The Daily Iowan

Citizens for Community Improvement: ISU also to blame in Rastetter ethics complaint

NICHOLAS MILLER

June 21, 2012

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The Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement filed an ethics complaint against state Board of Regent member Bruce Rastetter on Tuesday, but one member of the organization contends that Rastetter isn't the only person at fault. The...

New required course for IC school promotes STEM

ERIC LIGHTNER

June 21, 2012

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A new course in the Iowa City Community School District has school officials hopeful about the future of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics education. Northwest Middle School and Southeast Middle School implemented...

Officials, students split on UI Anheuser-Busch deal’s impact

AMY SKARNULIS

June 21, 2012

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As University of Iowa officials try to play down the party-school image bestowed upon it in recent years, opinions differ on whether or not the contract between Anheuser-Busch and the university would actually affect students'...

Iowa City and DOT officials stocked up on salt for winter

ALY BROWN

June 21, 2012

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While the rest of Iowa City is trying to deal with the summer heat, Iowa City officials and the Iowa Department of Transportation are preparing for winter. Bud Stockman, the Iowa City streets superintendent, said the city is...

Man leaves Hope House, charged with drug possession

DI STAFF

June 21, 2012

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A local man failed to return to the Hope House after being released for a doctor's appointment. According to a Johnson County law-enforcement complaint, Gary was assigned to the Hope House as a condition of probation. He signe...

Two allegedly steal family member’s trailer

DI STAFF

June 21, 2012

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Two Riverside citizens have been accused of stealing a relative's trailer. James Watts, 65, was charged May 30 with second-degree theft, and Robin Watts, 47, was also charged May 30 with second-degree theft. According to Iowa...

Photos show charged man posing young relatives with guns

DI STAFF

June 21, 2012

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An Iowa City man accused of threatening to kill his girlfriend with a handgun took photos of his young relatives with numerous firearms. Francis Almeida, 1441 Laurel St., reportedly held a loaded handgun to the victim's head...

Game Time: Kirschbaum, Keitel go double-double

TOM CLOS

June 21, 2012

Filed under Sports

Northern Iowa freshman forward Jen Keitel posted a 19 points and grabbed 10 assists in Vinton Merchants/McCurry's 86-55 victory over Pelling/Culver's in the Game Time League season-opener at the North Liberty Recreation Center...

Game Time: Doolittle misses first game

MOLLY IRENE OLMSTEAD

June 21, 2012

Filed under Sports

The Iowa women's basketball team held a scrimmage Wednesday morning. Bethany Doolittle was late. The rest of the team noticed her absence, but then heard the news that she'd been in an accident. Doolittle was driving her...

IC water walking class relieves physical and mental pain

MOLLY IRENE OLMSTEAD

June 21, 2012

Filed under Sports

"Knee high march." Arthritis Foundation Aquatics Program instructor Glenn Kloosen shouted out commands for a group of about 20 elderly men and women. They bobbed through the water of the Mercer Park Aquatic Center...

Iowa soccer player a Team Canada hopeful

TOM CLOS

June 21, 2012

Filed under Sports

Iowa women's soccer freshman Cloe Lacasse showed the nation what she could do on the field when she recorded 30 points on 12 goals and helped the Hawkeyes to a 13-4-3 record last season. Now, she wants to show the world. The...

In light of the Anheuser-Busch deal, should Kinnick Stadium allow the sale of alcohol?

DI EDITORIAL STAFF

June 21, 2012

Filed under Opinions

Yes With all the talks of budget cuts, tuition hikes, and layoffs in recent years, it's clear the University of Iowa could use some more money — to put it simply. As a way to generate more revenue in the university, Kinnick Stadium ...