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Downtown ‘Building Change’ program showing progress downtown

QUENTIN MISIAG

July 14, 2013

Filed under News

Leah Cohen has witnessed downtown Iowa City grow, change, and adjust over the last 30 years as the owner of Bo-James, 118 E. Washington St. At times, that change has come voluntarily. In other instances, it has arrived by force....

REACH program names new director

ALISON CRISSMAN

July 14, 2013

Filed under News

Having previously served the University of Iowa College of Education in the Department of Teaching and Learning as the coordinator of the elementary-education program and the elementary-methods practicum, UI Clinical Professor...

Rally brings localized attention to Trayvon Martin verdict

ALISON CRISSMAN

July 14, 2013

Filed under News

Gathering around the cries of ‘No justice, no peace,’ approximately three dozen people came together on the Pedestrian Mall on Sunday in support of Trayvon Martin and in opposition to the verdict in the George Zimmerman...

Second UI Vice President candidate to speak today

QUENTIN MISIAG

July 14, 2013

Filed under News

The process for selecting a new University of Iowa strategic-communication head is inching closer to completion. The second of the three finalists for the position of vice president for Strategic Communication will visit the...

City accepting community development block grant applications

QUENTIN MISIAG

July 14, 2013

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Additional funding allocations for low-to-moderate income residents in Iowa City will soon be available. The city is now accepting applications for a total of $250,000 in Community Development Block Grant and Home Investment...

Gesell’s team advances in Prime Time playoffs

CODY GOODWIN

July 14, 2013

Filed under Sports

The first halves of this year’s Prime Time League games haven’t always been Mike Gesell’s favorite. “I don’t know what’s been wrong with my first halves,” he said. “I haven’t...

Coleman shines in Prime Time playoff opener

DOMINICK WHITE

July 14, 2013

Filed under Sports

Sunday afternoon’s opening matchup at the North Liberty Community Center was supposed to feature current Hawkeye star Devyn Marble taking on future Hawkeye star Peter Jok in the first round of the Prime Time League playoffs. Unfortunately,...

Notebook: New coaches for two Iowa teams

CODY GOODWIN

July 14, 2013

Filed under Sports

Rick Heller, once the coach at Northern Iowa, was named the 20th Iowa head baseball coach by Hawkeye Athletics Director Gary Barta on July 12. “I am extremely excited to have Rick Heller as part of the Hawkeye family,”...

Sindlinger qualifies for PGA Junior Championship

JACOB SHEYKO

July 14, 2013

Filed under Sports

Iowa women’s golf freshman Jessie Sindlinger recently qualified for the 38th PGA Junior Championship, which will take place at the Trump National Golf Course in Washington, D.C., from July 30 through Aug. 2. Sindlinger...

Editorial: End the all-male court

DI EDITORIAL BOARD

July 14, 2013

Filed under Opinions

Last month, the Iowa Supreme Court made a rare move in announcing it would reconsider the case, without any new evidence being proposed, of Melissa Nelson — a dental assistant in Webster County who was fired in 2010 for being...

Tilly: How to measure loss

ZACH TILLY

July 14, 2013

Filed under Opinions

An article in Sunday’s Des Moines Register claimed that "the recession slammed Iowa’s wealthiest residents the hardest of any income group." In a way, that’s true. The Register’s data says that Iowans makin...

Guest opinion: My tampons are deadly

GUEST OPINION

July 14, 2013

Filed under Opinions

I am Texan. I was born on the South Side of Dallas, into a home turned poor, in which every dollar was accounted, prayed, and fought for. I came to Iowa for opportunity, so that I could start over and get the education I needed,...