The Daily Iowan

Iowa City bodybuilder provides glimpse into a natural art

CALLIE MITCHELL

April 23, 2013

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For the past few months, Stephen Taylor, the general manager at the Old Capitol Town Center’s Buffalo Wild Wings, has trained to be a natural bodybuilder — an exercise regimen that prohibits any performance-enhancing drugs....

West Lafayette woman charged after allegedly striking UI student with car

REBECCA MORIN

April 23, 2013

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A Purdue University graduate student was formally charged Monday after reportedly hitting two people with her vehicle on April 20, including University of Iowa senior Nicole Ruffolo. Courtney Nichols, 25, was charged Monday with...

Johnson County justice center still divisive

BRENT GRIFFITHS

April 23, 2013

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Opponents of the proposed Johnson County Justice Center say the revised cost is still too high, and that changes made to the plan are insufficient. “This is a nominal reduction, and they have essentially thrown a bone to...

Council approves change for fraternal group living, leaving one developer hanging

NICK HASSETT

April 23, 2013

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The Iowa City City Council approved a change for group housing rules in hopes to help neighborhood stabilization, but one fraternity developer may be left in the dust. The measure amends the city zoning code to better define...

Iowa City Police Citizens Review Board holds annual forum

CASSIDY RILEY

April 23, 2013

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Concerns from the community at the Iowa City Police Citizens Review Board forum ranged from the treatment of service dogs to reactions to the Iowa City Diversity Committee’s recently suggested changes. The review board...

Facebook coming to Iowa

QUENTIN MISIAG

April 23, 2013

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Facebook will soon make a home in central Iowa, and community and officials believe the business could provide greater opportunities for students. Iowa scored two high-tech home runs Tuesday morning, after Facebook and Google...

100 Grannies environmental group celebrates one-year anniversary

HILLARY ROSENCRANTS

April 23, 2013

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Celebrating one year of activity, the members of 100 Grannies hope for an even more productive second year as they focus on stopping the Keystone Pipeline and outlawing single-use plastic bags in Iowa City and surrounding areas. “We...

Newly elected ECGPS leaders discuss vision for next school year

LAUREN COFFEY

April 23, 2013

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The newly inaugurated leaders of the Executive Council of Graduate and Professional Students plan to keep graduate and professional students influential, not only at the University of Iowa but in the state of Iowa as well. The...

Buford, Campbell, depart from Iowa football team

BEN ROSS

April 23, 2013

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Iowa football coach Kirk Ferentz announced Tuesday that two more players will depart the program before the start of the 2013 season. Fortunately for Hawkeye faithful, neither is a running back. Kevin Buford, who saw solid action...

Mother Nature wreaks havoc on Iowa baseball team

TOMMY REINKING

April 23, 2013

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At nearly 3 p.m. Tuesday on another cold, rainy day in the eerily quiet indoor football facility, the only sound was a constant, soft ping from the bat of the Hawkeyes’ first baseman, Trevor Kenyon, as he hit ground balls...

Hawkeye softball struggles continue, team loses both in double-header

NICK DELAQUILA

April 23, 2013

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Iowa softball dropped both games of a double-header Tuesday night against Illinois, watching its record fall to 24-21 overall, 4-13 in conference play. It was Iowa’s sixth-straight loss, and 3 runs decided both games. The...

Freshman pitcher Whitney performs well in rare outing at Pearl Field

CODY GOODWIN

April 23, 2013

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Four miserable outs of pitching by Kayla Massey forced Iowa softball coach Marla Looper to hand the pitching duties to an inexperienced freshman. The Hawkeyes dug themselves a steep hole in the second inning during Tuesday’s...