The Daily Iowan

Downtown District celebrates progress

JULIA TRUSZKOWSKI

June 20, 2013

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Business and property owners of the 480-member Iowa City Downtown District on Thursday toasted their success at unifying downtown Iowa City over local food and drinks at the Englert Theater, 221 E. Washington St. “It’s...

Supervisors approve SEATS contract with Iowa City

QUENTIN MISIAG

June 20, 2013

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After discussing the future of a local paratransit service for a number of months, Johnson County officials and service users can now rest a little bit easier. During a Thursday morning county Board of Supervisors’ meeting,...

UISG urges Congress to keep loan rates from rising

ROBERT CROZIER

June 20, 2013

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One local student-government head is calling upon the U.S. Congress to act diligently before national college-loan interest rates double. The problem? Only 10 days remain. Beginning July 1, interest rates for a common tool in...

Iowa City police unveil program targeting graffiti

ALISON CRISSMAN

June 20, 2013

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Although a new summer initiative has arisen out of one local police force to clean up graffiti in the city, area officials and residents say the prevalence of the street art has not necessarily become a growing problem. “There...

Local homeless claim harassment with petition filed today

QUENTIN MISIAG

June 20, 2013

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One Iowa City homeless man is claiming he, his family, and others living without permanent shelter have been the subject of harassment and have been denied service at a number of Iowa City and Downtown District businesses. They...

Branstad signs bills allowing tuition freeze for regent universities

KRISTEN EAST

June 20, 2013

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A tuition freeze for in-state undergraduate students at Iowa’s public universities is now a reality, following Gov. Terry Branstad’s Thursday signing of House File 604 and 648. The two bills will provide funding...

Woman charged with damaging taxi, cab company office

QUENTIN MISIAG

June 20, 2013

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A Coralville woman has been accused of vandalizing the offices of a local cab company before allegedly urinating inside one of the company’s vehicles. Nancy Kuntz, 44, 820 Second St. Apt. 231, was charged June 11 with third-degree...

Man charged with second-degree theft

QUENTIN MISIAG

June 20, 2013

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A local man has been accused of defrauding a bank account of another individual and stealing that person’s personal information. Timothy Washington, 25, address unknown, was charged with forgery and second-degree theft after...

Cedar Rapids man charged with OWI

QUENTIN MISIAG

June 20, 2013

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A Cedar Rapids man has been accused of driving under the influence. Andrew Burdick, 21, 702 40th St. S.E., was charged Wednesday with first-offense OWI. According to a Johnson County Sheriff’s Office complaint, a law-enforcement...

North Liberty man charged with second-offense OWI

QUENTIN MISIAG

June 20, 2013

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A North Liberty man has been accused of driving under the influence. Jonathan Grant, 32, 1415 Easton Lane, was charged June 20 with second-offense OWI. According to a North Liberty police complaint, officers were dispatched...

Man charged with child endangerment and domestic assault

QUENTIN MISIAG

June 20, 2013

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An Iowa City man has been charged with putting a minor child in danger and committing domestic abuse. Dexter Curry, 22, 259 Willowwind Place, was charged June 15 with child endangerment with no injury. According to an Iowa...

Prime Time League is back

DOMINICK WHITE

June 20, 2013

Filed under Sports

The first contest of the Prime Time opening day featured Mike Gesell’s team against Aaron White’s squad. White was selected first in the draft by head coach Ron Nove, and it didn’t take long for the Hawkeye forward...