Today's Photos


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Covered in fresh snow, the statue of Irving R. Weber salutes people who walk in the 20-degree weather on Thursday. Weber's statue has seen its fair share of snow (given that statutes can't actually see), having been erected in 2003. The statue was donated by Steve Maxon and Doris Park, as well as other Iowa City sponsors.

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UI American Sign Language lecturer Tim Sheets demonstrates the ABCs in sign language on Thursday. According to a report by the Modern Language Association, enrollment in American Sign Language classes rose 16 percent from 2006 to 2009.

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Oakdale Hall sits mostly empty on Nov. 22. Built in 1908, the facility was once the state's largest tuberculosis sanatorium, peaking at 814 patients in 1926.

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A 9-mm pistol sits inside a display case on Wednesday in Fin and Feather on Wednesday, which sells a variety of firearms. Changes will go into effect in Iowa on Jan. 1 regarding gun regulations.

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UI senior Cassie Creasy sits in front of a door in her house on Thursday. Creasy added an international studies major after she became interested in political issues currently facing Eastern Asia. This past summer, she traveled to the Tianjin province in China and completed her senior project about the area.
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Piles of toys sit ready to be packaged as volunteers Maria Pihl and Christal Johnson pick up wish lists at Project Holiday on Thursday.


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