The Daily Iowan

City Council to discuss red light cameras

ALISON SULLIVAN

March 21, 2011

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Iowa City drivers could see an extra pair of eyes at several city intersections as early as this summer. The Iowa City City Council will discuss the possibility of installing red-light cameras at 10 intersections at tonight’s...

UI alcohol offenses jump

HAYLEY BRUCE

March 21, 2011

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The number of people arrested by University of Iowa police more than doubled between 2009 and 2010, with the biggest increases during the second half of the year. The number of University of Iowa students charged with an alcohol-related...

Shelter House, UI collaborate to form choir

SARAH BULMER

March 21, 2011

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The sound of music floated through the halls of the Shelter House. Ten choir members, including several residents, sat in a small room singing “Prayer, Love, Light, and Peace.” The sound drifted into the lobby, where fellow residen...

Iowa City to test year-round farmers’ market

KATIE HEINE

March 21, 2011

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Baked goods, fresh eggs, and homemade soaps may soon be merely steps away for Phyllis Rosenwinkel. Only tall grass separates the 65-year-old’s house and Wood Elementary School, where a yearlong indoor farmers’ market may...

Students: March Madness impacts productivity

ALLIE JOHNSON

March 21, 2011

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Iowa City resident Louie Deblois said he watches March Madness basketball games constantly throughout the workday. But he said it’s not a problem. In fact, it’s challenges him to stay more focused, he said while watching M...

UI looks to increase female engineers

HEATHER EDELMAN

March 21, 2011

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Caitlin Andersen was ready to pursue a law degree before she came to the University of Iowa in fall 2009. But Andersen, who excelled at math and science throughout high school, decided she couldn’t let her talents go to waste. So...

Spotlight Iowa City: Mt. Vernon man builds bikes for disabled

KENDALL MCCABE

March 21, 2011

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Tim Kelley has always been an engineer. First, it was building hot rods in high school. Then, his career involved designing Disney roller coasters. He’s now retired, but the Mount Vernon resident isn’t done. “I cannot...

McDonough falls in title match, Iowa wrestling finishes third at NCAAs

J.T. BUGOS

March 21, 2011

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PHILADELPHIA — Iowa’s Matt McDonough ran on to the raised platform of the Wells Fargo Center amid mixed reviews to his announcement for the 125-pound championship match. Hawkeye fans could be heard cheering, but boos were...

Commentary: Iowa wrestler the victim of two judgment calls at NCAAs

J.T. BUGOS

March 21, 2011

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PHILADELPHIA — Iowa’s Montell Marion was the victim of two judgment calls at the NCAA wrestling championships. On March 18, Marion seemed to be on his way to the finals with a takedown of Michigan’s Kellen Russell in sudden...

Iowa out-hustled by Gonzaga

JON FRANK

March 21, 2011

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SPOKANE, Wash. — Iowa’s 92-86 loss to Gonzaga was breathtaking — in more ways than one. The stifling pace the game was played at kept fans on their feet, but it took its toll on the players — particularly Iowa’s players. After...

Commentary: Iowa played its tournament matchup in unfriendly confines

JON FRANK

March 21, 2011

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SPOKANE, Wash. — Iowa got a raw deal. The Hawkeyes entered the NCAA Tournament as a No. 6 seed, and yet they played No. 11 seed Gonzaga at the McCarthey Athletics Center on March 19 … Gonzaga’s home court. Tournament games...

Iowa softball takes two wins to improve to 16-12

MOLLY IRENE OLMSTEAD

March 21, 2011

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The Iowa softball team returned home on Sunday after 26-straight games on the road. Its first game was postponed for more than 45 minutes because of rain and lightning, but once the blue skies returned above Pearl Field, the Hawkeyes...