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Rally backs Ferguson protests

CORY PORTER

December 1, 2014

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The biting cold didn’t keep University of Iowa students, faculty, and community members from staging a protest on Monday in memory of Michael Brown and in support of the protesters in Ferguson, Missouri. As part of a...

UI adds robotics program for girls

ALYSSA GUZMAN

December 1, 2014

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After working with students while teaching a class in dancing robotics last spring, University of Iowa computer-science Lecturer Denise Szecsei wanted to continue encouraging students to code and program robots. She believes...

Custom Ebola hoods prepared in-house

MICHAEL KADRIE

December 1, 2014

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Faculty and staff at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics are now armed with homebrewed head protection in case of an Ebola outbreak. Don Jaggers, the UIHC director of material services, said Ebola is still a brand-new...

Iowa City potentially funding another TIF

NICK MOFFITT

December 1, 2014

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The Iowa City City Council today will discuss approving a $1.8 million tax increment financing for a development at the former site of Hartwig Motors on Riverside Drive. The financing would go towards developing a 96-unit rental...

New hospice house to be built in Johnson County

GRACE PATERAS

December 1, 2014

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To better serve local residents, coordinators are looking to build the Hospice Home of Johnson County to create a comforting atmosphere for patients. The nonprofit group will serve patients in a home, with up to eight receiving...

New Latino Studies minor in effect

CHRIS HIGGINS

December 1, 2014

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After a few false starts, the University of Iowa’s new Latino Studies minor program will be in full force next semester. The UI is the last university in the Big Ten to implement a Latino Studies degree of some kind. Several...

Man accused of homicide by vehicle

DI STAFF

December 1, 2014

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Authorities have accused a Kalona man of driving while intoxicated and causing an accident that killed another person. Jeffery Bulechek, 28, was charged Dec. 1 with homicide by vehicle OWI and causing serious injury by vehicle....

Man and woman charged with controlled substance violation

DI STAFF

December 1, 2014

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Authorities have accused an Iowa City man and woman with possession and distribution of marijuana. Ronda Broulik, 30, and Jacob Broulik, 29, were both charged Oct. 27 with controlled-substance violation and failure to affix tax...

Iowa City Red Week

DI STAFF

December 1, 2014

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Iowa notebook: Shooting struggles, recruiting Paige, and more

DANNY PAYNE

December 1, 2014

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The Iowa men’s basketball team’s season is young, there’s no denying that. The Hawkeyes have only played two marquee games thus far, both of which were losses to then-No. 10 Texas and then-No. 23 Syracuse ...

The Box Score: Final Iowa football statistics

JACOB SHEYKO

December 1, 2014

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Carl Davis said that this team is much better than the record shows. Others said Iowa earned every result this season. Quarterback Jake Rudock said it didn’t matter what anybody thought, that Iowa is a 7-5 team, and its record s...

The Box Score: Iowa looks good so far

RYAN RODRIGUEZ

December 1, 2014

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Two weeks into the 2014 season, the Iowa women’s basketball team has left fans with much to discuss. The Black and Gold have a 6-1 overall record so far in nonconference play, and while the start of Big Ten play is still...