The Daily Iowan

Rec Center officials expect rise in patrons over summer

JOE HITCHON

June 20, 2012

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With the Sun at its hottest on the first day of summer, students and locals continue to flock to the Campus Recreation and Wellness Center to beat the heat. "I exercise year-round here at the Wellness Center" said Shannon...

Downtown independent cinema gets green light

ALY BROWN

June 20, 2012

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Downtown Iowa City will soon have an independent cinema showcasing new releases and old favorites on the silver screen. FilmScene, an independent nonprofit organization in Iowa City, will be temporarily located at 118 E. College...

Community group files ethics complaint against Regent Bruce

DI STAFF

June 20, 2012

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The Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement filed an ethics complaint against Regent Bruce Rastetter on Tuesday for allegedly abusing his role as a regent. David Goodner, the Iowa City community organizer for Citizens for Commu...

Councilors approve plans for Towncrest medical office

ALY BROWN

June 20, 2012

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The Iowa City city councilors said they hope to spur expansion in the Towncrest Urban Renewal Area after they approved the first major development in the district. The City Council approved construction of a one-story medical...

Medicine dean candidate stresses education, research, patient care

ERIC LIGHTNER

June 20, 2012

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Jack Elias says education, research, and patient care will provide for a better University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine. "We cannot achieve excellence in one area without achieving excellence in the other areas,"...

Los Angeles man charged with disturbing Iowa City Pride Parade

DI STAFF

June 20, 2012

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A Los Angeles man has been accused of disturbing the Iowa City Pride Parade on June 16. Michael Oren, 58, was charged June 16 with interference with official acts and disorderly conduct. According to an Iowa City police complaint,...

City Council establishes diversity committee

DI STAFF

June 20, 2012

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The Iowa City City Council voted Tuesday to establish an ad hoc diversity committee to study city operations as they relate to minority populations. The committee will consist of seven members. The councilors passed a resolution...

Councilors approve plans for Hwy 1 Trail Project

DI STAFF

June 20, 2012

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The Iowa City City Council approved plans for the construction of the Highway 1 Trail Project at its meeting Tuesday. The project involves constructing a 10-foot wide trail along the north side of Highway 1 from Sunset Street...

City Council approves Hwy 6 and Sycamore Street plans

DI STAFF

June 20, 2012

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The Iowa City City Council approved plans, specifications, and estimated costs Tuesday for the U.S. Highway 6 and Sycamore Street intersection-improvement project. According to city documents, the project entails widening the...

Councilors OK new winter storage facility

DI STAFF

June 20, 2012

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The Iowa City City Council approved plans for the construction of the Public Works Complex Warm Storage Building Project Tuesday after holding a public hearing. The project, according to city documents, involves constructing...

Councilors approve new water main

DI STAFF

June 20, 2012

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The Iowa City City Council approved plans Tuesday for the 2012 Muscatine Avenue Water Main Improvements Project. The project, according to city documents, includes installing a water main along the south side of Muscative Avenue...

City Council approves neighborhood improvement grants

DI STAFF

June 20, 2012

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The Iowa City City Council passed a resolution Tuesday approving the distribution of Program for Improving Neighborhoods grant funds. According to city documents, city officials allocated $15,000 in the fiscal 2013 budget for...