The Daily Iowan

UI, local businesses cut costs with compost

ALY BROWN

June 25, 2012

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Local businesses, restaurants, and Iowa City schools are saving money and the planet by composting their food scraps and waste through the landfill's commercial program. The Iowa City Landfill and Recycling Center offered its...

Ivy League, Big Ten collaborate on brain injury research

ANNA EGELAND

June 25, 2012

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The Big Ten and Ivy League, in conjunction with the Committee on Institutional Cooperation, are putting their heads together to research brain injuries and concussions in student-athletes in a collaboration announced last week. Barbara...

Iowa Eagles give $144K to UIHC for MS research

JOE HITCHON

June 25, 2012

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While the mission for all Eagle members is "people helping people," for Jake and Barb Roush, this past year's fundraising effort for the battle against multiple sclerosis had a special significance. When Jake Roush...

ICPD still investigating fatal shooting

JORDYN REILAND

June 25, 2012

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After nearly four days of ongoing investigation, the Iowa City police and other agencies will continue their manhunt for a suspect in the slaying of 30-year-old Donelle Derell Lindsey. Iowa City police Lt. Bill Campbell said...

One dead in Interstate 80 traffic backup crash

DI STAFF

June 25, 2012

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A man died in the middle of a traffic backup on Interstate 80 on June 22. According to an Iowa State Patrol report, a semi was stopped in the right eastbound lane of I-80 because traffic backed up during and after a car fire. A...

Man charged with robbery of Shelton’s Grocery

DI STAFF

June 25, 2012

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A Cedar Rapids man has been accused of robbing Shelton's Grocery in Swisher. Austin Strub was charged June 23 with second-degree robbery. According to a Johnson County Sheriff's Office complaint, Strub showed the owner of Shelton's...

Local woman charged with possession of cocaine

DI STAFF

June 25, 2012

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A local woman has been accused of possessing cocaine. Lisa Langer, 46, 2401 Highway 6 E. No. 2429, was charged June 21 with third-offense possession of a controlled substance. According to an Iowa City police complaint, while...

Woman was charged with stealing 55-inch TV

DI STAFF

June 25, 2012

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A woman has been accused of stealing cash, gold jewelry, and a 55-inch flat-screen TV. Ashley Diaz, address unknown, was charged Feb. 15 with second-degree theft. According to an Iowa City police complaint, the victim's residence...

North Liberty man charged with third-offense OWI

DI STAFF

June 25, 2012

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A North Liberty hasd been accused of committing a third-offense OWI. Jeffrey Petoletti, 49, was charged June 22 with third-offense OWI and driving while license denied or revoked. According to a North Liberty police complaint,...

Local man was charged with forgery

DI STAFF

June 25, 2012

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A local man has been accused of attempting to cash a check that did not belong to him. Bryan Hinds, 23, 986 Oxen Lane, was charged June 22 with forgery and fifth-degree theft. According to a Johnson County Sheriff's Office...

Hawkeyes continue to dominate PTL

VICTORIA KIPP

June 25, 2012

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Melsahn Basabe's team trailed by 10 points near the end of the first half on Sunday in North Liberty. But his team, Jill Armstrong of Skogman Realty surged back and defeated Pelling/McCurry's, 106-98, in a Prime Time League basketball...

Woodbury crashes the glass

CARLOS SOSA

June 25, 2012

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Rebounding is vital to having a strong defense and a potent offense. Incoming Hawkeye freshman Adam Woodbury showed flashes of his rebounding dominance when he powered his Prime Time League team to a win on Sunday. Woodbury stayed...