The Daily Iowan

IC filmmakers bring Hollywood to town to make The Formula

ALY BROWN

July 19, 2012

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Hollywood and Iowa celebrities act side-by-side in the "bromantic comedy" The Formula, a movie from independent film company Backrow Studios currently filming in Iowa City. The Formula is a story of two engineers who...

Drought leaves lowest number of mosquitos since 2006 in Iowa

JOE HITCHON

July 19, 2012

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There may be one good thing to come out of the drought affecting Iowans and much of the rest of the country: fewer mosquitoes. Because mosquitoes need bodies of water to breed and lay their larvae, the dry summer has resulted...

Local youth volunteer at UIHC in the program’s 30th year

AMY SKARNULIS

July 19, 2012

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While other high-school students spend their summers at the pool or the Reservoir, the junior volunteer program at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics has full enrollment each summer for interested in pursuing a career...

IMU introduces 16-computer ITC in River Room Cafe

NICHOLAS MILLER

July 19, 2012

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A new Instructional Technology Center in the IMU's River Room will give students a new place to snack and study. Because of the high traffic level in the building's third floor ITC, the IMU and Information Technology Services...

Moen’s downtown development to begin in August

DI STAFF

July 19, 2012

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Local residents and students returning to the University of Iowa will begin to see alterations to the Iowa City skyline after construction on the 114 S. Dubuque St. development begins in August. City developer Marc Moen said...

Local man charged with theft of more than $500

DI STAFF

July 19, 2012

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An Iowa City man has been accused of stealing $575. Terrance Fields, 42, address unknown, was charged July 2 with third-degree theft. According to a Johnson County Sheriff's Office complaint, Fields stole $575 from a victim...

Police: Woman partakes in sexual acts in front yard while drunk

DI STAFF

July 19, 2012

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An Iowa City woman has been accused of participating in sexual acts in a front yard while intoxicated. Darcy Norem, 49, address unknown, was charged Tuesday with public intoxication. According to an Iowa City Police complaint,...

2,115 power outages caused by falling tree in Iowa City

DI STAFF

July 19, 2012

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More than 2,100 MidAmerican Energy customers in Iowa City were out of power Wednesday afternoon. MidAmerican Energy spokesman Tim Grabinski said a large tree fell onto MidAmerican Energy equipment at 3:31 p.m. Wednesday afternoon. The...

Local woman charged with unlawful possession of prescription drugs

DI STAFF

July 19, 2012

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An Iowa City woman has been accused of possessing prescription drugs that did not belong to her. Christy McGinnis, 41, 2401 Highway 6 E. Apt. 2433, was charged Tuesday with unlawful possession of a prescription drug. According...

Sam Logic’s team wins Game Time regular season

TOM CLOS

July 19, 2012

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Vinton Merchants/McCurry's capped off a first-place finish to the regular season with a 95-58 victory over Coralville Hy-Vee in the Game Time League season finale at the North Liberty Recreation Center on Wednesday. Northern...

Taylor and Johnson fight for Game Time championship

TAYLOR AXELSON

July 19, 2012

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The Game Time League season is only five weeks long. In a season that short, the players have to believe they can win from the get-go. And Theairra Taylor and Morgan Johnson did. They led their team to fight for a win every time...

IC West wins substate, advances to 4A state tourney

TOM GOLDHAMMER

July 19, 2012

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Down 2 runs heading into the seventh inning, in a game where a loss would end the season, the Iowa City West Trojan baseball team surged back to beat the Dubuque Senior Rams, 4-2, in a nine-inning classic at Trojan Field on Wednesday...