Carroll resigns from state Board of Regents

Regent Nicole Carroll has resigned from her position on the state Board of Regents, effective immediately, she announced in a statement released Thursday. Carroll said in the statement that her family is moving out of state, and she wanted to announce her move before the next Board of Regents meeting on Dec. 3. “This is […]

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TIF plan for former Sycamore Mall approved

                      The Iowa City City Council approved tax-increment funding for the Iowa City Marketplace on Tuesday. By Nicholas Moffitt nicholas-moffitt@uiowa.edu The Iowa City Marketplace will now receive up to $1.75 million for improvements from the City of Iowa City. The Iowa City City Council voted […]

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Blues and Boogie Woogie Piano Stomp rocks the Englert

Chase Garret’s 5th annual Blues and Boogie Woogie Piano Stomp had audiences swaying in their seats. By Devyn Young devyn-young@uiowa.edu “When you get such a group of talented musicians from all over the country who have never played together and put them on stage together, magic can and probably will happen,” Seth Kibel said, a […]

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The Board of Regents looks at the future site of Hancher on Wednesday. (The Daily Iowan/Ian Servin)

UI, ISU, UNI could see job cuts

The state Board of Regents unanimously voted to move forward with eight more proposals during a telephonic meeting Friday afternoon, including one piece that could eliminate over 250 jobs at the University of Iowa, Iowa State University and the University of Northern Iowa. The recommendations — involving institutional practice changes in the areas of finance, human resources, facilities, and […]

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Review: Citizenfour

FilmScene’s newest feature shows Edward Snowden through a new, less-sensationalized lens. By Adam Gromotka Adam-gromotka@uiowa.edu Edward Snowden. Do you remember that name? Obviously you do. But depending on where your news came from, how you remember him could be very different from the folks across the hall. Now’s your chance to see who the “world’s […]

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Fire damages Iowa City apartment building

An apartment building under construction in Iowa City’s Peninsula neighborhood caught fire late Wednesday night, effecting the building’s basement and first floor. The Iowa City Fire Department was dispatched at 10:55 p.m. to 2161 Willenbrock Circle, according to a Thursday morning news release by the department. The fire spread rapidly and caused the ground-level floor to fall […]

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Officer accidently shoots himself, another officer

An Iowa City police officer accidentally shots himself and another officer while cleaning his service weapon Monday evening. According to a release, members of the Iowa City police were conducting cleaning and maintenance of their service weapons at the substation, 1067 Highway 6 E., when an officer accidentally shot his weapon at himself and another […]

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Homicide suspect dies before trial

Former University of Iowa researcher John Bloomfield was reported dead on Monday. By Nicholas Moffitt nicholas-moffitt@uiowa.edu A trial that would have taken place in January to determine whether former University of Iowa researcher John Bloomfield strangled wife Frances Bloomfield in 1997 will no longer take place; John Bloomfield was reported on Monday to have died. […]

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UI Director of Public Safety to retire

University of Iowa Director of Public Safety Chuck Green will be retiring after 20 years with the university. Green’s retirement is set to take effect on January 9, 2015. “January 9th will mark my 20th year as director of public safety and, over the last two decades, the men and women of this department have […]

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Week in Review: News you may have missed

Each Monday, The Daily Iowan will provide a recap of the prior week’s local news in brief. Here are five local and state news topics from this past week that you may have missed or want to read again: New details emerge in the firing of former coach Tracey Griesbaum Dismissed Iowa field-hockey coach Tracey Griesbaum and […]

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