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Local farmers innovate at first IC Farm Hack event

ERIC LIGHTNER

June 22, 2012

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Ben Shute has helped design a tool that will monitor greenhouses and text-message farmers whenever problems arise. The idea for such an invention, he said, came as a result from a FarmHack meeting in New Hampshire. "We...

TILE classrooms expanding at UI

ALY BROWN

June 22, 2012

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University of Iowa faculty and students find Transform, Interact, Learn, Engage (TILE) classrooms beneficial to teaching and learning — and they're asking for more. Sam Van Horne, an assessment coordiantor for Information Technology...

UI officials transitioning to iPads

NICHOLAS MILLER

June 22, 2012

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Though the University of Iowa does not have an allocated budget for providing Apple iPads to faculty and staff, many UI officials have been making the transition in recent years with or without the university's help. "As...

First year of Busch contract to bring UI $43K

DI STAFF

June 22, 2012

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University of Iowa officials have signed a four-year marketing contract with Anheuser-Busch. Under the agreement, Anheuser-Busch officials will provide $43,000 for the UI's alcohol-harm-reduction plan in its first year, UI spokesman...

Two IMU departments merge for convenience, cost

AMY SKARNULIS

June 22, 2012

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When seeking information in the IMU, University of Iowa students now have only one stop to make, thanks to the creation of The Hub. The University Box Office and the Campus Information Center have merged into one streamlined...

One killed in Highway 6 collision

DI STAFF

June 22, 2012

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Iowa State Patrol responded to reports of a crash at Highway 6 and Main Street in Tiffin Wednesday night. Ryan Johnson, 20, of Tiffin was pronounced dead after being transported to the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics,...

Board of supervisors discuss local Medicaid rates

DI STAFF

June 22, 2012

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The Johnson County Board of Supervisors discussed establishing service agreements and Medicaid rates for 13 local providers Thursday and decided to continue the discussion at next week's formal meeting. Supervisor Janelle Rettig...

Biden to visit Eastern Iowa next week

DI STAFF

June 22, 2012

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Vice President Joe Biden will make stops in several eastern Iowa cities next week, according to Obama for America Iowa press release. No specific details have been released, but Biden's two-day Strengthening the Middle Class...

Local woman charged with forgery

DI STAFF

June 22, 2012

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An Iowa City woman has been accused of stealing money from a mentally and physically ill victim. Cynthia Garrido, 54, 412 N. Clinton St. No. 2, was charged in November 2011 with second-degree theft and forgery. According to...

13 Hawkeye swimmers heading to Olympic trials

MOLLY IRENE OLMSTEAD

June 22, 2012

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Paul Gordon has done it all before, but this time he's not alone. Gordon qualified for the 2012 U.S. Olympic swimming trials, along with 12 of his Iowa teammates. The graduated Hawkeye also made it to the meet in 2008, but he...

Iowa swimming’s new recruits include future Olympian

TOM CLOS

June 22, 2012

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The Iowa men's swimming team has come a long way over the past few years. The Hawkeyes reeled in one of the nation's top recruiting classes, a little more than half a decade after the program nearly crumbled because of major...

Iowa basketball sports camp wraps up

TAYLOR AXELSON

June 22, 2012

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Walking into the Field House on a day of the Hawkeye Basketball Camp is overwhelming. More than 185 boys between the ages of 8 and 12 run up and down the basketball courts, each one bouncing a basketball. The noise is deafening,...