The Daily Iowan

New regent president to focus on naming ISU president

LUKE VOELZ

July 13, 2011

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The new state Board of Regents executives will face growing tuition costs, a university lacking a president, and growing demands for transparency in state relations. Regent President Craig Lang and President Pro Tem Bruce Rastetter...

New regents executives made contributions to Branstad

ADAM B SULLIVAN

July 13, 2011

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The two newest State Board of Regents executives both have strong political ties to Gov. Terry Branstad, but Iowa politicos say such connections are the norm. Regents David Miles and Jack Evans resigned from their leadership...

Three to vie for Loebsack’s second district spot

JULIANA FABIANO

July 13, 2011

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At least three people have enlisted to challenge U.S. Rep. Dave Loebsack in 2012. Each of the potential Republican opponents will focus on economic issues during the primary race. Richard Gates Tea Party activist and production m...

Council approves precinct border changes

CHASTITY DILLARD

July 13, 2011

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Iowa City moved closer to finalizing a new voter precinct map on Tuesday, but officials said the new borders will likely to little to change huge disparity in turnout among precincts. The Iowa City City Council voted 7-0 to redraw...

UI international students receive free furniture

BRITTANY TREVICK

July 13, 2011

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University of Iowa graduate student Hao Zhang came to Iowa from China with no furniture to stock his apartment. But after stopping at Faith Baptist Church, he wound up with a desk, a microwave, and much more to furnish his Iowa...

Summer of the Arts director balances passion for arts, love for family

LINDSAY DOUGLAS

July 13, 2011

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Lisa Barnes’ hard working heart pumps her passion for the arts, and always has. Her appreciation for art came early in her life, when she watched her mother dabble in the arts. “Mom wanted to be an art teacher, but her mom...

Five arrested after police find marijuana

DI STAFF

July 13, 2011

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Police arrested five local people Monday after allegedly finding marijuana, packaging material, scales, drug paraphernalia, and numerous other items in an Iowa City home. According to reports, officers carried out a search warrant...

Coralville man arrested for assault with weapon

DI STAFF

July 13, 2011

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Coralville police arrested a man after he allegedly assaulted a woman with a knife. Moris Mauricio Trujillo, 29, was charged July 12 with domestic-abuse assault while displaying a weapon. According to a complaint, Trujillo...

Iowa Braille School campus could be without power for a week

DI STAFF

July 13, 2011

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An official at the Iowa Braille School, which was severely damaged during Monday’s storms, said power may not be restored to the campus for as long as a week. The news came when Superintendent Patrick Clancy offered a brief...

IC School Board submits budget requests

DI STAFF

July 13, 2011

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The Iowa City School Board voted unanimously Tuesday night to approve the Legislative Committee’s three priority recommendations to be submitted to the Iowa Association of School Boards. These recommendations for the 2013-14...

City Council approves considering UniverCity sales

DI STAFF

July 13, 2011

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The Iowa City City Council, on a 7-0 vote Tuesday night, decided to consider a proposal to sell two single-family homes in Iowa City. Under a grant for the UniverCity Neighborhood Partnership Program, the city plans to sell...

Hubbard’s blunder leads to Prime Time loss

BEN SCHUFF

July 13, 2011

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Anthony Hubbard has dominated the Prime Time League all summer long, but he’s not perfect. The Iowa forward admitted he mishandled the final play of Tuesday’s game, a mistake that resulted in a 87-85 loss. With fewer than...