The Daily Iowan

Moody’s Coralville downgrade brings mixed reaction

QUENTIN MISIAG

June 12, 2013

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A slew of downgraded bond ratings issued by a national investment agency for Coralville last week has local city officials, an economist, and a large hotel chain at a crossroads on how to handle the city’s bloated financial...

Local produce prices remain constant

ALISON CRISSMAN

June 12, 2013

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Despite a late planting season because of wet weather and cooler temperatures in the spring, area businesses say produce prices have remained relatively stable. Employees from the Waterfront Hy-Vee, Bread Garden Market, and New...

Item found to be local artwork

ROBERT CROZIER

June 12, 2013

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A “suspicious” item that initially alarmed private security personnel at the Iowa City Summer of the Arts’ Iowa Arts Festival has been revealed to be a local work of art, a Wednesday press release said. The...

Vine building undergoing renovation

QUENTIN MISIAG

June 12, 2013

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One Iowa City building, recently designated a local historic landmark, is undergoing preservation efforts that the owner says the city has lost sight of in recent years. Joe Kennedy, the owner of the Iowa City and Coralville...

Shadow activist calling on UI student action

QUENTIN MISIAG

June 12, 2013

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The voices and opinions of the 30,000 University of Iowa students need to become more prominent, particularly in regard to the changing physical face of Iowa City, one community activist says. Rockne Cole, a member of the Iowa...

Search for new UI vice president continues

QUENTIN MISIAG

June 12, 2013

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The University of Iowa’s search for a new vice president for Strategic Communication continues, but one UI spokesman said the announcement date and the expected arrival of potential finalists remains unknown. The search-committee...

Spillway outflow to decrease

ROBERT CROZIER

June 12, 2013

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The Army Corps of Engineers will reduce the outflow from the Coralville Dam by the end of this week, according to a Johnson County Emergency Management press release sent Wednesday. Outflow levels stood at 17,400 cubic feet...

Man charged with possession of drug paraphernalia

ROBERT CROZIER

June 12, 2013

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An Iowa City man has been charged with intending to distribute a number of drug paraphernalia items out of a backpack. Matthew Joseph Iglehart, 24, was charged Jan. 7 with possession of a controlled substance and a controlled-substance...

Equal Rights founder files complaint against former presidential candidate Rick Santorum, National Organization for Marriage, and Bob Vander Plaats

ROBERT CROZIER

June 12, 2013

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Fred Karger, a gay Republican whose 2012 presidential-nomination campaign garnered little national attention, has filed a complaint with the Federal Election Commission against fellow 2012 Republican presidential-nomination candidate...

Uthoff ready for emergence in debut season

MATT CABEL

June 12, 2013

Filed under Sports

Jarrod Uthoff is used to sitting on the bench. But after redshirting his freshman year at Wisconsin and sitting out a year after transferring to Iowa, the redshirt sophomore is about to leave the bench and work his way into...

Iowa baseball coach search continues

CODY GOODWIN

June 12, 2013

Filed under Sports

It didn’t come as a shock to the Iowa baseball team when its head coach, Jack Dahm, was relieved of his duties. “We knew he had been on the hot seat for a couple years now, and we didn’t make the Big Ten Tournament,”...

Hawkeye Swim Camp helps prepare for next level

DOMINICK WHITE

June 12, 2013

Filed under Sports

The sounds of the swimmers, young and old, echoed throughout the hallways of the Campus Recreation & Wellness Center. Crowds of swimming enthusiasts were making their way to the pool. Among them were campers between the ages...