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Lynch confirmed as attorney general to Iowa senators’ ire

BRENT GRIFFITHS

April 24, 2015

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After a five-month delay and an abortion-related scrum, Loretta Lynch was confirmed as the next U.S. attorney general on Thursday. She will be the first African-American woman to hold the position. “I think it is always...

Senior Week set to kick off

CORY PORTER

April 24, 2015

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University of Iowa seniors will graduate in less than a month, but before they walk across that stage and into the real world, they have a going-away present: Senior Week. Started last year by the Campus Activities Board and...

Demonstrators speak loudly with silence

TANNER SIEGWORTH

April 24, 2015

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Perhaps the strongest way to send a message is to not say anything at all. Roughly 20 people gathered on the T. Anne Cleary Walkway on Thursday to express their concerns about African-American students on the University of Iowa...

Supervisors move on ambulance project

BEN MARKS

April 24, 2015

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Three area companies have been selected as possible contractors to design Johnson County’s future $3.4 million medical examiner and ambulance building. On April 29, the Johnson County Board of Supervisors will hold...

Daymond John shares success story

BEN MARKS

April 24, 2015

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To the sounds of Run-DMC, Prince, and the Beastie Boys, famous entrepreneur — and “shark” on the reality television series “Shark Tank” — Daymond John spoke to a sold-out crowd about his life growing...

Walsh reflects on time as regent

CARLY MATTHEW

April 24, 2015

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COUNCIL BLUFFS — One regent took time to express mixed feelings about her appointment before its end. Outgoing Regent Hannah Walsh voiced both her appreciations and concern for the state Board of Regents during a meeting in...

It’s official: Robillard will become interim leader

CARLY MATTHEW

April 24, 2015

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The search continues, but one major step is complete. The state Board of Regents appointed Jean Robillard, the University of Iowa vice president for Medical Affairs, to serve as interim president during its meeting in Council...

New take on barbecue

GRACE PATERAS

April 23, 2015

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Each week, The Daily Iowan will provide an in-depth look at a local business. Customers have been said to walk inside 130 S. Dubuque St. and order a deluxe “kickin’ chicken” sandwich, only to be surprised t...

Daymond John to speak on campus

BENJAMIN TOWAR

April 23, 2015

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Daymond John, founder of FUBU and cast member on “Shark Tank,” will visit the University of Iowa today for the Hawkeye Innovation Summit in the IMU Main Lounge. Students, staff, and “Shark Tank” fans will...

Organ transplant patients commemorate 5,000 surgeries

LI DAI

April 23, 2015

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Wednesday, on Earth Day, a few who have received organ transplants participated in a small tree-planting event to commemorate 5,000 organs transplanted at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. The event began at the Eckstein...

Students discuss sexual assault at summit

CELINA CARR

April 23, 2015

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Applause, shouts, and laughter could be heard through the cracks of the IMU Second-Floor Ballroom on Wednesday. However, there was no concert or comedy show; the event that took place covered a serious topic of discussion —...

AIB closure looms

DI STAFF

April 22, 2015

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AIB’s last athletics season is drawing to a close. The Des Moines business college is taking an inventory athletics equipment to figure out what will be sold or donated, according to a press release. Additionally, the institution...