The Daily Iowan

Pawlenty, Cain say they’d sign deficit budget

ADAM B SULLIVAN

June 20, 2011

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DES MOINES —Three Republican presidential hopefuls condemned federal spending at an event over this past weekend. The budget deficit is burdening the next generation, endangering the economy, and threatening financial collapse,...

Local organizations flood Sen. Hamerlinck’s email

BRITTANY TREVICK

June 20, 2011

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Students across Iowa said they are still in search of an apology from an Iowa senator who tried to discourage them from lobbying at the Capitol earlier this month. And despite an official apology issued by Sen. Shawn Hamerlinck,...

Iowa City ‘proud’ of LGBT Pride weekend

IAN STEWART

June 20, 2011

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Waving rainbow banners and beating on drums, the paraders started down Johnson Street to the cheers of onlookers sitting in College Green Park. Then, the eclectic group wound its way through Iowa City’s downtown on Saturday...

UI senior an emerging DJ

ZACHARY POUND

June 20, 2011

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When Liz Alonzi steps up to the turntables, she said she feeds off the give-and-take between her and the crowd. Her goal: to give the audience members something they’ve never heard before. Musicians such as University of Iowa...

Families gather for first-annual turkey vulture festival in Coralville

BRIAN ALBERT

June 20, 2011

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Four turkey vultures sat perched on the jagged gray rocks of the Coralville Dam on June 18. Huddled closely, the birds fully extended their wings — most reaching a length of 5 or 6 feet across — to collect solar heat. As...

Area man charged with willful injury

DI STAFF

June 20, 2011

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An Oxford man was arrested by Johnson County Deputies after he allegedly choked his girlfriend in an alley outside a bar. Jeremy Joseph Prymek, 41, was charged June 18 with willful injury causing bodily injury. Police reports...

IC police arrest Hiawatha woman for assault

DI STAFF

June 20, 2011

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Iowa City police arrested a Hiawatha, Iowa, woman after she allegedly assaulted another woman. According to complaints, Brogan assaulted a woman who requested several times that Brogan leave her house. After being asked to le...

Marion man charged with extorting a teen girl

DI STAFF

June 20, 2011

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Johnson County deputies arrested a Marion man after he allegedly contacted an underage girl through a social-networking site and threatened to post naked photos of her. Daniel Joseph Herrig, 51, was charged June 15 with extortion. According...

Police: North Liberty man threatened to shoot woman

DI STAFF

June 20, 2011

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A North Liberty man was arrested by Iowa City police after he allegedly threatened to shoot a woman. Joel Venteicher, 35, was charged June 17 with domestic-abuse assault with intent and first-degree harassment. According to...

Hubbard makes good first impression in Prime Time League

ERIK PAPKE

June 20, 2011

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Anthony Hubbard introduced himself to a packed gym in North Liberty in a big way on Sunday afternoon. Hubbard torched Jill Armstrong of Lepic/Kroeger Realtors for a game-high 26 points on 7-for-14 shooting, and he made 12-of-17...

Cedar Rapids hoops family holds fundraiser for Leukemia

ERIK PAPKE

June 20, 2011

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Bill and Donna Frese are used to traveling thousands of miles from their home in Cedar Rapids to College Park, Md. They make the trip a few times every winter to support their daughter, Maryland women’s basketball coach Brenda...

Basabe misses cut for Team USA

SETH ROBERTS

June 20, 2011

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Iowa forward Melsahn Basabe didn’t make the initial cut for the USA U19 World Championship team. USA Basketball left Basabe off a list of 13 roster finalists it released on Sunday, after three days of tryouts for the team that...