The Daily Iowan

Local lawmakers eye health care as Iowa session nears final days

BRENT GRIFFITHS

April 28, 2013

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Local legislators hope to reconcile two fundamentally different health-care proposals as the Legislature nears its final days in session. This means taking Gov. Terry Branstad’s health proposal and somehow managing to...

Locals hope for farm bill success

CASSIDY RILEY

April 28, 2013

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From state legislators to farmers, Iowans hope to see a farm bill passed before September. “The urgency is once again upon us,” said Craig Hill, the president of the Iowa Farm Bureau. “Nobody wants to go ba...

NAMI walk raises awareness for mental illness locally, nationally

LAUREN COFFEY

April 28, 2013

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Almost every participant donned at least some piece of blue for the National Alliance on Mental Illness walk this past weekend. On April 27, members from around the Johnson County area came to show their support for people who...

Men charged with murder in Iowa City landlord case face different fates

CASSIDY RILEY

April 28, 2013

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All in the courtroom held their breath as the fate of one man charged with murder was sealed. The men charged with murder in the same case now face very different futures. Justin Marshall, 22, was found guilty on Feb. 7 of the...

Notebook: Offense wins football spring game

BEN ROSS

April 28, 2013

Filed under Sports

Carl Davis stepped off the field in frustration at the end of a drive during the middle of Saturday’s football spring game. “That was 2 points,” he shouted as he took of his helmet and stepped onto his sideline,...

Iowa baseball drops series finale to Minnesota

TOMMY REINKING

April 28, 2013

Filed under Sports

Some errors are harmful. Others go away before they can do any damage and are quickly forgotten. But against Minnesota, every one of Iowa’s 5 errors was costly and ultimately led to a 9-5 loss in the rubber match of a three-game...

Iowa baseball’s Kaufman struggles in first career start

JALYN SOUCHEK

April 28, 2013

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Taylor Kaufman is mostly used as the designated hitter for Iowa, hitting a modest .262 entering Sunday’s game against Minnesota. But he didn’t enter the batter’s box that day; instead, he took the mound for...

Hawkeye softball avoids series sweep with Sunday win over Nittany Lions

RYAN PROBASCO

April 28, 2013

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Fueled by senior pitcher Chelsea Lyon’s 3-hit shutout and second basemen Bradi Wall’s 3-hit performance, the Iowa softball team defeated Penn State, 5-0, at Pearl Field on Sunday. The win is just Iowa’s fifth...

Iowa track hungry after Drake Relays

MATT CABEL

April 28, 2013

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DES MOINES โ€” The Iowa men’s track and field team crowned no champions at the 2013 Drake Relays. Members of the team hoisted no white flags above their head as they ran a victory lap around the Jim Duncan track in Drake...

Storybook ending to Drake Relays career for Iowa’s Tutson

DANNY PAYNE

April 28, 2013

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DES MOINES โ€” Senior Majesty Tutson was awaiting her chance to compete in her final Drake Relays. After competing in the annual event for the last eight years, she wanted a to finish her final Relays with a strong performance. “It’s...

Hyde gets drafted; other former Hawkeyes sign with NFL teams

CODY GOODWIN

April 28, 2013

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Former Iowa defensive back Micah Hyde was the 159th player selected in the 2013 NFL draft. Hyde went in the fifth round to the Green Bay Packers. The 2012 Big Ten Defensive Back of the Year will join former Iowa football players...

Big Ten announces 2014 football division alignments, nine-game 2016 schedule

CODY GOODWIN

April 28, 2013

Filed under Sports

The Big Ten announced its new football division alignments scheduled to begin in 2014. The conference also said nine-game conference schedules are set to begin in 2016. Both decisions were made unanimously, according to a release...