Three fired, two suspended for accessing football players’ records

Three UI Hospitals and Clinics employees were fired and two more placed on unpaid suspension for inappropriately accessing the files of 13 Hawkeye football players hospitalized last week.

Mason backs tuition increases

UI president Sally Mason said Thursday she supports the 5 percent tuition increase facing UI in-state students, though some programs face up to a 40 percent increase.

DM kid looks forward to Big Event, finishing cancer treatment

Eight-year-old Paden Lindquist was diagnosed with ALL Philadelphia Chromosome Positive at 6-years-old, but only three months of treatment remain.

IC schools make changes after snow day frustration

Superintendent Murley said he hopes the new additions, including a new phone number and Twitter account, will help avoid problems in the future.

Councilors to discuss empty storefronts

In the wake of four bars and Express clothing store closing, Iowa City has several vacant commercial spaces to fill, and city officials said they may discuss the issue at a future work session.

UIHC officials confident in audit outcome

The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics department of Ophthalmology is under audit by regent officials for problems with the program EPIC. A previous audit turned up a missing $11 million, but officials say they are confident this audit won’t reveal any missing money.

UI student becomes Internet sensation after defending gay parents

Daily Iowan columnist Zach Wahls spoke out Monday against the House Joint Resolution 6 banning gay marriage, and since then has been fielding interview requests from around the country.

Blizzard creates many tow jobs

Authorities work to tow cars in the way of their clean-up duties after the snow storm.

Revamping Broadway condos may have mixed results

While Southgate Development’s plan to purchase all of Broadway Condominiums could cut down on crime, experts said it could also make rent prices out of reach for some families.

Regents approve Children’s Hospital design

The future Children’s Hospital is slated for completion in 2015.

Spotlight: UI employee keeps worms as a hobby

UI associate professor Rachel Williams and her family treat their worms almost as pets and ship the red wigglers all over the country.

Officials plan 24-hour Dance Marathon down to the minute

Dance Marathon’s “Big Event” includes performances, musical acts, and breaks for food — all logged into a schedule broken into five-minute increments.

Johnson County kicks off Relay for Life with McCafferys

The fundraiser for fighting cancer will take place June 24 and 25.

College of Engineering hosts French students

UI senior engineering students collaborated with French counterparts to cut energy consumption at Rec Center and Field House.

Iowa named best children’s health system in the nation

Former Minnesota Gov. to speak at UI

General Counsel not surprised by FEMA ruling on art museum

UI looks to diversify investments

Happy Joes caught in blaze

Officials search for animal involved in dog bite

North Liberty man guilty of second-degree robbery

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