The Daily Iowan

Transient may have been shot by off-duty deputy

REGINA ZILBERMINTS

July 24, 2009

Filed under News

A plain-clothed Johnson County deputy fatally shot a transient man Friday evening following a stabbing outside Hawkeye Hideaway bar, Iowa City police confirmed early Saturday. According to witnesses, the stabbing victim left...

Field House & Etc. may lose liquor licenses

ZHI XIONG

July 24, 2009

Filed under News

The owners of 3rd Base and Et Cetera may have to fight to maintain their liquor licenses at the Iowa City City Council meeting July 28. Iowa City Police Chief Sam Hargadine recommended that the city not renew the permits for...

New bridge awaits city expansion

NICOLE KARLIS

July 24, 2009

Filed under News

Mike Lehman’s family has owned and farmed land in Iowa City since 1960. But he knows another piece of it could soon be gone. Iowa City is waiting to annex half a square mile south of the city limits — including Lehman’s...

UI eyes stalking policy

HOLLY HINES

July 24, 2009

Filed under News

A new policy may be needed to address stalking cases at the UI, said Monique DiCarlo, the university sexual-misconduct-response coordinator. The UI deals with reports of this behavior under the auspices of other policies, such...

Small firms receive state start-up grants

ZHANRAN ZHAO

July 24, 2009

Filed under News

In a time of over-stretched budgets, Iowa lawmakers have not forgotten small companies in the state dedicated to research and technology. Last week, J&J Solutions, Inc. and Terpenoid Therapeutics Inc., two companies with...

Iraqi students test exchange program

SCOTT RAYNOR

July 24, 2009

Filed under News

An estimated 40 Iraqi students will make it to the UI in January 2010, a pilot test of a project so ambitious, it left one Iraqi student stunned. “To be honest, when I heard I didn’t believe it,” said Talib Nawfel Talib,...

Alleged bank robber charged in federal court

REGINA ZILBERMINTS

July 24, 2009

Filed under News

The state of Iowa has dismissed robbery charges against Charles Curry, 19, but that doesn’t mean the North Liberty man is off the hook. Federal officials issued three warrants against Curry on Thursday. And that can carry a...

Alexander rules again in Game Time final

ROBBIE LEHMAN

July 24, 2009

Filed under Sports

If this summer’s Game Time League performance is any preview of what to expect this winter, then the Big Ten better get ready for Kachine Alexander. The Iowa junior guard did a little bit of everything this summer to earn the...

Brotherly shove through childhood brings trio to collegiate mat

J.T. BUGOS

July 24, 2009

Filed under Sports

Wrestling turned into fighting. Fighting turned into target practice. Tempers flared. Lamps were broken. By some unimaginable circumstance, a chandelier became a casualty. Three boys surveyed the wreckage, and knew they were in...

Finding community in RAGBRAI

CHRIS CLARK

July 24, 2009

Filed under Sports

More than 10,000 people on a 442-mile bike ride across an entire state drinking countless cases of beer and eating daily at places like Mr. Porkchop, Mama Raphael’s, and Tender Tom’s — a life only RAGBRAI riders know. But...

Interactive Graphic: RAGBRAI Journal

DAN AMBRISCO

July 24, 2009

Filed under Sports

On fixing journalism, high schoolers beat the pros

ADAM SULLIVAN

July 24, 2009

Filed under Opinions

Wide-spread layoffs, pay cuts, and defunct publications. Recently graduated journalism friends have told me they literally have nightmares about those things. But step back an age group to the high-school journalists I hung out...