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UI club combines Brazilian martial arts and dance

ALY BROWN

July 3, 2012

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Tim Hau and Jason Lutges bounce on their feet lightly as they slowly kick and punch at one another, moving fluidly within their opponent's space. Hau throws his feet up in the air into a handstand, smiling as Lutges nearly knocks...

Slockett appeals ethics complaint

AMY SKARNULIS

July 3, 2012

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Johnson County Auditor Tom Slockett said the reason he appealed the ethics complaint filed against him is because the complaint could negatively affect more than just his own reputation. "If this letter of reprimand stays...

Officials: restoration of Pollock’s Mural in LA will bring exposure to UI

ELEANOR MARSHALL

July 3, 2012

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Jackson Pollock's splatter-paint technique may appear random and free-flowing, but conservation of the University of Iowa's nearly $150 million Pollock piece, Mural, is an exact science. The painting will take a trip to Los Angeles...

UI nets $736,000 from peak energy usage reduction program

NICHOLAS MILLER

July 3, 2012

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University of Iowa officials are cutting back on energy use this summer, and they're getting paid for it. The UI has participated in MidAmerican Energy's summer curtailment program since 2002. The university experienced its first...

Iowa Ag dept releases farmers market smartphone app

JOE HITCHON

July 3, 2012

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Consumer demand for healthier food and the desire to support local farmers and new technologies have led to the creation of a new smartphone app aimed to attract the younger, more technologically reliant generation to Iowa farmers'...

Man threatens to kill the mother of his unborn child while on crack

DI STAFF

July 3, 2012

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Police have accused an Iowa City man of threatening the mother of his unborn baby while under the influence of drugs and alcohol. Ollie Mitchell Jr., 53, 2401 Highway 6 E. No. 2805, was charged Sunday with domestic-abuse assault...

Man charged for stealing car and drug possession

DI STAFF

July 3, 2012

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Law-enforcement officials have accused an Iowa City man of stealing a motor vehicle and possessing marijuana. Manuel Hernandez, 18, 2100 S. Scott Blvd. No. 43, was charged Sunday with second-degree theft of a motor vehicle and...

Local man charged for theft of a purse

DI STAFF

July 3, 2012

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Police have accused a Waterloo man of stealing a purse. Juhl Curtis, 25, was charged May 26 with second-degree theft. According to an Iowa City police complaint, Curtis allegedly stole a purse from a woman who had more than...

Man hid marijuana in underwear during police search

DI STAFF

July 3, 2012

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Police have accused an Iowa City man of possessing drugs. Clifton Carter III, 24, 2152 Davis St., was charged Sunday with a controlled-substance violation and possessing contraband. According to an Iowa City police compliant,...

Logic, Westcott take over Game Time

TAYLOR AXELSON

July 3, 2012

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Sam Logic and Mackenzie Westcott started the game with a moment of slow motion, with the ball soared over the women's heads during tip-off. Then the game changed into a high-speed chase up and down the court. Vinton Merchants...

Doolittle, Lamar come up clutch in Game Time

MOLLY IRENE OLMSTEAD

July 3, 2012

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The pressure was on, and Morgan Johnson made the shot. Her team jumped ahead, 80-79. But then Theairra Taylor fouled Sharnae Lamar. The Northern Iowa point guard made both her foul shots and gave her team, Pellling/Culver's,...

Trojans win Valley Division title

TOM GOLDHAMMER

July 3, 2012

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Iowa City West won the opener of a two game home-and-home series against the Iowa City High Little Hawks, 7-2, on Monday night. The victory clinched the Valley Division of the Mississippi Valley Conference for the Trojans, and...