The Daily Iowan

Open space important in IC

EMMA WILLIS

July 4, 2013

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Despite having the highest concentration of people living per square mile in the state, Iowa City residents still enjoy their open spaces, according to a recently released city report and the U.S. Census Bureau. With approximately...

Aschenbrenner: I’m a Hawkeye through-and-through

ROBERT CROZIER

July 4, 2013

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In the few years he lived in Chicago, the accounting firm that Dana Aschenbrenner worked at dissolved underneath him, and he was part of a mass hiring in which another firm absorbed many of the employees who were displaced by...

Group hosts anti-NSA, pro-Fourth Amendment rally

QUENTIN MISIAG

July 4, 2013

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It’s been nearly one month Edward Snowden, a now former technical contractor for the National Security Agency and once a CIA employee, leaked details of top-secret U.S. and British government mass-surveillance programs to...

County moves forward with plans for new Secondary Roads Facility

QUENTIN MISIAG

July 4, 2013

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After more than three months of mulling its future, Johnson County has come to a decision regarding its Secondary Roads Facility. The current building, 4810 Melrose Ave., which is more than 40 years old, witnessed heavy damage...

UI to host three finalists for VP of Strategic Communication

KRISTEN EAST

July 4, 2013

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The University of Iowa will host three finalists for the position of vice president for Strategic Communications over the next two weeks. The three finalists will each host a public forum, addressing the topic of “Communicating...

UI overpaid employees $805k in fiscal 2012

QUENTIN MISIAG

July 4, 2013

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Hundreds of workers at Iowa’s largest higher-education institution were overpaid in fiscal 2012, according to a state auditor’s report released Wednesday. The University of Iowa, which employs a total academic staff of more...

Metropolitan Planning Organization to discuss area transportation projects

QUENTIN MISIAG

July 4, 2013

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Discussion on changes to Johnson County’s transportation network could result in approval next week. The Metropolitan Planning Organization of Johnson County will consider amendment approvals to the Long Range Transportation...

Man steals mountain bike downtown

KRISTEN EAST

July 4, 2013

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A man has been charged after he allegedly stole a mountain bike on Clinton Street. William Miller, 35, address unknown, was charged with third-degree theft on May 22 in connection with the theft of a white, black, and orange...

Man charged after slapping wife

KRISTEN EAST

July 4, 2013

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A local man has been charged with assault after allegedly pulling his wife’s hair and slapping her. Christian Pena, 36, was charged with domestic-abuse assault for allegedly slapping his wife on Oct. 21, 2012. According to...

Woman charged with possession of heroin

KRISTEN EAST

July 4, 2013

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A local woman has been allegedly found to be in possession of heroin. Kimberly Robinson, 46, was charged Wednesday with possession of a controlled substance. According to an Iowa City police complaint, officers asked Robinson...

Undefeated showdown headlines Sunday’s Prime Time League action

DOMINICK WHITE

July 4, 2013

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Prime Time League competition will resume on July 7 in the North Liberty Community Center. The action will be headlined by an early matchup of undefeated squads when Hawkeye Anthony Clemmons’ team takes on the dynamic duo...

Game Time midseason report

JACOB SHEYKO

July 4, 2013

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The Game Time League teams have played through three sets of 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...