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June 30, 1988
Earle Bruce, fired as Ohio State's football coach in November despite having won 75% of his games, has been named coach at Northern Iowa in Cedar Falls. Bruce, who has coached at Iowa State, said his ties in Iowa and with Eldon Miller, Northern Iowa basketball coach, brought him back to the state. "If this job were anywhere else but Iowa, I wouldn't be here," he said.
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June 30, 1988
Earle Bruce, fired as Ohio State's football coach in November despite having won 75% of his games, has been named coach at Northern Iowa in Cedar Falls. Bruce, who has coached at Iowa State, said his ties in Iowa and with Eldon Miller, Northern Iowa basketball coach, brought him back to the state. "If this job were anywhere else but Iowa, I wouldn't be here," he said.
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SPORTS
February 28, 1986 | Associated Press
Eldon Miller, who will end a 10-year coaching career at Ohio State after this season, was named the new basketball coach at the University of Northern Iowa Thursday. Miller replaced Jim Berry, who has resigned effective at the end of the season. Northern Iowa's record this season is 8-17.Miller compiled a 170-116 record at Ohio State.
NEWS
June 12, 1997 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
An Iowa music history professor has found portions of two little-known Viennese operas he says were written by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, the New York Times reported. The discovery was made by David J. Buch, a professor of music history at the University of Northern Iowa last year in the archives of the City and University Library in Hamburg, Germany. Mozart's compositions are included in "The Philosopher's Stone" and "The Beneficent Dervish."
SPORTS
March 14, 2012 | By Brian Cronin
BASKETBALL URBAN LEGEND : An NBA team drafted a female player. Today, if you are a talented female basketball player, you can possibly play professionally in the WNBA and even if you did not make the pros, women's basketball is a thriving sport in colleges all over the country (last year, eleven different women's basketball programs drew over 100,000 in attendance), with female players setting themselves up for success later in life with athletic scholarships to colleges.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 6, 1993 | BILL BILLITER
UC Irvine Executive Vice Chancellor L. Dennis Smith is one of four finalists for the job of president of the University of Nebraska. Regents of the University of Nebraska are expected to announce on Sunday their selection of the new president. On Thursday, the regents interviewed University of Northern Iowa President Constantine Curris, the last of the four finalists to go before the regents.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 3, 2003 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Irving F. Ahlquist, 84, the last survivor of the 13 original faculty members at Cal State Long Beach, died June 13 in Rossmoor, Calif. The cause of death was not announced. Born in Rockford, Ill., Ahlquist earned a bachelor's degree in history from Wheaton College, and a master's in social science and doctorate in history at the University of Illinois.
BOOKS
April 10, 1994 | SUSAN SALTER REYNOLDS
OLD SONGS IN A NEW CAFE by Robert James Waller. (Warner: $16.95; 172 pp.) I would rather have had Robert Waller give my college graduation speech (he could use the one printed in this collection under the name "Romance," given at University of Northern Iowa where he is dean of the School of Business) than the speaker we had--Felix Rohatyn.
ENTERTAINMENT
January 16, 2004 | Susannah Rosenblatt, Times Staff Writer
Slightly sexier than your average Iowa treasurer or attorney general, celebrities like actor Martin Sheen, director Rob Reiner and singer Carole King are bringing some Hollywood heat to the Iowa caucuses, choosing to brave the Midwestern winter -- right now in the relatively balmy mid-30s -- on behalf of their Democrat of choice. Most Iowans, accustomed to the strange politico-media circus that descends upon their unassuming state every four years, welcome the occasional Hollywood visitor.
BUSINESS
December 6, 1990 | From Associated Press
Airline analysts were skeptical Wednesday about plans by an Iowa group to raise $1.5 billion to buy Pan American World Airways and move its headquarters to northeast Iowa. "I'd give this a long shot at occurring," said Robert Decker, an analyst for Duff & Phelps Inc. in Chicago. He said it would be nearly impossible to raise the money needed for the buyout, especially in light of Pan Am's tottering finances.
NEWS
February 1, 2005 | Ashley Powers
With plenty of cornfields but no frozen cliffs or falls in northern Iowa, climbers itching to sink their ice axes into the real thing have to journey to Wisconsin -- or hope they're asked to climb silos. Don Briggs, a University of Northern Iowa outdoors instructor, crafts ice routes on four empty grain silos that tower 55 to 70 feet high at a buddy's farm outside Cedar Falls.
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