The Daily Iowan

Regent resigns effective immediately

CHRIS HIGGINS

November 20, 2014

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A member of the state Board of Regents resigned Thursday evening effective immediately, citing her family’s move. “Given my family’s recent move out of state, I wish to make this announcement ahead of the next...

Bolkcom focuses on green issues

ALYSSA GUZMAN

November 20, 2014

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Sen. Joe Bolkcom, D-Iowa City, said he thinks environmental change will take 10 to 20 years — although the work will never be done. That was the focus of a talk Bolkcom gave at the University of Iowa on Thursday to high...

Iowa City officials test food waste initiatives

GRACE PATERAS

November 20, 2014

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When it comes to recycling programs, an Iowa City organization has been recognized by a government agency for exceeding in initiatives to better the environment and overall well-being of the community. Most recently, the Environmental...

Johnson County Trails Advisory Committee dissolved

BEN MARKS

November 20, 2014

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Starting this week, hiking, walking, snowmobile, and biking trails around Iowa City, Coralville, and North Liberty will come under new management. The Johnson County Board of Supervisors on Thursday approved the dissolution of...

Planning and Zoning Commission defers cottage decision

RACHEL GREEN

November 20, 2014

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A group of Iowa City cottages will remain standing pending a decision by the Iowa City Planning and Zoning Commission. The three cottages were built in the mid-19th century and sit along South Dubuque Street. Some in the community...

Remembering Bhopal disaster

DANIEL VALENTIN

November 20, 2014

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University of Iowa graduate student Astha Singhal was an infant when a pesticide plant experienced a major gas leak, causing the Bhopal gas disaster in India two miles from her home. “My mother told me there were mothers...

Law School discussing possible new degree

CORY PORTER

November 20, 2014

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Knowing the ins and outs of the legal system can be a huge boon to any student’s career prospects, but going to law school isn’t always necessary or an option. Officials at the University of Iowa College of Law are...

Cambus to return to original routes

DI STAFF

November 20, 2014

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Cambus will return to original routes effective Dec. 1. Beginning at that time, the Red and Blue Routes will return to full service. Weekday service for these routes will start running on 10-minute intervals as opposed to the...

Missouri woman charged with theft

DI STAFF

November 20, 2014

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Authorities have accused a St. Louis woman of stealing a ring from a jewelry store. Taneesha Wise, 23, was charged Nov. 18 with second-degree theft. According to online court documents, Wise entered a store to inquire about...

Man charged with second-offense burglary

DI STAFF

November 20, 2014

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Authorities have accused an Iowa City man of stealing from unoccupied vehicles and possessing marijuana. Michael Amling, 21, was charged Nov. 19 with three charges of third-degree second-offense motor-vehicle burglary and one...

Gordon poses huge challenge

DANNY PAYNE

November 20, 2014

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There wasn’t any hesitation in Mark Weisman’s answer when a member of the media asked him to compare his game with Melvin Gordon’s. “There’s no comparison; he’s the best running back in college...

Texas downs Iowa, 71-57

JACOB SHEYKO

November 20, 2014

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In the end, what Iowa feared would beat it did. Texas’ frontcourt proved to be too much for Iowa, bullying the Hawkeyes on both the offensive and defensive ends of the floor. While belated, the Longhorns ultimately found...