The Daily Iowan

InBox space for lease

JULIA TRUSZKOWSKI

June 11, 2013

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Another retail space is on the market in downtown Iowa City but a local realtor says the space won’t be empty for long. Jeff Edberg, a commercial real-estate broker for Lepic-Kroeger Realtors, said there are several prospective...

Dem Party head to leave post

ALISON CRISSMAN

June 11, 2013

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Tyler Olson, who has served as the Iowa Democratic Party chairman since January 25, has resigned from his position, according to a Tuesday letter written to the Democratic Party’s Central Committee. Olson, who is from Cedar...

NASA, UI officials talk flooding

ROBERT CROZIER

June 11, 2013

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NASA scientists, a University of Iowa scientist, and representatives from the Iowa Flood Center met Tuesday on a Google+ Hangout open to the public. They discussed NASA’s international Global Precipitation Measurement mission,...

Five years and two floods later, CR still on the mend

ROBERT CROZIER

June 11, 2013

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Despite a change in floodwater levels and protection measures between flooding in 2008 and 2013, Cedar Rapids officials, residents, and business owners say the emotional wear and tear has stayed consistent. But they say the...

Woman charged with abuse

LARS HEADINGTON

June 11, 2013

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A woman has been charged after striking and scratching a male companion. Jennifer Barrientos, 24, was charged with domestic-abuse assault without intent causing injury. According to an Iowa City police complaint, Barrientos...

Senate approves new farm bill

ALISON CRISSMAN

June 11, 2013

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After the U.S. Senate passed a similar farm bill in 2012, a majority in the House of Representatives stalled the legislation. But a new five-year, $500 billion farm bill approved by the Senate on Monday night is now expected to...

Johnson County ranked among healthiest for kids

LARS HEADINGTON

June 11, 2013

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According to a recent study, Johnson County has been named one of the healthiest counties in the country for children. U.S. News & World Report and the University of Wisconsin’s Population Health Institute have nam...

Man charged with second-offense OWI

LARS HEADINGTON

June 11, 2013

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Donald Townsend, 37, Davenport, was charged Tuesday with second-offense OWI. According to a police report, Townsend was pulled over after he was observed driving a gray 2011 Nissan Ultima into a curb while traveling eastbound...

UI Children’s Hospital ranked among nation’s best

ALISON CRISSMAN

June 11, 2013

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The University of Iowa Children’s Hospitals has once again been recognized among the top faciliteies in the country. U.S. News & World Report ranked seven of the Children’s Hospital’s specialties in its 2...

Man charged with carrying weapons

LARS HEADINGTON

June 11, 2013

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A man has been charged after Iowa City police allegedly found him in possession of numerous weapons with blades. Deandre Irby, 21, was charged on Monday with carrying weapons, an aggravated misdemeanor, and possession of a controlled...

Downtown lands three new restaurants

REBEKAH SONS

June 11, 2013

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Locals say they welcome the pending arrival of several new restaurants downtown and say Iowa City knows it wants.   As public and private investment continues in downtown, some restaurateurs are taking note, jumping at...

Women’s camp assists instructors, campers

JACOB SHEYKO

June 11, 2013

Filed under Sports

The Iowa women’s basketball team wrapped up the second and final day of the 2013 Elite Camp Tuesday In Carver-Hawkeye Arena. The camp participants were all high-school athletes, but they weren’t the only ones in...