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City Council supports city manager search firm

Though no official vote was taken, none of the councilors disagreed with Mayor Matt Hayek’s suggestion to outsource the search. They noted an outside firm would provide them with a wide array of applications for the position.


UI engineering students design flood sensor

With a greater-than-average flooding risk for spring, the ultrasonic flood sensor may be helpful for future flood forecasting.


Q&A: Mason discusses tuition, Hancher

In a monthly interview with The Daily Iowan, President Sally Mason addressed a few expected decisions at this week’s Board of Regents meeting.


Dance Marathon: Family remains involved

Mikayla VanWey has been done with treatments for six months, but she and her family are still committed to serving the Dance Marathon community.


Dance Marathon: Nurse uses laughter to care for kids

For 28 years, one UI nurse has devoted herself to children with cancer.


Dance Marathon: Student fundraiser tops $4,000

Canning, writing letters, and hosting a garage sale are ways one student became the top fundraiser.


Dance Marathon: That ‘can’-do air

Dancer Marathon participants use canning, specifically around residential neighborhood, to help in their fundraising efforts.


Dance Marathon: Running for cancer

Nearly 175 students ran the Chicago Marathon last year to benefit the UI’s Dance Marathon.


Local politicians turning to Twitter

Politicians statewide have started tweeting in the last year, broadening their audience base and adding another element to campaigns.


Spotlight Iowa City: Cosmic outlook is her passion

Winner of the Churchill Scholarship, Maria Drout has made major strides in research in physics and astronomy.


Neighborhood Centers, School District deny suit allegations

The Neighborhood Centers of Johnson County and the Iowa City School District have submitted their answer to a lawsuit filed by an Iowa City woman, according to court documents.


DeMuth lawyers push for delay

Attorneys for a Minneapolis man charged in connection with the 2004 break-in at the UI Spence Labs and Seashore Hall have renewed their request for a trial delay, according to court documents.


Attempted murder trial set for May 3

Judges have reset the trial of an Iowa City man charged with attempted murder, according to court documents.


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