The Daily Iowan

More shoppers take five-fingered discount

ABE TEKIPPE

June 24, 2009

Filed under News

Retailers across the United States are reporting a spike in shoplifting, a trend reflected in local statistics. Iowa City police records indicate the department is on track for a five-year high. From January to May 2008, there...

Economy can’t trim beauty salon success

EMILY MELVOLD

June 24, 2009

Filed under News

Salons have evolved from their single-sink, heavy hairspray, perming predecessors pictured in the likes of Steel Magnolias. Today they are making changes to keep on top of their market and stay ahead of the economy. And it’s w...

Iowa City industrial park dangles incentives

CHRIS CLARK

June 24, 2009

Filed under News

The Iowa City Economic Development Committee is trying to attract companies to a new industrial park in the southeast area of Iowa City. Officials are planning to offer Good Job Incentives — in the form of property-tax relief...

More Internet shoppers become victims of wire fraud

ABE TEKIPPE

June 24, 2009

Filed under News

Bethany DeCoster, a recent UI graduate, paid $50 last summer for downloadable “anti-virus software.” But when she submitted her credit-card information, the program turned out to be a virus. Such incidents of online theft...

Johnson County Sheriff will continue aiding North Liberty police

HOLLY HINES

June 24, 2009

Filed under News

Opting to wait before hiring two new officers, North Liberty will remain the only police-patrolled Johnson County town to also contract with the county deputies, said Sheriff Lonny Pulkrabek. The agreement will means Johnson...

Racial inequality found in healthcare coverage

KATIE SIMS

June 24, 2009

Filed under News

Despite findings showing persistent ethnic disparities in health care and health status nationally, Iowa scored better than the national average. But local health-care providers said inequality still exists in Iowa City. “When...

In large Game Time loss, future-Hawk Jones still shines

SEAN MORGAN

June 24, 2009

Filed under Sports

It was the same old story for Shante Jones. Another strong performance, another big loss. Leading a depleted Goodfellow Printing/ Imprinted Sportswear squad, the Hawkeye sophomore-to-be scored 18 points and pulled down seven...

Senior Hamlin leads Game Time victory in overtime

PATRICK RAFFERTY

June 24, 2009

Filed under Sports

Iowa senior JoAnn Hamlin dominated the floor in leading Active Endeavors/McCurry’s to a 99-94 overtime victory against L.L. Pelling/Cullen Painting, despite trailing, 48-34, at halftime of Tuesday’s contest in North Liberty. The...

Hoping to serve up future college stars, UI coaches volley tennis tips to campers

ROBBIE LEHMAN

June 24, 2009

Filed under Sports

Balls were flying all over the Hawkeye Tennis & Recreation Complex as the Iowa women’s tennis coaching staff held the annual summer camp on Tuesday. When asked if there were any future Hawkeyes on the courts, head coach...

Ex-Hawk Moore still has Prime Time game

TRAVIS VARNER

June 24, 2009

Filed under Sports

Former Iowa basketball player Darryl Moore has played in the Prime Time League for more than a decade, but this season may be his last. A past Prime Time MVP, and a key Hawkeye contributor in his junior and senior seasons (1996-98),...

Athlete crimes stain reputation, but pinning the source is no easy matter

DI EDITORIAL BOARD

June 24, 2009

Filed under Opinions

Hawkeye football players breaking the law — and getting caught — shines an extremely negative light on the UI. However, when it comes to our football team’s legal woes, finding the source of the problem is not as simple...

Dirty memories of print media

COLIN GILBERT

June 24, 2009

Filed under Opinions

OK, so I love reading Playboy. And I mean reading, now, especially the fiction. Don’t get me wrong, the middle sections are nice too, sometimes a lot nicer, but it’s a damn classy publication. I guess I care about the demi...