The Daily Iowan

Board of Supervisors approve new animal shelter funding

ANNA EGELAND

June 15, 2012

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The Johnson County Board of Supervisors voted 4-1 Thursday night to provide funding for the Iowa City animal shelter, which will replace the shelter destroyed in the 2008 flood. The estimated contribution from the supervisors,...

Camp Invention makes science fun

ERIC LIGHTNER

June 15, 2012

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Old, taken-apart electronics and recycled materials lay scattered on the classroom floors at Lucas Elementary, where 45 jubilant students brought their imaginations to life. "I like it a lot, because I've been engineering...

Nite Ride to run all summer despite low ridership

NICHOLAS MILLER

June 15, 2012

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Nite Ride operations were suspended last summer because of low ridership and as an attempt to save money, but this summer, officials say, the service is here to stay. "Last summer was a trial to see if it would save money,...

Two historic Iowa City homes saved from demolition

ALY BROWN

June 15, 2012

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The Iowa City Historic Preservation Commission turned down a proposal to demolish two houses on Governor St. in order to make way for a fraternity Thursday night. The 111 S. Governor house was constructed in 1922, according to...

Thompson sentencing postponed until October

DI STAFF

June 15, 2012

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Sentencing for an Iowa City man connected to the slaying of an Iowa City landlord has been postponed until 10 a.m. Oct. 19. Charles William Curtis Thompson, 19, had initially been charged with first-degree murder after the shooting...

Trial set for lawsuit by widow of former UI professor

DI STAFF

June 15, 2012

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A jury trial date has been set in a lawsuit filed by the widow of a former University of Iowa law professor against the state of Iowa. The professor died of colon cancer in June 2011 while under the care of the UI Hospitals and...

Woman faces harassment, criminal-mischief charges

DI STAFF

June 15, 2012

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An Iowa City woman has been accused of intentionally damaging another woman's clothing and threatening her with a wooden stick. Myosha Johnson, 21, 2120 Taylor Drive, was charged Tuesday with second-degree harassment and third-degree...

Two men face drug charges

DI STAFF

June 15, 2012

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Two Coralville men face drug charges. Aaron Weiland, 29, was charged Wednesday with failure to affix a drug tax stamp and controlled-substance violation. Timothy Kelly, 41, was charged Wednesday with failure to affix a drug...

Davenport man gets two years in prison for writing threatening letter to Obama

DI STAFF

June 15, 2012

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A Davenport man was sentenced to two years in prison for sending a letter threatening to kill the President Obama. According to an Iowa Department of Justice press release, Tommy Krueger, 24, was sentenced to two years in prison...

City Council to hold public hearing on Highway 1 Trail Project plans

DI STAFF

June 15, 2012

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The Iowa City City Council will hold a public hearing approving plans, specifications, and estimated cost for the construction of the Highway 1 Trail Project. The project entails constructing a 10-foot wide trail along the north...

City Council to hold public hearing on Highway 6 and Sycamore Street project plans

DI STAFF

June 15, 2012

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The Iowa City City Council will hold a public hearing and consider a resolution approving plans, specifications, and estimated cost for the U.S. Highway 6 and Sycamore Street intersection Improvement Project. The project entails...

City Council to hold public hearing on Public Works Complex Warm Storage Building Project

DI STAFF

June 15, 2012

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The Iowa City City Council will hold a public hearing approving plans for the construction of the Public Works Complex Warm Storage Building Project. The project involves constructing a building on the Public Works Complex for...