The Daily Iowan

UI introduces new ‘all-inclusive’ dance troupe

ROBERT CROZIER

June 18, 2013

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The circle of dancers didn’t look like an ordinary dance troupe at rehearsal. They stood before their choreographer and followed her movements, but the oldest person was 78, and the youngest was only 9. While only a few...

Traffic cameras, drone technology put to a stop

ROBERT CROZIER

June 18, 2013

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The issue of red light cameras have been put to a stop in Iowa City, for a while at least. The Iowa City City Council unanimously passed an ordinance Tuesday that prevents municipal officials from using automatic traffic-enforcement...

Mayor’s letter welcomes first-year students

ALISON CRISSMAN

June 18, 2013

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Since the beginning of the month, thousands of discrete letters have been signed, sealed, and delivered to the nearly 4,500 incoming University of Iowa freshmen and their families. For Mayor Matt Hayek, the initiative is just...

Parents, officials at odds over school fencing installations

JULIA TRUSZKOWSKI

June 18, 2013

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In an April 2 meeting, the Iowa City School Board approved a plan to spend $400,000 to install fences around the district’s elementary schools, and while its funding will expire by the 2015-16 school year, many members of...

UI alum mixing law and do-good volunteer work

QUENTIN MISIAG

June 18, 2013

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Michael Weinstock first set his sights on a run for political office while attending high school on the East Coast. With admiration for a Capitol Hill career, he took his youthful integrity and due diligence to a state unknown...

Man charged with assaulting police officers

QUENTIN MISIAG

June 18, 2013

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A Coralville man has been charged after reportedly running from law-enforcement officers during a traffic stop, which later turned into a vehicular chase. Patrick Mulengwa, 29, was charged on Monday with interference with official...

Man charged with third-offense OWI

QUENTIN MISIAG

June 18, 2013

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An Iowa City man has been charged after he allegedly drove drunk at various speeds on the shoulder of an Iowa City street. Christopher Beardshear, 43, was charged on Monday with third-offense OWI. According to an Iowa City...

Kids to break ground for UI Children’s Hospital

KRISTEN EAST

June 18, 2013

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Pediatric patients will lead the groundbreaking for the new University of Iowa Children’s Hospital facility on Friday. The event will take place at 3:30 p.m. Friday at the UI Hospitals and Clinics’ Colloton Patio. Construction...

Game Time League opens tonight

DOMINICK WHITE

June 18, 2013

Filed under Sports

Tonight marks the beginning of the Game Time League regular season, and the North Liberty Community Center will host two league games. McCurry’s/ Pelling will face Vinton Merchants/Culvers team at 6 p.m. in the first of...

Iowa men’s basketball camp underway

JACOB SHEYKO

June 18, 2013

Filed under Sports

The walls inside the Field House reverberated with the squeaks of basketball sneakers and the high-pitched tones of whistles early Tuesday morning. If one were merely listening, the room would sound as if the Iowa men’s...

Ex-Gopher joins Hawkeye wrestling staff

CODY GOODWIN

June 18, 2013

Filed under Sports

Iowa wrestling coach Tom Brands crossed a state border in order to find his new volunteer assistant wrestling coach. The search stopped at Ben Berhow, who has been an administrative assistant at Minnesota for the past two seasons....

Bolander: More transparency needed from UI Athletics Department

JOSH BOLANDER

June 18, 2013

Filed under Sports

I am an Iowan, through and through. Growing up here helped shape me into who I am today. I owe nearly everything I have accomplished to being raised in this state. And all that being said, we are loyal to a fault. The same thing...