The Daily Iowan

Freshman orientation sessions commence

ALISON CRISSMAN

June 10, 2013

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A new crop of freshmen took the first steps in their college careers on Monday, as the first day of Orientation began. The class of 2017 will enter the University of Iowa with approximately 4,500 students, continuing a rather...

New art gallery announced for downtown space

LARS HEADINGTON

June 10, 2013

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Pending an early fall opening date, the renovation to a historic downtown property that has played host to a department store and rowdy college town bar will be complete. The Des Moines-based Steven Vail Fine Arts will open...

Group files lawsuit to stop Chauncey development

QUENTIN MISIAG

June 10, 2013

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Opponents of a downtown Iowa City high-rise project have moved their efforts from City Hall to the courtroom. The Iowa City City Council approved Moen Group’s plans for a $53 million, 20-story building, the Chauncey, on...

Officials: suspicious package situation handled no differently

ROBERT CROZIER

June 10, 2013

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Local officials say a situation involving a suspicious package in downtown Iowa City on Sunday evening was handled no differently. According to protocol measures obtained from the Iowa City police website, officers responding...

Cab strikes local law firm, again

JULIA TRUSZKOWSKI

June 10, 2013

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As a local taxi veered off Linn Street Monday morning, one local law firm encountered a recurring event, 10 years in the making. An Iowa City Yellow Cab car, driven by 26-year-old Iowa City resident Cristin Curlee, swerved onto...

Construction to UI music building underway

LARS HEADINGTON

June 10, 2013

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Officials in the UI School of Music have watched this year’s high waters and flooding along the Iowa River, and they say they are an eerie reminder of the flood of 2008, which ultimately heavily damamged the school’s...

Man charged after wrestling with another

KRISTEN EAST

June 10, 2013

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An Ames man has been charged after allegedly punching another man in the face. Daniel Jahren, 22, was charged on Sunday with assault causing bodily injury. According to an Iowa City police complaint, Jahren refused to leave...

Man charged with carrying large hunting knife

KRISTEN EAST

June 10, 2013

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A man has been charged after allegedly displaying a knife during an argument on Highway 6. Elisha Secrest, 19, was charged on June 7 with going armed with intent after he allegedly threatened someone with a knife. According...

Man charged with throwing fireworks during crime scene investigation

KRISTEN EAST

June 10, 2013

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A man was charged with reckless use of fire/explosives after allegedly throwing a “silver bomb cracker” into the street while officers were processing a bomb crime scene at the intersection of Washington and Dubuque...

Remembering Jim Zabel: A former DI editor

CODY GOODWIN

June 10, 2013

Filed under Sports

I’ve read many stories about and reflections on the late, great Jim Zabel over the past few weeks. But none are more striking to me, personally, than one that I came across in his autobiography. Zabel was enrolling for...

Iowa track rides strong senior class to succeed in 2013

MATT CABEL

June 10, 2013

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The hurdles are stacked together and sit in a dark garage adjacent to the Cretzmeyer Track. Bright neon spikes are left untied. The outdoor track and field season is over for the Iowa track and field program. While the Hawkeyes...

West High’s Baker, Martins earn Athletes of the Week honors

RYAN YOUNG

June 10, 2013

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West High seniors Justin Baker and Paris Martins on Monday were named the *Sports Spotlight* and Hy-Vee Horizon Milk Athletes of the Week. The announcement comes just one week after the two helped the West High Trojans to the...