Luther Open over Luther’s Drew Van Anrooy last weekend. A late takedown by Anrooy caused Carton to lose the match — along with some of the praise...

Dobre-Mofid’s painful, unlikely path to Iowa is paying off

CHARLIE GREEN

November 19, 2014

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Cyrus Dobre-Mofid was a 17-year-old kid from Maryland when he experienced something that changed the course of his career as a gymnast. Coming down from a high-bar skill in competition, Dobre-Mofid suffered a compound fracture...

Freshmen swimming strong to start the season

IAN MURPHY

November 19, 2014

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Iowa men’s swim team head coach Marc Long has repeatedly said how the freshmen on the team will need to make a big impact this season, and so far, they have lived up to his expectations. “They’re very matter-of-fact...

Iowa drops match on the road to Ohio State

DI STAFF

November 19, 2014

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The Iowa volleyball team traveled to Ohio State on Wednesday night for a date with the Buckeyes. After being swept in the first matchup, the Hawkeyes made a match of it but were ultimately unable to alter the result, falling in...