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Iowa Supreme Court rules in favor of UI in records request lawsuit

ALY BROWN

July 16, 2012

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The Iowa Supreme Court on July 13 ruled that the University of Iowa is not obligated to turn over student records to the Iowa City Press-Citizen related to a 2007 sexual-assault investigation. The court ruled 4-3 that the univ...

Farm to School brings local produce into the classroom

JOE HITCHON

July 16, 2012

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Farm to School officials say they hope bringing local produce and teaching students about where their food comes from will encourage healthy food habits. The Iowa City School District held its first of two Farmer Fairs July 13,...

Locals turn out to view peak solar activity

NICHOLAS MILLER

July 16, 2012

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As the summer heat continues, one expert noted that the weather has nothing to do with a recent solar flare erupting from the Sun. Steven Spangler, a University of Iowa professor of physics/astronomy, held a free lecture this...

Officials: UI values enrollment quality over quantity

AMY SKARNULIS

July 16, 2012

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While student enrollment at Iowa State University is projected to surpass the University of Iowa this coming academic year for the first time in 33 years, UI officials say they are more concerned about quality rather than quantity. Michael...

Local writers celebrate Hamburg Inn as food for literary thought

ELEANOR MARSHALL

July 16, 2012

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Hamburg Inn's hot coffee and greasy burgers are both a down-home comfort food and an international sensation. But they don't just inspire speeches by presidents from Ronald Reagan to Barack Obama or conjure healthy appetites...

Police investigating Friday night stabbing

DI STAFF

July 16, 2012

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The Iowa City police are investigating a stabbing that took place near the Kum & Go, 955 Mormon Trek Blvd., on July 13. At approximately 2 a.m., police responded to a reported stabbing. Iowa City police Sgt. Zach Diersen...

ICPD, JC Sheriff’s net $32k grant for crime prevention and prosecution

DI STAFF

July 16, 2012

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U.S. Rep. Dave Loebsack, D-Iowa, announced July 13 that Iowa City, Keokuk, and Muscatine will receive grant funds through the U.S. Department of Justice's Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Grant Program. The grant is the only source...

Man charged with theft of gold jewelry

DI STAFF

July 16, 2012

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Police have accused an Iowa City man of stealing gold jewelry in order to sell it. Andrew Irvin, 23, 738 Bayridge Drive, was charged Feb. 15 with second-degree theft. According to an Iowa City police complaint, Irvin took cash,...

Police seeing an increase in catalytic converter thefts

DI STAFF

July 16, 2012

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The Iowa City area has seen a number of catalytic-converter thefts from vehicles recently; the police are investigating. According to an Iowa City police press release, police officials believe the parts are being sold for scrap....

Gesell, Basabe, Cole team up in Prime Time

CARLOS SOSA

July 16, 2012

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An incoming Iowa freshman. A Hawkeye junior-to-be. A former Black and Gold player. Jill Armstrong of Skogman Realty pulled out a 103-96 Prime Time League win over Culver's/Ready Mix on Sunday thanks to the trio of Mike Gesell,...

Farokhmanesh leads in a way a head coach can’t

MOLLY IRENE OLMSTEAD

July 16, 2012

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Ali Farokhmanesh is always in Hawkeye Gabe Olaseni's ear, telling him what to do. The Iowa star doesn't mind, however. He welcomes it. Farokhmanesh is 24. Olaseni is 20. Farokhmanesh, who graduated from Northern Iowa in 2010,...

Gatens hits 3-pointer in his Phoenix Suns debut

DI STAFF

July 16, 2012

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Former Iowa basketball star Matt Gatens is held dear in Hawkeye fans' hearts, especially after his explosive performance toward the end of his senior season. Gatens scored 30 points against No. 20 Indiana and 33 points against...