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Bill aims to eliminate restrictions on unrelated tenants

GRACE PATERAS AND ALEKSANDRA VUJICIC

March 12, 2015

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City officials in college towns throughout Iowa are crying foul at a bill that would eradicate all regulations for the number of unrelated tenants living together in rental apartments and other residences. The Iowa House approved...

New animal shelter on pace for completion

ALYSSA GUZMAN

March 12, 2015

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The Iowa City Animal Shelter has not had an appropriate building to house animals since the 2008 flood, but with construction of its new building going smoothly, animals in Johnson County will have a new home in August. The...

UI app remedies sleeping problems

CINDY GARCIA

March 12, 2015

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From napping stations and free sleep kits to campus maps showing the best places to snooze, colleges around the nation are recognizing the importance of sleep. The trend of college students sleeping whenever and wherever —...

Iowa City man charged with OWI

DI STAFF

March 12, 2015

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Authorities have accused an Iowa City man with driving while intoxicated. Troy Perkins, 54, was charged with third-offense OWI on March 12. According to online court documents, an officer observed a gray Volvo V90 complete a...

Two men charged with breaking into a residence

DI STAFF

March 12, 2015

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Authorities have accused an Iowa City man and a North Liberty man of breaking into a residence. Jovan Trice, 18, and Cordarro Pearson, 18, were charged with third-degree burglary on March 2. According to online court documents,...

Wrestling with the right turn

CODY GOODWIN

March 12, 2015

Filed under Sports

Tom Brands shot up from his desk in his office. He did it with a straight face and with a fierce look in his eyes. He meant business. He showed his hand. “That’s it,” Brands said. “You’re gone.”...

Hawkeyes close out season at Nebraska tri-meet

CHARLIE GREEN

March 12, 2015

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The No. 8 Iowa men’s gymnastics team will travel to Lincoln, Nebraska, on March 15for a quad-meet showdown with No. 6 Minnesota, No. 11. Nebraska, and No. 3 Penn State. “I think we can up our team-high this year,”...

Flashes, but no consistency in softball

JORDAN HANSEN

March 12, 2015

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This weekend, the Iowa softball team will head to Oklahoma for seven games in five days, and it has potential to be another rough stretch. Then again, maybe not. It depends on which Iowa team shows up — the one that nearly...

Baseball headed south to play in Texas, Kansas

RYAN RODRIGUEZ

March 12, 2015

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Following a 7-1 thumping of AIB during their home-opener at Banks Field on Wednesday, the Iowa baseball team will head south for spring break as they will take on Houston Baptist and the Kansas Jayhawks. The Hawks will play...

Iowa dropped from Big Ten Tournament

JACOB SHEYKO

March 12, 2015

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CHICAGO — Iowa knew it would have its hands full. Penn State was a team with nothing to lose, a team whose season will likely come to a conclusion unless it ran the table in the Big Ten Tournament. Iowa also needed over...

Iowa backcourt struggles in loss to Penn State

DANNY PAYNE

March 12, 2015

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CHICAGO — Penn State head coach Patrick Chambers had a game plan heading into Thursday’s contest with Iowa. After all, in his team’s loss to the Hawkeyes on Feb. 28, Iowa’s guards — Mike Gesell, Peter ...

Men’s tennis heads west for ‘business trip’

BLAKE DOWSON

March 12, 2015

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The Hawkeye men’s tennis team (8-2) will finally get to spread its wings outside this spring when it takes on San Diego State in San Diego on March 16. Iowa has been cooped up inside for most of this spring, but a trip...