The Daily Iowan

Mason urges UI students against distasteful Penn State apparel

MADELINE SAVOIE

September 7, 2012

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In preparation for the first home football game, University of Iowa President Sally Mason and other UI officials have called for Hawkeye fans to be respectful toward opposing teams, especially Penn State. The NCAA imposed sanctions...

Kid Captain: Chaz Renken says he’s just another 14-year-old

LAUREN COFFEY

September 7, 2012

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Dribbling up and down the court, Chaz Renken’s adrenaline is pumping. Fans begin to cheer louder and louder as he approaches the net. He reaches up to release the ball, watching as it falls in the hoop. Most fans watching...

Experts: Housing market has rebounded in Iowa City, nationally

RISHABH R. JAIN

September 7, 2012

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The housing market is back — but not with a bang. The U.S. housing market, which took a major hit in mid-2000s is moving strong on the road to recovery, with home sales jumping 25 percent in the last 12 months, according to...

New Bicycle Advisory Council aims at UI infrastructure

MATT STARNS

September 7, 2012

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University of Iowa students and staff have formed a new council to advocate for improvements to existing UI bicycle infrastructure. The Bicycle Advisory Council, which is affiliated with the UI Office of Sustainability and the...

Officials: Zach Wahls’ DNC speech opens doors for LGBT community

TIERRA SIMPSON

September 7, 2012

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State officials say Zach Wahls’ speech at the Democratic National Convention Thursday night places Iowa on the map as a national leader in recognizing equality for those who identify with the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and...

Officer attempts to change public perception of Iowa City police

ANNA THEODOSIS

September 7, 2012

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After starting his current job as public-relations crime-prevention officer for the Iowa City police three years ago, Jorey Bailey says he’s still hoping to accomplish his goal of changing the public’s perception of...

RNC Chairman visits Johnson County GOP office

KELSEY L JOHNSON

September 7, 2012

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Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus visited the GOP Victory Office in Coralville on Thursday afternoon to recognize the office for leading the number of Republican volunteer hours in the state. “Iowa is...

Iowa City man charged with assault on officer

MATT STARNS

September 7, 2012

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An Iowa City man faces numerous charges after he allegedly attempted to kick a police officer. According to a series of Iowa City police complaints, Patrick Horras, 22, 1302 E. College St., was charged Sept. 3 after officers...

Iowa City announces street closures due to Obama event

KRISTEN EAST

September 7, 2012

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Several streets in the downtown Iowa City and University of Iowa campus area will be closed today to prepare for President Barack Obama’s event this evening. Market and Jefferson Streets will be closed to vehicles between Clinton...

No one injured in Cambus accident Thursday afternoon

MATT STARNS

September 7, 2012

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A collision between a Cambus and another vehicle halted traffic near Reinow Hall on Grand Avenue Thursday afternoon. According to Iowa City police, the accident was reported at 3:13 p.m.; no injuries had been reported as of Thursday...

Hawkeye defense gears up to face Jantz again

BEN ROSS

September 7, 2012

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Greg Castillo remembers his performance against Iowa State last year. There are a lot of plays to regret from that 44-41 triple-overtime defeat, but a couple of snaps in particular stick in the mind of the senior corner. “I...

Iowa’s Rainey not focused on career win no. 150

TOM CLOS

September 7, 2012

Filed under Sports

Iowa women’s soccer head coach Ron Rainey is on the verge of a personal milestone this weekend. The most decorated coach in program history is one victory away from 150 wins in his career, as well his 60th since taking over ...