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National, local leaders stress education reform in Des Moines

CHASTITY DILLARD

July 26, 2011

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National and local education leaders discussed ways to reform Iowa's education system in Des Moines Monday, listing the future of teacher salaries and economic growth as two priorities. "How can Iowa deliver a world-class...

Former UI prof’s study shows drop in alcohol charges

BRIAN ALBERT

July 26, 2011

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A study released Sunday suggests the frequency of underage OWI and public-intoxication bookings in Iowa City has decreased since 2010. And while some officials are attributing the shift to the 21-ordinance, others are pointing...

Iowa City named state’s most "walkable" city

LUKE VOELZ

July 26, 2011

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Iowa City was recently named as the most "walkable" city in the state, but some local officials said the city could better that ranking on a national front with less reliance on public transit and more population density...

Johnson County buildings earn gold sustainability rating

BRITTANY TREVICK

July 26, 2011

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The Johnson County Conservation Board is now working in a building with cabinets made out of compressed sunflower seeds and countertops made out of recycled glassware. The new building, Conservation Headquarters, was just awarded...

Local 26-year-old an award-winning tattoo artist

BEN SCHUFF

July 26, 2011

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David Rich likes to conquer new ideas. If something he wants doesn't exist, he'll create it. With tattoos inked up and down his arms, on the sides of his neck, and one hidden beneath black Dickie-brand shorts on his right thigh,...

UIHC doctors rank in new surgical database

DI STAFF

July 26, 2011

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The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics has 151 doctors listed on the U.S. News & World Report's Top Doctors, a new searchable directory of more than 30,000 physicians in the country, according to a press release. The...

IC man allegedly found with several pounds of marijuana

DI STAFF

July 26, 2011

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Officers arrested a local man Sunday after allegedly discovering several pounds of marijuana in his residence. Nicolaus Walsh, 24, 1716 E. Court St., was charged July 24 with a controlled-substance violation and possession or...

Iowa City man charged with child endangerment

DI STAFF

July 26, 2011

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An Iowa City man was arrested after he allegedly got drunk and passed out while watching two young children. Chad Alan Peterson, 44, 1631 Muscatine Ave. Apt. B, was charged July 24 with no-injury child endangerment and first-degree...

Local man faces abuse charges

DI STAFF

July 26, 2011

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Iowa City police arrested a man who allegedly strangled his former girlfriend in her apartment, causing her to pass out. Police said 39-year-old Jonathan Krueger entered his ex-girlfriend's apartment on Lakeside Drive at 2 p.m....

Armstrong is too strong in GTL semis

KYLE HUGHES

July 26, 2011

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Great players play their best when it matters, and there were three great players on one team during Monday night's Game Time League semifinal. Kelly Krei, K.K. Armstrong, and Melissa Dixon took over on both ends of the court...

Football Big Three: Freshmen

SETH ROBERTS

July 26, 2011

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The Iowa football team added 25 new players to its roster in the off-season, including 24 freshmen. The following are the three freshmen The Daily Iowan believes will end up having the biggest careers in the Black and Gold. 3...

Basabe’s monster season earns him PTL MVP

SAM ODEYEMI

July 26, 2011

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The Prime Time League season has come and gone, after Falbo/Culver's took home the title on Sunday. The season was full of excellent performances, and The Daily Iowan broke down the box scores to decide its annual list of Prime...