The Daily Iowan

Local gardeners promote natural pest control

ANNA EGELAND

June 26, 2012

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When it comes to getting rid of bugs, local experts say going natural is the best choice. Master gardener Joanne Leach shared her knowledge about natural pest control with a group of local gardeners Monday at Earth Source Gardens,...

UI Dentistry building undergoing major renovations

ALY BROWN

June 26, 2012

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Students, faculty, and patients at the University of Iowa College of Dentistry are getting new digs as part of a major renovation project. The Dental Science Building has not been renovated at this scale since its construction...

Hawk Alert effectiveness questioned

AMY SKARNULIS

June 26, 2012

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Several University of Iowa students reportedly did not receive the June 22 Hawk Alert, and UI police officials say inaccurate contact information could have led to the confusion. Chuck Green, the assistant vice president for...

Local carousel operator’s story of love for the carnival

NORA HEATON

June 26, 2012

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There are things one learns as a carousel operator. Bryon Young has learned them. He knows, for instance, that the Coral Ridge Mall, where the carousel sits, was opened on July 29, 1998. He knows each fiberglass animal in the...

Information Technology Facility certified LEED Platinum

KRISTEN EAST

June 26, 2012

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The University of Iowa Information Technology Facility recently earned a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Platinum certification, making it the first building on campus to receive the highest LEED rating. The certification...

Four Iowa City churches compete, raise money for Crisis Center

JOE HITCHON

June 26, 2012

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What started last summer as a friendly competition among three local churches to donate as many food items as possible to the Johnson County Crisis Center has expanded this year to include more churches. This year, four Iowa...

Iowa City Police Department, JC Sheriff’s Office awarded grant

DI STAFF

June 26, 2012

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The Iowa City police and Johnson County Sheriff's Office will receive a combined $375,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Justice's Office of Community Oriented Policing Services Hiring Program. Rep. Dave Loebsack, D-Iowa,...

UI College of Public Health receives $640,000 grant

DI STAFF

June 26, 2012

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The University of Iowa College of Public Health will receive $640,000 from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute to study bias effects in patient surveys, according to a UI presss release. The grant will fund a UI...

Bench warrant issued for IC man

DI STAFF

June 26, 2012

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A bench warrant is out for an Iowa City man set to face trial for charges of indecent exposure and possession of marijuana. Allen Adonis Bramwell, 25, 2401 Highway 6 E. Apt. 3003, was charged March 23 with three counts of indecent...

City High capitalizes early, defeats Dubuque

TOM GOLDHAMMER

June 26, 2012

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The City High Little Hawks won the opener of a double-header over Dubuque Wahlert, 11-3, on Monday night. City High gained an early 5-run advantage over the Golden Eagles with a string of quality first-inning at bats. The five-run...

Little Hawk second baseman takes to the mound in fifth

VICTORIA KIPP

June 26, 2012

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Junior Jack Frakes led the City High Little Hawks to a 11-3 win over the Dubuque Wahlert Golden Eagles on Monday night in the first game of a double-header. Frakes' defense was strong for most of the game at second base, but...

Young wrestlers observe Hawkeyes

MOLLY IRENE OLMSTEAD

June 26, 2012

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Tony Ramos' favorite part of the Hawkeye Wrestling Camps is taking the kids on a tour of Carver-Hawkeye Arena and watching their jaws drop when they see the 15,000-seat venue. "They walk in and say, 'Oh my God, you guys...