The Daily Iowan

Trowbridge Hall gets new labs, windows

ROBERT CROZIER

July 2, 2013

Filed under News

Three buildings along the west side of T. Anne Cleary Walkway have undergone renovations in the past few years, and the University of Iowa spent slightly more than a half a million dollars improving the walkway itself in 2012. The...

Local attorney bidding for city council seat

QUENTIN MISIAG

July 2, 2013

Filed under News

A bright yellow sunflower head above the words “Let every flower bloom” of a yard sign is the only physical evidence to date of local attorney Rockne Cole’s bid for an at-large Iowa City City Council seat. But...

State unveils Rolling Billboards to Promote Iowa Destinations

QUENTIN MISIAG

July 2, 2013

Filed under News

The State Capitol, waterparks, a NASCAR speedway, and Kinnick Stadium are just a few of the aspects travelers will soon begin to see while traveling across Iowa’s 99 counties. But travelers may not have to drive to Des...

North Liberty man faces drug and alcohol charges

QUENTIN MISIAG

July 2, 2013

Filed under News

A North Liberty man faces a number of charges after local law enforcement officers stopped him after observing a traffic violation. According to an Iowa City police complaint Reid Overton, 22, was charged Tuesday with a first-offense...

Juvenile charged with fourth-degree theft

QUENTIN MISIAG

July 2, 2013

Filed under News

An Iowa City minor has been charged after allegedly reselling a stolen iPhone to a downtown Iowa City retailer. According to an Iowa City police complaint, the 17-year-old male sold a stolen iPhone 5 belonging to another individual...

Iowa City, CR move up in POLICOM ratings

EMMA WILLIS

July 2, 2013

Filed under News

In a 2013 economic-strength analysis released by POLICOM, both the Iowa City and Cedar Rapids metropolitan areas increased their national rankings to the 68th and 54th spots, respectively. POLICOM, which specializes in analyzing...

Pro Fourth Amendment, anti-NSA rally to be held July 4

EMMA WILLIS

July 2, 2013

Filed under News

A rally will be held in Iowa City on Independence Day to demand the U.S. government to adhere to the “constitutionally dictated limits” of the Fourth Amendment and show support for Edward Snowden, the source of the...

Till embracing ‘big’ role

CODY GOODWIN

July 2, 2013

Filed under Sports

Claire Till does not tower over her opposition when she stands in the paint. Her 6-foot frame is often dwarfed, really. It’s never by a huge margin but noticeable enough to make a difference. Till didn’t dwell in...

Midseason Checkup: Prime Time League

MATT CABEL AND DOMINICK WHITE

July 2, 2013

Filed under Sports

The Prime Time League teams have each played four games to this point in the season. The Daily Iowan takes a look at each team, how it has done so far this season and where it ranks in comparison with the rest. 1. BlendCard, 4-0 ...

Two Hawkeyes named WGCA All-American Scholars

CODY GOODWIN

July 2, 2013

Filed under Sports

Two members of the Iowa women’s golf team, Gigi DiGrazia and Brianna Midkiff, have been named Women’s Golf Coaches Association All-American Scholars. “I am so proud of Gigi and Bri,” said Iowa women’s...

Iowa’s Brooks to wrestle in Junior Pan Ams

CODY GOODWIN

July 2, 2013

Filed under Sports

Hawkeye wrestler Sam Brooks was named to the FILA Junior Team that will compete at the 2013 FILA Junior Pan American Championships. The competition will take place in Santiago, Chile, from July 12-14. Brooks will wrestle freestyle...

Editorial: Fix Iowa’s deficient bridges

DI EDITORIAL BOARD

July 2, 2013

Filed under Opinions

Madison County, Iowa, is known for its old-timey bridges, but as it turns out, the rest of Iowa has an abundance of old, rickety bridges as well. According to a recent report from Transportation for America, Iowa has the third-highest...