The Daily Iowan

Jazz Fest comes to a close, officials tout increased attendance

BRETT KARLAN

July 7, 2013

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The Iowa City Jazz Festival brought food, fun, and plenty of swinging jazz to downtown Iowa City this past weekend. Summer of the Arts Executive Director Lisa Barnes called the 2013 Jazz Fest a “rousing success,”...

Many bridges far gone in Iowa

EMMA WILLIS

July 7, 2013

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Nearly 11 percent of all bridges in the United States are deemed structurally deficient, according to a recent report by the national advocacy group, Transportation for America. The report, released June 19, says that of the...

Iowa City Downtown District welcomes new leadership

JULIA SHRIVER

July 7, 2013

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After serving as the Iowa City Downtown District’s president for one and a half years, Karen Kubby is passing the job along. Bill Nusser, the owner of Hands Jewelers, begins his one-year term as president of the group this...

Man charged in downtown thefts

QUENTIN MISIAG

July 7, 2013

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Iowa City police charged a man Sunday afternoon in downtown Iowa City after he allegedly stole several items and harassed restaurant patrons. Todd Hulfish, 45, of Cedar Rapids was stopped by officers outside the MidWestOne Bank,...

McCabe, Olaseni’s team remain unbeaten

MATT CABEL

July 7, 2013

Filed under Sports

Sunday afternoon’s early game showcased the two remaining undefeated teams in the 2013 Prime Time League. Jarrod Uthoff and Anthony Clemmons’ team squared off with Zach McCabe and Gabe Olaseni’s team. McCabe’s...

Oglesby back in Prime Time

CODY GOODWIN

July 7, 2013

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Josh Oglesby spent his Sunday afternoon exploring the 3-point line, hurling shot after shot from a multitude of positions. More often than not, he found the bottom of the net from beyond the arc – 7-of-11 times, to be exact. This...

White scores 16 for Team USA

CODY GOODWIN

July 7, 2013

Filed under Sports

Iowa’s Aaron White established himself as one of the top college basketball players when he made the 12-man Team USA roster for the World University Games late last month. White then proved Sunday — during Team USA’s...

Editorial: Iowa City a model mid-sized town

DI EDITORIAL BOARD

July 7, 2013

Filed under Opinions

According to a recent city report, nearly every Iowa City resident lives within a half-mile of open space in the form of a park, schoolyard, or natural area. The city’s 2013 Sustainability Assessment found that 99.4 percent...

Ziemer: A lesson from Adams and Jefferson

JEREMY ZIEMER

July 7, 2013

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The Supreme Court ended its most recent session with a flurry of big decisions a few weeks ago. Prop 8 was sent back to California, and the Defense of Marriage Act was struck down. Many were dancing in the street and singing...

Guest Opinion: Young, gay, married, grateful

GUEST OPINION

July 7, 2013

Filed under Opinions

Out of all of my friends and family, I married the youngest. I’m also officially married in the most limited geographical territory — 13 states (and, says the hopeful part of me, counting). I was married to my husband two...