The Daily Iowan

Voting begins today for amended justice-center proposal

BRENT GRIFFITHS

May 6, 2013

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Johnson County voters will revisit the ongoing issue of courthouse and jail improvements when they return to the polls today to cast their ballots in a special election. With turnout projected to be much smaller than the first...

Public Space One leaving current space in June

QUENTIN MISIAG

May 6, 2013

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Come June, the lights, sounds, and creative spirit at one prominent downtown Iowa City performing-arts venue will go dark after the executive decision was made to let their lease in a historic former hotel expire. In a Monday...

UI Cambus strikes a 66-year-old pedestrian

REBECCA MORIN

May 6, 2013

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University of Iowa officials say that while Monday’s Cambus incident was the second in the last two years, officials have trained student drivers recently with a greater emphasis on pedestrian awareness. A Cambus struck...

Iowa City School District committee proposes changes

NICK HASSETT

May 6, 2013

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As the Iowa City School District builds a plan for the next 10 years, schools in the district could be on the receiving end of everything from a few renovations to a massive overhaul. The district’s Steering Committee for...

UI Foundation’s campaign to fund students’ education

REBECCA MORIN

May 6, 2013

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Aly Olson will graduate from the University of Iowa debt-free. Olson, a UI sophomore and Des Moines native, thanks the UI Foundation for entirely funding her undergraduate education through a privately funded Presidential Scholarship....

UI hopes to expand honorary degrees

CASSIDY RILEY

May 6, 2013

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In recent years, the University of Iowa has given honorary degrees to individuals in a very narrow range of academic disciplines. In comparison with other Big Ten schools, the UI gives fewer honorary degrees, but James Torner,...

UI opens new outreach office

CASSIDY RILEY

May 6, 2013

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The University of Iowa wants to call more attention to its efforts to work with groups both inside and outside the university community. The UI Office of the Provost announced on Monday the establishment of the new Office of...

Suspicious substance found at Mayflower found to be nonhazardous

BRENT GRIFFITHS

May 6, 2013

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A HAZMAT team responded to a suspicious package on Monday afternoon at the Mayflower Residence Hall. The package was eventually ruled to be harmless, a university statement confirmed. Johnson County Hazardous Materials, along...

Allegedly drunk driver hits Coralville bus

BRENT GRIFFITHS

May 6, 2013

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A Coralville bus was involved in a side-impact crash with a driver who reportedly had been drinking Monday afternoon. The driver of a Toyota SUV and the bus were at the intersection of Iowa Avenue and Riverside Drive.  The driver...

Man put his roommate in a chokehold

REBECCA MORIN

May 6, 2013

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A local man has been accused of grabbing his roommate’s neck and putting him into a headlock. Eric Osgood, 24, was charged Sunday with first-degree harassment. According to an Iowa City police complaint, Osgood allegedly...

Man drove away during a traffic stop

REBECCA MORIN

May 6, 2013

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A local man has been accused of driving away from police officials during a traffic stop. Quentin Williams, 20, was charged Sunday with OWI and eluding. Iowa City police officials reportedly observed Williams’ beige Chevy...

Man repeatedly slams door on officer’s foot

REBECCA MORIN

May 6, 2013

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A local man has been accused of repeatedly slamming a door on a police officer’s foot. Vincent Mangiameli, 22, was charged Monday with interference with official acts causing bodily injury and assault on a peace officer with...