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Dance Marathon surpasses $2 million

GRACE PATERAS and MITCH MCANDREW

February 9, 2015

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Dance Marathon 21 is officially in the books, and it will be one to remember. This year was a record-breaker, raising more than $2 million, all for pediatric cancer. Dancers raised a total of $2,001,856.21, $200,824.01 mo...

Craigslist sale becomes attempted robbery

BENJAMIN TOWAR

February 9, 2015

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A Craigslist sale went sour on Sunday in Iowa City, leaving one area resident hit in the head with a pistol. The Iowa City police responded to a call about an armed robbery at approximately 11 a.m., which occurred during the...

UI to offer three-year degrees

CARLY MATTHEW

February 9, 2015

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Students this fall may find themselves on a fast track to bachelor’s degrees after a new initiative débuts. The University of Iowa will roll out three-year bachelor’s degrees in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences...

Cole outlines council plans

CORY PORTER

February 9, 2015

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Last week, local attorney Rockne Cole announced his plan to run for City Council in this fall’s election, and despite the early announcement, his competition will soon be hot on his heels. On Feb. 6, Cole talked about his...

Local officials review voter aversion to new tax

BILL COONEY

February 9, 2015

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Area officials are reviewing what caused voter aversion to the local-option sales tax, which failed to garner approval in the November 2014 election. “If there had been better collaboration among the cities from the beginning,...

Coralville man charged with attempted murder

DI STAFF

February 9, 2015

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Authorities have accused a Coralville man of slashing a man’s neck in the Iowa Medical & Classification Center. Michael Ivester, 33, was charged with attempted murder on Nov. 13, 2014. According to online court documents,...

Iowa City woman charged with theft

DI STAFF

February 9, 2015

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Authorities have accused an Iowa City woman of stealing from K-Mart. Cynthia Showers, 56, was charged with second-degree theft on Feb. 5. According to online court documents, Showers was an employee at K-Mart and allegedly stole...

Iowa City man charged with fraud

DI STAFF

February 9, 2015

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Authorities have accused an Iowa City man of fraud against a government agency. Tyson Marshek, 30, was charged with first-degree fraudulent practice on Feb. 5. According to online court documents, Marshek appeared at the Johnson...

Iowa ekes out 18-12 win over Penn State

CODY GOODWIN

February 9, 2015

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UNIVERSITY PARK, Pennsylvania — The ushers wore black-and-white striped shirts, making them resemble referees as they helped people to their seats. The mat was staged, giving it a Saturday-night-at-the-NCAA-championships feel....

Lance Alberhasky: The Experienced Field General

CHARLIE GREEN

February 9, 2015

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Over the course of the week, DI staffer Charlie Green will provide an in-depth look at five core individuals who, together, typically combine for more than 50 percent of the Iowa men’s gymnastics’ points. Each athlete...

Hawkeyes down Maryland, win second-straight

DANNY PAYNE

February 9, 2015

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There was a period in Iowa’s Sunday matinee with No. 17 Maryland when the Terrapins couldn’t buy a basket to save their lives. The offensive drought was so long it took Maryland until the 6:42 mark of the first half...

Iowa’s offensive success rooted in ball movement

JACOB SHEYKO

February 9, 2015

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In all likelihood, it’s just a coincidence. That is, about one week after being shown up by the best offense in the Big Ten — Wisconsin’s — for the second time this season, Iowa’s offense has found a new...