The Daily Iowan

40 win cheaper home in Iowa City

CHRIS CLARK

June 23, 2009

Filed under News

Thanks to a spin of a lucky Bingo cage, Iowa City native Brandon LeFever will have the chance to move with his wife and stepdaughter into his first home — at a considerably smaller price tag. LeFever and other Iowa City residents...

Locals using Twitter against Iran censorship

HOLLY HINES

June 23, 2009

Filed under News

Twitter users around the world — Iowa City included — are changing their location and time-zone settings to match those of Tehran residents in order to thwart government censors. These efforts reportedly impede the Iranian...

Transition to paperless medical records may be prickly

TYLER LYON

June 23, 2009

Filed under News

At a June 10 meeting with the state Board of Regents, UI Hospitals and Clinics officials unveiled a $55 million Epic system. It allows staff to access patients’ electronic medical records across hospitals such as University...

New boutiques head for downtown

ADAM SALAZAR

June 23, 2009

Filed under News

Since the Iowa City City Council passed a bar zoning ordinance June 2, downtown has seen new retailers arrive, taking over real estate that otherwise might have ended up as new bars. Two new boutiques, Lyla’s, 211 E. Washington...

Illegal downloading can carry a heavy price

NICOLE KARLIS

June 23, 2009

Filed under News

Is downloading one song online worth an $80,000 fine? The answer: yes, according to a federal jury and the Recording Industry Association of America. A single mother of two, Jammie Thomas-Rasset, faces a $1.92 million fine for...

Cookie dough contamination just the latest food poisoning

ZHANRAN ZHAO

June 23, 2009

Filed under News

Despite health warnings, 39 percent of people in the United States eat raw cookie dough, according to Consumer Reports. And even with a recent recall of Nestlé Toll House products because of E. coli contamination, some UI students...

Henderson’s 27 not enough in Prime Time

J.T. BUGOS

June 23, 2009

Filed under Sports

Seven years have passed since Duez Henderson donned the Black and Gold, but he still knows how to tear it up on the hardwood. In a game pitting L.L. Pelling/Iowa City Ready Mix against Culver’s of Coralville in the Prime Time...

May has hot hand in Prime Time win

TRAVIS VARNER

June 23, 2009

Filed under Sports

Iowa incoming freshman Eric May dominated the floor Monday, leading his Mike Gatens Real Estate/McCurry’s team over Iowa teammate Anthony Tucker’s Vinton Merchants squad, 104-86. May was virtually unstoppable, slashing his...

Camp aids tracksters

AARON COOPER

June 23, 2009

Filed under Sports

The annual Iowa Track and Field/Cross-Country summer camp is under- way, with both the men’s and women’s coaching staffs stressing a solid set of fundamentals to potential future Hawkeyes. It consists of 48 campers and runs...

Commentary: Taking to the links for a cause

ROBBIE LEHMAN

June 23, 2009

Filed under Sports

Whether they like it or not, Iowa athletes are celebrities. They must accept this fact. And as celebrities, they must accept the power and responsibility that comes with the position. Several of them did on Monday afternoon,...

Point/Counterpoint: Should drafts should have an age limit?

DI SPORTS STAFF

June 23, 2009

Filed under Sports

YES If you had told me on the evening of my high-school graduation I could either go to college and attempt to complete a four-year degree or make millions playing a sport for 10 years, it wouldn’t matter if that sport was s...

Protests in Iran reminiscent of China in ‘89

BEAU ELLIOT

June 23, 2009

Filed under Opinions

Twenty years ago, I played a pretty mean shortstop. (I still play a pretty mean shortstop — it’s just a lot more brutal to watch.) Of course, 20 years ago I did a lot more than play shortstop, because, as it turns out in...