The Daily Iowan

UI Foundation paying for Ken Mason’s fare to Asia

AMY SKARNULIS

June 12, 2012

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University of Iowa President Sally Mason's husband, Ken Mason, will accompany her on a recruiting trip to Asia later this month. UI officials said Ken Mason's trip is covered because he is a university employee. However, officials...

Vilsack promotes farm bill in Cedar Rapids

ERIK LIGHTNER

June 12, 2012

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CEDAR RAPIDS โ€” The future of the Food, Farm, and Jobs bill is uncertain. Many state legislators are questioning whether the bill will pass the U.S. House and Senate. Secretary of Agriculture and former Iowa Gov. Tom Vilsack...

City reopens landfill, fire covered

KRISTEN EAST

June 12, 2012

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More than two weeks after the Iowa City Landfill fire initially broke out, city officials say they have covered the entire fire site and will continue to focus on fire-containment efforts, according to the latest Iowa City press...

IC man was charged with his third OWI

DI STAFF

June 12, 2012

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An Iowa City man has been charged with his third OWI. Craig Owsley, 42, 2140 Western Road, was charged Sunday. According to an Iowa City police complaint, Owsley ran a stop sign and almost hit a police car. When stopped by...

Man was charged with inappropriately touching four children

DI STAFF

June 12, 2012

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An Iowa City man has been charged with allegedly inappropriately touching four young girls. Nyembo Mukumbilwa, 28, 2610 Bartelt Apt. 1A, was charged June 7 with four counts of indecent contact with a child. According to an Iowa...

The Lodge undergoes name change, renovations

NICHOLAS MILLER

June 12, 2012

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A change in management for the off-campus housing location formerly known as the Lodge has led to major renovations this summer. In preparation for the upcoming school year, Campus Advantage โ€” a student housing management and...

Final UI research VP candidate spoke Monday

ALY BROWN

June 12, 2012

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Mary J.C. Hendrix, the president and scientific director of the Children's Hospital of Chicago Research Center, promoted interdisciplinary collaboration and public transparency for research at the University of Iowa. "Research...

Third candidate for Medicine dean speaks at UI today

DI STAFF

June 12, 2012

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The search committee for the new dean of the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine will host its second of five public forums today, according to a UI news release. Nancy E. Davidson, who is well known for her breast-cancer...

Olympic weightlifting strengthens Iowa

TOM GOLDHAMMER

June 12, 2012

Filed under Sports

The room used to be a racquetball court, but the floor in the Field House was strewn with mats, barbells, and chalk during the Olympic weightlifting program on Monday night. Athletes need to establish an understanding of the...

West High battles back to beat Washington

VICTORIA KIPP

June 12, 2012

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The Iowa City West High Trojans increased their record to 14-4 after taking on the Washington Warriors Monday night. West topped the Warriors, 9-2, in a tough battle. The Trojans and Warriors played hard on offense and defense...

Commentary: Euro 2012 needs to step up quickly

SETH ROBERTS

June 12, 2012

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America needs to like soccer. The world's most powerful country represents the only population with little to no interest in the global game, and it's sad. The ongoing Euro 2012 tournament has the potential to dent the national...

Who will win the NBA Finals?

DI STAFF

June 12, 2012

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Miami Heat Since the creation of the Big Three on July 8, 2010, the Miami Heat have had one goal in mind: Now in the second year of the Big Three era, the Miami Heat are ready to achieve, and capable of achieving that goal ag...