The Daily Iowan

Senior Center sees membership spike

KATIE HEINE

April 25, 2011

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Officials at the Iowa City/Johnson County Senior Center have received an early anniversary present: more members. Though the center's 30th anniversary isn't until September, its total membership is more than 1,300 this year,...

New UISG City Council liaison to look past 21-only

NINA EARNEST

April 25, 2011

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The new University of Iowa student government liaison to the City Council said he hopes to represent student interests in the face of a changing downtown Iowa City. Last year, Raj Patel campaigned against the controversial 21-ordinance...

Itoh sentenced to 7 days

HAYLEY BRUCE

April 25, 2011

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A former University of Iowa assistant professor accused of physically and sexually assaulting a lab assistant will serve seven days in jail. Toshiki Itoh was sentenced April 22 after a jury found him guilty of two counts of assault...

Coralville eyes zoning for breweries

LUKE VOELZ

April 25, 2011

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Generation Y wants better beer, and Coralville wants to be in on the action. On Tuesday, the Coralville City Council will hold a public hearing to discuss granting breweries special-exception use permits in commercial districts....

UI to celebrate Middle East week

ALLIE WRIGHT

April 25, 2011

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The Arab Students Association wants the University of Iowa community to look beyond the turmoil that's rocking Libya, Syria, Yemen, and a host of other Middle Eastern states. Today marks the second day of a week of activities...

Spotlight: Gilmore’s passion evident for Iowa baseball program

MATT COZZI

April 25, 2011

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When Ray Gilmore was 6 years old, he jumped on the chance to become Iowa's batboy. Thirty-four years later, the lifelong Hawkeye fan has remained involved with the Iowa baseball program in one capacity or another. "My...

3 men face drug charges

DI STAFF

April 25, 2011

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Coralville police have arrested three men after allegedly finding drugs in a child's bedroom. Robin Moore, 22, and Hodari Hall, 25, 1616 Fifth St. Apt. 12, were charged April 22 with child endangerment, controlled-substance violation,...

Two arrested in drug sting

DI STAFF

April 25, 2011

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Iowa City police have arrested two local men after they allegedly tried to buy drugs from undercover detectives. Todd Schockemoehl, 27, 720 N. Dubuque St. Apt. 11, and Moktosi Rukundo, 24, 2631 Rushmore Drive, were charged April...

Man faces weapons charge

DI STAFF

April 25, 2011

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Coralville police arrested a man after he allegedly pointed a gun at another person. Carl J. Scott, 26, Mount Pleasant, Iowa, was charged April 23 with carrying weapons. According to a police report, officers were dispatched...

Coralville man faces drug charges

DI STAFF

April 25, 2011

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A Coralville man faces eight drug-related charges after being arrested by Iowa City police last week. Jordan Dale Arneal, also known as "Gumby," 23, was charged April 21 with two counts of unlawful possession of prescription...

City High principal wins award

DI STAFF

April 25, 2011

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City High Principal John Bacon has won the inaugural Yager Educational Accomplishment Award, according to a university press release. The award, the University of Iowa College of Education's highest honor for a graduate, was...

Judge dismisses judicial retention suit

DI STAFF

April 25, 2011

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A Polk County judge has dismissed a lawsuit charging that the ballots used in Iowa's 2010 judicial retention election were unconstitutional, according to a press release. The release said the lawsuit — filed by attorneys Thomas...