The siren song of alcohol

Young men and women in Iowa City aren’t just going out and getting drunk anymore. Compared with five years ago, a greater number of them are going out and risking blackouts, injury, and even death, a Daily Iowan investigation shows. They are often hysterical and obliterated, bloodied and vomit-soaked. And more of them require the services of Johnson County ambulance paramedics.

Hawk Nation eyes Miami

Local travel agents began feverishly booking fans’ trips to Miami on Sunday night as news spread that the Hawkeyes will play in the Orange Bowl on Jan. 5, 2010.

Family, friends honor Ponseti

Celebration brings together Ponseti family, patients, and supporters.

Peace Corps a plus, volunteers stress

Peace Corps sees largest number of applications in more than a decade.

Program to reach out to foster kids

When it comes time to leave a foster-care family, many children have difficulty adjusting to adult life.

District eyes more cuts

Officials will likely need to cut between roughly $1.4 million and $7.4 million in the 2010-11 school year to balance the district’s budget, according to a report released Dec. 4.

Keeping tabs on UI ITCs

UI Information Technology Services officials launched its overhauled website and mobile application just over a month ago with an popular new feature: computer lab availability.

Franchise fee could hit UI

Officials from the UI Competition with Private Enterprise Committee failed to make a decision Thursday regarding a complaint filed by the Iowa City Eels swim club against the UI’s new Iowa Flyers club.

GOP picks Cardella for supervisor election

The Johnson County Republican Party nominated Lori Cardella for the upcoming county Board of Supervisors election on Jan. 19, 2010.

Woman charged with OWI

Iowa City police arrested a woman after she allegedly drove drunk into a yard behind a house early Dec. 5.

Woman charged with theft, identity theft

Police arrested a former accounting firm employee after he allegedly used a client’s account information to pay her own bills.

Two charged with robbery

Police arrested two Iowa City men after they allegedly robbed a store on Dec. 5.

Man charged with assault

Police arrested an Iowa City man after he allegedly bit a bar employee on the shoulder and back.

Lack of vitamin D linked to lymphoma progression

Researchers from the UI and Mayo Clinic have found that the amount of vitamin D in patients being treated for diffuse large B-cell lymphoma was strongly associated with cancer progression and overall survival.

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