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Partnership to discuss decrease in student drinking, alcohol-free venues

QUENTIN MISIAG

July 9, 2013

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While a consensus has yet to be reached regarding a controversial city ordinance, one local alcohol advocacy and educational group is maintaining its mission. For more than four years, the Partnership for Alcohol Safety, a joint...

Writer’s Workshop professor and author garners White House recognition

JULIA SHRIVER

July 9, 2013

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Writers’ Workshop Professor Marilynne Robinson has received plenty of recognition for her writing, both on the national scale and locally. But until today, she had never earned marks from a United States president. President...

UI ranked among nation’s best places for postdocs

ALISON CRISSMAN

July 9, 2013

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Often an under-recognized group of researchers at universities, postdoctoral scholars at the University of Iowa recently recognized the school’s efforts to create a valuable workplace by giving the UI high marks on the The Sci...

School Board details two building scenarios

JULIA TRUSZKOWSKI

July 9, 2013

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Despite more than three hours of back-and-forth discussions and debates regarding the future of a number of Iowa City School District schools, final decisions still appear a ways off. After the presentation of two proposed scenarios...

Man charged after armed threat

EMMA WILLIS

July 9, 2013

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A Kalona man has been charged after allegedly threating Johnson County officials. Leo Schrock, 78, was charged Monday with going armed with intent. According to an Iowa City police complaint, Johnson County Secondary Roads...

Man charged with OWI and eluding

EMMA WILLIS

July 9, 2013

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A Chicago man faces a number of charges after a routine traffic stop. Patrick Starling, 29, was charged Monday with possession of a controlled substance, eluding, and OWI. According to an Iowa City police complaint, officers...

Tyler Olson running for governor

EMMA WILLIS

July 9, 2013

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A sixth-generation Iowan and current Iowa House representative embarking on a run to become the state’s next governor. In a Tuesday news release, Democrat Tyler Olson, 37, officially announced his Iowa gubernatorial bid....

Iowa City asking for aid in removing sand from bags

QUENTIN MISIAG

July 9, 2013

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Flood-prevention cleanup efforts continue in Iowa City, and volunteers are needed to remove sand from bags. After more than a month since the University of Iowa and Iowa City began a new round of flood mitigation and prevention...

Lady Hawks finding bigger roles

JACOB SHEYKO

July 9, 2013

Filed under Sports

Lisa Bluder’s squad will have a few gaping voids to fill for the upcoming 2013-14 season. The Hawkeyes’ two leading scorers and leading rebounder from a year ago in Jaime Printy and Morgan Johnson have graduated. But...

Notebook: Hawkeyes at World University Games

CODY GOODWIN

July 9, 2013

Filed under Sports

There’s a Black and Gold presence in three different sports at the 2013 World University Games. Iowa men’s basketball player Aaron White — perhaps the best-known of the five Hawkeyes competing in Kazan, Russia...

Point/Counterpoint: Who’s the best team in the MLB so far?

DI STAFF

July 9, 2013

Filed under Sports

Boston Red Sox Not only are the Boston Red Sox the leading team in the American League with a 54-37 record (before yesterday’s game), they’re the best team in all of Major League Baseball. The Sox don’t have the best re...

Hawkeyes, AM 590 extend through 2016

CODY GOODWIN

July 9, 2013

Filed under Sports

Hawkeye Sports Properties, the Iowa Athletics Department’s exclusive multimedia-rights holder, announced a partnership extension with Journal Broadcast Group on Tuesday, calling for AM 590 Omaha’s ESPN Radio to carry...