The Daily Iowan

Experts say Community ID’s not effective

BEN MARKS

April 22, 2015

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To cheers and whistles, the Johnson County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to create a Johnson County community-ID program two weeks ago. With the vote, the county joined a small handful of other communities around the...

City Council passes first consideration on amending City Charter

BILL COONEY

April 22, 2015

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The Iowa City City Charter will soon get an update thanks to the Charter Review Commission and now the first vote by the Iowa City City Council. The City Council passed, 6-0 with Councilor Terry Dickens absent, the first consideration...

Avian Flu not expected to spread in Iowa

NICK MOFFIT

April 22, 2015

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The meat, eggs, and other products from millions of Iowa poultry infected with the H5N2 avian influenza won’t make it to the dinner table, but that’s not the only problem two infected farms could create for the state....

AIB closure looms

DI STAFF

April 22, 2015

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AIB’s last athletics season is drawing to a close. The Des Moines business college is taking an inventory athletics equipment to figure out what will be sold or donated, according to a press release. Additionally, the institution...

Coralville man was charged with possession of marijuana and firearms

DI STAFF

April 22, 2015

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Authorities have accused a Coralville man of possessing marijuana and firearms. Dwain Feijo, 48, was charged with controlled-substance violation and failure to affix drug stamp on March 30. According to online court documents,...

Demonstration goes to ‘pot’

ALYSSA GUZMAN AND AARON WALKER

April 21, 2015

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The Young Americans for Liberty handed out pot brownies on Monday — but they aren’t the ones you’re thinking of. April 20, or “4/20,” is a holiday of sorts for marijuana enthusiasts. Members of the libe...

Governments from across Johnson County discuss collaboration on shelter

BILL COONEY

April 21, 2015

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Towns from across Johnson County discussed plans for the continuation of the county’s winter homeless shelter program Tuesday night. Officials from around the county gathered Monday evening at the Coralville City Hall for...

Leave it to beaver

BENJAMIN TOWAR

April 21, 2015

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University of Iowa Facilities Management has formed a unique partnership with local tree-trimming experts — the Iowa River’s beaver population. Andy Dahl, the Facilities Management arborist, the beavers’ relati...

Poor Farm vies for grant

CORY PORTER

April 21, 2015

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The Johnson County Poor Farm hasn’t been an operating farm in decades, but in 2016, it will be back in business. In the summer of 2014, John Boller, the executive director of the Coralville Ecumenical Food Pantry, was...

Psychology department pushing for name change

GRACE PATERAS

April 21, 2015

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One of the most visible departments on campus might see a name change. On Thursday, the state Board of Regents’ Education Committee will discuss the proposed name change of the University of Iowa Department of Psychology...

Community remembers Mogni

NICK MOFFIT

April 20, 2015

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As friends and family came to the podium to tell stories and remember the life of Andrew Mogni, there were a few characteristics that were commonly echoed: happiness, kindness, and charisma. Roughly 500 people filled the IMU Second...

UI international programs warns students about exporting cars

LI DAI

April 20, 2015

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Members of organizations seeking to purchase new luxury automobiles in order to export them to China for resale are approaching University of Iowa students. Luxury cars that typically sell at around $50,000 to $80,000 in the...