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Senior Week set to kick off

CORY PORTER

April 23, 2015

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University of Iowa seniors will graduate in less than a month, but before they walk across that stage and into the real world, they have a going-away present: Senior Week. Started last year by the Campus Activities Board and...

Demonstrators speak loudly with silence

TANNER SIEGWORTH

April 23, 2015

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Perhaps the strongest way to send a message is to not say anything at all. Roughly 20 people gathered on the T. Anne Cleary Walkway on Thursday to express their concerns about African-American students on the University of Iowa...

Supervisors move on ambulance project

BEN MARKS

April 23, 2015

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Three area companies have been selected as possible contractors to design Johnson County’s future $3.4 million medical examiner and ambulance building. On April 29, the Johnson County Board of Supervisors will hold...

Daymond John shares success story

BEN MARKS

April 23, 2015

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To the sounds of Run-DMC, Prince, and the Beastie Boys, famous entrepreneur — and “shark” on the reality television series “Shark Tank” — Daymond John spoke to a sold-out crowd about his life growing...

Walsh reflects on time as regent

CARLY MATTHEW

April 23, 2015

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COUNCIL BLUFFS — One regent took time to express mixed feelings about her appointment before its end. Outgoing Regent Hannah Walsh voiced both her appreciations and concern for the state Board of Regents during a meeting in...

It’s official: Robillard will become interim leader

CARLY MATTHEW

April 23, 2015

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The search continues, but one major step is complete. The state Board of Regents appointed Jean Robillard, the University of Iowa vice president for Medical Affairs, to serve as interim president during its meeting in Council...

Iowa conservatives stretch their muscles

AARON WALKER

April 23, 2015

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Republican presidential hopefuls have flocked to faith-based events in Iowa such as the Good Friday Prayer Breakfast, Homeschool Iowa Day, and Saturday’s Iowa Faith & Freedom Coalition Spring Kickoff, vying to harness...

Iowa officials move on ethanol

QUENTIN MISIAG

April 23, 2015

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Much of Iowa’s congressional delegation says the Environmental Protection Agency is improperly placing binds on renewable-fuel companies and consumers. Members in the U.S. House and Senate have introduced acts that would...

Lynch confirmed as attorney general to Iowa senators’ ire

BRENT GRIFFITHS

April 23, 2015

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After a five-month delay and an abortion-related scrum, Loretta Lynch was confirmed as the next U.S. attorney general on Thursday. She will be the first African-American woman to hold the position. “I think it is always...

Confidence has allowed Hickman to blossom on the mound for Iowa

RYAN RODRIGUEZ

April 23, 2015

Filed under Sports

Confidence is the ability to win games before they have started, the willingness to get back up after failing and do the same thing to come out on top the next time around. Confidence is bold. The tenacity to ignore the circumstances...

Three things to watch at Kinnick Saturday

DANNY PAYNE

April 23, 2015

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The Iowa football team is scheduled to have its final practice of the spring at 1 p.m. Saturday in Kinnick Stadium. To preview that event, the DI has three things to watch Saturday. What is the balance between the running an...

Iowa beats Wisconsin, gets Illinois next

BLAKE DOWSON

April 23, 2015

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The Iowa men’s tennis team lives to fight another day after a 4-0-blowout victory over Wisconsin in the first round of the Big Ten Tournament on Thursday. Although it’s only one match, Iowa definitely chose the right...