The Daily Iowan

Iowa City councilors prepare for Melrose vendor vote

NINA EARNEST

June 21, 2011

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The University of Iowa might pitch in resources to quell complaints about messy tailgators before Hawkeye football games. Doug Boothroy, the director of the city’s Housing and Inspection Services, said he received an e-mail...

UI doctoral students gather stories from southeast-Iowa City residents

LUKE VOELZ

June 21, 2011

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Robert Gutsche wants people to look beyond breaking news. The 30-year-old is one of three University of Iowa doctoral students who founded CrossingBorders.us, an interactive website that shares stories and culture from Iowa City’s ...

Eastern Iowa farms follow agritourism trend

BRITTANY TREVICK

June 21, 2011

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Gerarda Keppler wiped some imaginary dust off her mahogany table as she walked around her airy, wooden Barn House. “I love the spirit of this place,” she said, standing in front of a window that has a view of endless rolling...

UI dean delves into Iowa’s history

JULIANA FABIANO

June 21, 2011

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Twenty-five years ago, Tom Baker was inspired to write a book. Back then, he was a humble grad student in the University of Iowa’s history program. Today he’s the UI associate dean of students — and he’s finally written...

Iconic band Yo La Tengo to perform at the Englert

NINA EARNEST

June 21, 2011

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The members of Yo La Tengo don’t speak Spanish. Instead, guitarist Ira Kaplan said, the name was a phrase — translated as “I’ve got it” — they had heard and read used by the New York Mets. “That was part of the...

Iowa Summer Rep focuses on families

ASMAA ELKEURTI

June 21, 2011

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Family — everybody has one: a tightly knit, complex unit of people who love one another unconditionally. Most of the time. The Iowa Summer Rep’s theme for the season examines the absurdities and dramatics that go along with...

Police: Man threw glitter in face of anti-gay protester

DI STAFF

June 21, 2011

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An Iowa City man faces an assault charge after he allegedly threw confetti in a man’s face. Dominique Jame Conway, 24, 409 S. Dodge St. Apt. 4, was charged June 18. According to a complaint, Iowa City police were called to...

Teen charged with forgery, theft

DI STAFF

June 21, 2011

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Iowa City police arrested a local man after he allegedly stole $34,000 from two churches. Christopher James Jones, 18, 320 E. Benton St. Apt. 3, was charged May 17 with forgery and second-degree theft. According to a complaint,...

Children injured when man backs over playhouse

DI STAFF

June 21, 2011

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A West Branch man was arrested after he allegedly drove over a playhouse, injuring two young children. Timothy Patrick Cahill, 50, was charged Sunday with driving while revoked. According to an Iowa City police complaint, officers...

Men’s hoops potential draws crowd to youth camp

SETH ROBERTS

June 21, 2011

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Andrew Francis stood near the basketball courts at the Field House, dripping with sweat. The Iowa men’s basketball assistant coach hadn’t been playing hoops and hadn’t been in a high-pressure conversation with a prized...

Point/counterpoint: Who should be the No. 1 pick in Thursday’s NBA Draft?

DI STAFF

June 21, 2011

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Kyrie Irving, Duke Rewind to four years ago, when the Chicago Bulls owned the first pick in the NBA draft, they faced a serious problem. The Bulls had to choose between Derrick Rose, an athletic point guard who lacked a jum...

Football picks up Ohio recruit

DI STAFF

June 21, 2011

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The Iowa football team picked up its second recruit in the class of 2012 on Monday. Wide receiver Cameron Wilson, from Dublin, Ohio, committed to the Hawkeyes on Monday morning, according to Hawkeyeinsider.com’s Rob Howe. The...