The Daily Iowan

Zombie Craft-pocalypse at Iowa City Public Library

NICHOLAS MILLER

June 13, 2012

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Twelve-year-old Max Collins knows exactly what he would do in a zombie apocalypse: climb into a tree and find things to throw. "The Subway slogan after the zombie apocalypse: Zombie eat flesh," Max said jokingly. Max...

Women in both Iowa and Afghanistan play a major role in agriculture

ANNA EGELAND

June 13, 2012

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Though one may think first of the many differences between Iowa and Afghanistan, one local expert said women's roles in agriculture is one of the several similarities between the two. Denise O'Brien, an organic farmer from Atlantic,...

Medicine dean candidate stresses education, entrepreneurship

ERIC LIGHTNER

June 13, 2012

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Nancy Davidson said research, education, and entrepreneurship will move the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine forward in the medical community. "Research is the bedrock of an academic medical center; without...

UI prof demonstrates Iowa’s first stroke robot

JOE HITCHON

June 13, 2012

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Setting off for church on the morning of May 20, Gerri Nichols began feeling ill. And when she started slurring her speech, her husband realized she might be having a stroke. For Gerri Nichols, 69, and husband Highland Nichols,...

Children removed from home of accused Iowa City couple

ALY BROWN

June 13, 2012

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Three children have been removed from the home of an Iowa City couple accused of child endangerment resulting in death. Jorge Perez, 20, and Mireya Balderas, 18, are charged with beating 20-month-old Marcus Balderas to death...

Local woman followed victim to her house and assaulted her

DI STAFF

June 13, 2012

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An Iowa City woman has been charged after allegedly following a woman to her house and assaulting her. Tiaunta Martin, 23, 2401 Highway 6 E. No. 400, was charged June 4 with assault causing bodily injury. According to an Iowa...

Woman steals more than $1,000 from Target

DI STAFF

June 13, 2012

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A woman has been charged after allegedly stealing from Target. Renee Alway, 26, address unknown, was charged Monday with second-degree theft. According to a Johnson Country Sheriff's Office complaint, Alway was reportedly seen...

Weno does it all for City

TOM CLOS

June 13, 2012

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Iowa City City High softball player junior Erin Weno did it all for the Little Hawks in their 6-4 victory over Cedar Rapids Xavier on Monday. The fireballer hit a two-run home run, stole a base, and pitched effectively enough...

Adult tennis students still eager to learn

MOLLY IRENE OLMSTEAD

June 13, 2012

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A 50-year-old, 51-year old, and 64-year old struggled to bounce tennis balls off a green plywood wall built against the tennis court in Mercer Park on Tuesday. Two kids โ€” who came up to the adults' waists โ€” played one court...

Young girls work with GymHawks at Camp

TOM GOLDHAMMER

June 13, 2012

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Eleven hours a day for five days: that's how long 75 eager girls ranging from 6 to 18 years old are honing their gymnastic talents in the Field House North Gym. The Iowa Gymnastics Camp brings the youngsters into the gym, in which...

Point/Counterpoint: Who will be the first pick in the Prime Time draft?

DI STAFF

June 13, 2012

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Jarrod Uthoff Hawkeye fans are itching to see Jarrod Uthoff play basketball in Iowa once again, and the 6-8 forward is a good bet for the first draft pick because Prime Time coaches know he'll be itching, too. Itching to make ...

Little Hawks’ softball down Saints

CARLOS SOSA

June 13, 2012

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City High found itself playing a one-sided game until the third inning, when catcher Shelby Yoder took a knee to the helmet while trying to steal second. That collision sparked a 6-4 Little Hawk win against the Cedar Rapids Xavier...