The Daily Iowan

Iowa could lose more than half of its Workforce Development centers

EDDIE KIRSCH

June 16, 2011

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Tony Anderson, 41, has been unemployed for several months. But after walking out of the Iowa City IowaWorks office Wednesday, he now has a list of employment opportunities to pursue. Soon, however, programs such as this across...

Sculptor honors Hawkeyes through art

SETH ROBERTS

June 16, 2011

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Larry Nowlan has lived with some strange people. The Philadelphia native has shared space with Nile Kinnick and Phillies broadcaster Harry Kalas, and he’ll soon move in with Dan Gable. Nowlan is the artist responsible for...

Three years after 2008 floods, local businesses boast recovery

BRIAN ALBERT

June 16, 2011

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Just over three years ago, Joe McLaughlin and Dale Paulsen watched helplessly as floodwaters began to creep over the railroad embankment that had served as their pizza parlor’s personal dam. “It’s heartbreaking beyond belief,”...

New Patch outlet starts in Iowa City

ZACHARY POUND

June 16, 2011

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Iowa City’s residents now have four sources to get their news. And even in a tough time for the news business, experts and local competitors said the local launch of Patch.org — an online news organization that focuses on communi...

Rising rent drives some businesses out of downtown Iowa City

IAN SCHMIT

June 16, 2011

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Nancy Westvig and husband Michael Burt are happy with the new location of their business, Fired Up Iowa City. The do-it-yourself ceramic painting shop now has ample parking and a party room to host larger events since it moved...

Coralville Center for the Performing Arts to open this summer

KATIE HEINE

June 16, 2011

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The stage is set for Coralville. The city is just a few weeks away from completing a long-awaited arts facility after breaking ground in 2009. The Coralville Center for the Performing Arts, 1301 Fifth St., is scheduled to open...

West Branch woman allegedly stole over $4,000 from roommate

DI STAFF

June 16, 2011

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A West Branch woman was arrested after she allegedly stole $4,450 from her roommate of 10 years. Stephanie Pauline Dlouhy, 28, was charged Feb. 7 with second-degree theft. According to a complaint from the Johnson County Sheriff’s...

IC man charged for carrying more than 400 grams of marijuana

DI STAFF

June 16, 2011

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An Iowa City man faces numerous charges Tuesday after police allegedly found more than 400 grams of marijuana in his car. Altan “Big O” Thomas Jackson, 25, 1313 Marcy St., was charged June 14 with a drug tax-stamp violation,...

Police: Man threw cocaine from window during pursuit

DI STAFF

June 16, 2011

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Iowa City police arrested a local man after he allegedly threw bags of cocaine out his vehicle’s window when he was pursued by police. Ricky Vonkeith Mallard, 43, 1240 Dolen Place, was charged March 28 with driving while barred,...

Former Hawkeye wrestler considers run for school board

DI STAFF

June 16, 2011

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University of Iowa alum and undefeated four-time Iowa high-school state wrestling champion Jeffrey McGinness announced his candidacy for the Iowa City School Board on Wednesday in a press release. McGinness, who graduated from...

Crawford resigns after five seasons with Hawkeye golf team

BEN SCHUFF

June 16, 2011

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Kelly Crawford is no longer the coach of the Iowa women’s golf team. Iowa Athletics Director Gary Barta announced the former head coach’s resignation through a release on Wednesday. When reached by The Daily Iowan Wednesday,...

Iowa’s Hubbard opens up about experiences — and apple cobbler

SETH ROBERTS

June 16, 2011

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Anthony Hubbard really likes apple cobbler — so much so, that he was willing to travel almost 1,000 miles to be close to a good recipe. At least that’s what he told reporters when asked why he committed to play basketball...