The Daily Iowan

Iowa City’s 21-ordinance faces renewed opposition

QUENTIN MISIAG

May 1, 2013

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Nearly three years since its passage, opposition over Iowa City’s controversial 21-ordinance appears to be gaining legs once again, thanks to the efforts of two prominent downtown bar operators. According to a city affidavit...

UNI sees landscaping budget cut, UI sees increased investment

QUENTIN MISIAG

May 1, 2013

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With a change in seasons comes a change in temperature and color across the University of Iowa campus. Officials also say flood-recovery projects will result in a prettier campus in the coming years. Excluding residence halls,...

Iowa City Airport construction to take off Monday

STACEY MURRAY

May 1, 2013

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The Iowa City Municipal Airport spring construction will take flight May 6 to complete previous projects while it works to earn grant money to further progress. Airport manager Michael Tharp said improvements would create a more...

New Iowa City grassroots organization holds protest on jail, marijuana, rent

HILLARY ROSENCRANTS

May 1, 2013

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The meeting of a new Iowa City grass-roots organization on Wednesday night was far from an ordinary meeting. The Iowa City People’s Association held one of its first events at the corner of Gilbert and College Streets...

Phil’s Day 2013: UI alums give back

CASSIDY RILEY

May 1, 2013

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Carl and Claire Stuart met their freshman year at the University of Iowa in 1965. Forty-eight years later, they are still together and choose to remember the place they first met by giving back to it each year. For more than...

Johnson County approve extension of juvenile detention contract with Linn County

CASSIDY RILEY

May 1, 2013

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The Johnson County Board of Supervisors has agreed to a two-year extension of the county’s contract with Linn County for the housing of minors in juvenile detention.  The contract has existed for more than 10 years, and it...

Branstad’s alternative healthcare plan fails to pass Iowa Senate

BRENT GRIFFITHS

May 1, 2013

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On a party line vote, the Iowa Senate rejected Gov. Terry Branstad’s alternative to Medicaid expansion on Wednesday. The debate continues Iowa’s option to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act. Senate Democrats favor...

First day of local Farmer’s Market begins Wednesday

EVAN HAFNER

May 1, 2013

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The first day of Iowa City’s annual Farmers’ Market kicked off Wednesday. Running through the month of October, the market will host a number of local farmers, producers, crafters, and artisans, who will offer fresh...

Iowa Court of Appeals overturns ruling against UI Hospitals and Clinics official

JORDYN REILAND

May 1, 2013

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The Iowa Court of Appeals has overturned a 5th District Court ruling that took disciplinary action against an official at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. According to an Iowa Board of Medicine news release, the...

Hawkeye softball beats in-state rival Iowa State, 8-3

NICK DELAQUILA

May 1, 2013

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The Iowa softball team won its second-straight game after beating Iowa State Wednesday evening 8-3. Iowa improved its record to 27-23 going into the final series of the regular season this coming weekend. After losing two of...

Iowa softball’s Wall bears the brunt of pitchers’ fury

CODY GOODWIN

May 1, 2013

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Bradi Wall nestled into the batter’s box with a runner on in the bottom of the fifth-inning. Iowa State had collected two outs, but Iowa held a four run lead. She was focused on reaching base — maybe even driving in a...

Iowa women’s club hockey team seeks participants

BEN ROSS

May 1, 2013

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Female students will be able to participate in a new club sport for the first time in the history of Iowa next year: women’s hockey. Three students, Justin Kripalani, Brianna Salmi, and John Stumpf, organized and set up...