The Daily Iowan

21-only up for debate once again

QUENTIN MISIAG

June 27, 2013

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The Iowa City bar scene is set for a shakeup. For the third time since 2007, the bar-entry age issue could yet again go to the polls. The Iowa City City Clerk’s Office confirmed Thursday morning that a petition submitted...

UI-Ivy League Brain injury summit planned for July

ROBERT CROZIER

June 27, 2013

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Collaborative research on the impact of brain injuries sustained during athletics competition announced last year may finally begin after a summit scheduled for mid-July. The project, announced June 19, 2012, in a Big Ten press...

County addresses transgender restroom policy

JULIA TRUSZKOWSKI

June 27, 2013

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After continued discussions, Johnson County officials have reached a decision clarifying a policy regarding public restrooms. During a Thursday morning meeting at the Johnson County Administration Building, 913 S. Dubuque St.,...

More retirees headed to Iowa City

JULIA SHRIVER

June 27, 2013

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Jacquelyn Sullivan opted to move to Iowa City in order to be closer to her family. “I like the community itself,” said Sullivan, a current resident of Melrose Meadows Retirement Community. “It’s just...

University Librarian Nancy Baker bids farewell after 13 years

ALISON CRISSMAN

June 27, 2013

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While most University of Iowa students may not realize it, University Librarian Nancy Baker has likely affected their education in one way or another. During her 13 years at the UI, one of Baker’s main initiatives was the...

Man charged after stealing laptop from home

QUENTIN MISIAG

June 27, 2013

Filed under News

A man has been charged after he allegedly stole a laptop from an Iowa City residence. Victor Varnell, 21, was charged May 9 with second-degree theft after he allegedly walked out of an Iowa City apartment complex with a laptop...

SEATS contract finalized between county and Coralville, University Heights

QUENTIN MISIAG

June 27, 2013

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The long discussion over the area’s paratransit service may finally be able to be put to rest. SEATS, a more than 30-year-old transportation service for the disabled and elderly has been at the forefront of local government...

Prairie Lights introduces customer rewards program

KRISTEN EAST

June 27, 2013

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To keep up in an ever-evolving industry, which includes e-commerce and digital devices, Prairie Lights, 15 S. Dubuque St., will introduce a new customer-rewards program. According to a press release, the store’s rewards...

Array of games highlight Prime Time’s Week 3

DOMINICK WHITE

June 27, 2013

Filed under Sports

The Prime Time League early contest Thursday night in North Liberty featured a matchup among five Iowa basketball players. Zach McCabe’s team took on Peter Jok and Company in an action-packed contest — ultimately, McCabe’s...

Woodbury, Olaseni show improvements in the post

MATT CABEL

June 27, 2013

Filed under Sports

Gabe Olaseni and Adam Woodbury are only inches apart in height. And that’s where the similarities end.  “It’s like yin and yang,” Olaseni said. “I’m the 6-10 athlete, he’s the 7-foot,...

Nelson, Betulius miss Team USA cut

CODY GOODWIN

June 27, 2013

Filed under Sports

Hawkeye swimmers Mike Nelson and Grant Betulius completed part of their competition at the 2013 Phillips 66 National Championships in Indianapolis, Ind., on Thursday evening. Nelson, a sophomore at Iowa, finished 13th in the...

Harris 9-over after Day One at U.S. Open

CODY GOODWIN

June 27, 2013

Filed under Sports

Former Iowa women’s golfer Chelsea Harris didn’t have an ideal start at the 2013 U.S. Women’s Open on Thursday. Harris enters today, the second day of competition, at 9-over par — she’s tied for 145th place — after...