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Officials apprehend June murder suspect near Chicago

JORDYN REILAND

August 23, 2012

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Collaboration between Iowa City law-enforcement authorities and officials from Cook County, Ill., led to the Tuesday arrest of the suspect in a June Iowa City homicide. Cook County officials arrested 27-year-old Brandon Brown...

SNL star Seth Meyers brings large crowd to IMU

MADELINE SAVOIE

August 23, 2012

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The IMU Main Lounge was packed full of people Wednesday evening. Every chair filled, all floor space taken, people lining the walls and spilling out the door, all awaiting Seth Meyers to take the stage. Each year, the University...

Officials move 100-year-old Iowa City barn without a hitch

BRIANNA JETT

August 23, 2012

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Just above a snail’s pace, the little red barn previously nestled at 711 Melrose Ave. precariously made a journey to its new home around 100 feet away Wednesday morning. A few neighborhood officials say they are happy the...

UI, Iowa City kick off car rental collaboration

CASSIDY RILEY

August 23, 2012

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University of Iowa students and Iowa City community members may one day see less parking congestion in the wake of  Zipcar kicking off its service Wednesday. At least that’s what officials hope. UI and Zipcar officials...

Romney slams Obama on "you didn’t build that" comment in Bettendorf

KRISTEN EAST

August 23, 2012

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BETTENDORF — Contributing to backlash over President Obama’s “you didn’t build that” comment last month regarding small businesses, presumptive presidential nominee Mitt Romney stressed his belief that...

Bar owners, Iowa City police to increase communication

MATT STARNS

August 23, 2012

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Iowa City police and local bar owners are finding new ways to work together. Following an “open house” event hosted July 31 by the Iowa City police for bar owners, police are now helping provide tips for bar staff...

Rummage in the Ramp sees another year of success

DI STAFF

August 23, 2012

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The 2012 Rummage in the Ramp had a successful, record-setting sixth year, according to an Iowa City press release. City officials gathered the following data following this year‘s event: more than 23 tons of items were...

North Liberty man charged with third OWI

DI STAFF

August 23, 2012

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A North Liberty man faces numerous charges after a traffic stop Tuesday evening. According to a complaint by North Liberty police, Dustan Devries, 32, was charged after officers observed him operating a black Ford truck. The...

Judge approves inmate transport for landlord murder case

DI STAFF

August 23, 2012

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A Johnson County judge has approved the transport of another inmate to Iowa City for a deposition in the first-degree murder case of Justin Marshall. Marshall is accused of killing Iowa City landlord John Versypt in October 2009. Another...

Hawkeye Football Position Previews: Offensive line

SAM LOUWAGIE

August 23, 2012

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Brandon Scherff knows he has “some huge shoes to fill.” It should help, then, that he’s 6-5 and weighs 310 pounds. The last two Hawkeye left tackles, Bryan Bulaga and Riley Reiff, anchored Iowa’s offensive...

Big Ten Football Previews: Purdue

TORK MASON

August 23, 2012

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The Boilermakers had a mission in 2011: make it to a bowl game. They accomplished that in winning the Little Caesars Pizza Bowl last year — the program’s first bowl game since 2007. They said it’s the little things...

Finkbine golf course combats summer drought

TOMMY REINKING

August 23, 2012

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The lawns and grasses of Iowa City turned a dull brown and faded away throughout the summer, but the fairways of the Finkbine Golf Course have maintained their green hue and healthy look. Keeping the course looking like it’s...