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Iowa City considers turning garbage into gas

ROBERT CROZIER

July 15, 2013

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As landfill repairs near completion, Iowa City officials will now entertain proposals exploring new technologies that promise to divert garbage from the facility and extend the time before it reaches its capacity. One Maryland...

VP search: Brennan stresses digital presence, preparedness efforts

QUENTIN MISIAG

July 15, 2013

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While the University of Iowa and the State University of New York-Buffalo stand nearly 750 miles apart, the two face six similar threats. Just ask Joseph Brennan. The current associate vice president for university communications...

District officials to talk facilities master plan’s future

KRISTEN EAST

July 15, 2013

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Ahead of tonight’s meeting, one Iowa City School Board member said many questions remain unanswered after the Facilities Steering Committee presented two recommendations for the future of the district’s schools. “I...

First Cyclospora case reported in Johnson County

ALISON CRISSMAN

July 15, 2013

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The cyclospora parasite has reared its head in Johnson County. Cyclospora, a rare food- or water-borne parasite, has infected 71 Iowans as of Tuesday, according to a report released by the Iowa Department of Public Health. Sixty...

Iowa City man was charged with theft and forgery charges

CASSIDY RILEY

July 15, 2013

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An Iowa City man has been charged with second-degree theft and forgery after he allegedly deposited a number of fake checks at an Iowa City bank. Christopher Curtis, 23, was charged March 29 and April 16. According to an Iowa...

Columbus Junction woman charged with attacking co-worker at Coralville hotel

CASSIDY RILEY

July 15, 2013

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An eastern Iowa woman has been accused of attacking a coworker at a Coralville hotel.   Maria Tlatenchi, 37, of Columbus Junction was charged Sunday with assault causing bodily injury and obstruction of emergency communications....

Portion of Highway 1 near Iowa City Walmart to see closure Wednesday

CASSIDY RILEY

July 15, 2013

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Area drivers will experience some delays starting Wednesday, when one local arterial road will be reduced to one lane of eastbound traffic. The anticipated construction of a new refuge island in the median for a new Highway...

Heller ready to revamp Iowa baseball

CODY GOODWIN

July 15, 2013

Filed under Sports

Rick Heller spent Monday afternoon smiling from ear to ear. Nobody could blame him. He had just been hired for a new job — one he had previously dreamed about. The job comes with a daunting task: turning the Iowa baseball program...

Woodbury to continue summer progression

DOMINICK WHITE

July 15, 2013

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Iowa center Adam Woodbury saw his second Prime Time League season to come an end on Sunday night in a 90-85 loss to Devyn Marble’s and Josh Oglesby’s team. The early postseason exit was disappointing for the Black...

Point/Counterpoint: Should the All-Star Game actually mean something?

DI STAFF

July 15, 2013

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Yes Baseball is special for many reasons. The Midsummer Classic is one of those reasons. Since that 2002 blunder of an All-Star Game, the MLB has made it so that the winning league of the game earns home-field advantage in the...

Team USA to play for ninth in Russia

CODY GOODWIN

July 15, 2013

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Iowa’s Aaron White and Team USA toppled Germany on Monday, 92-70. The win pushes USA into today’s ninth-place game, which is the best possible finish for the Red, White, and Blue. Team USA will play Finland today at...

Iowa’s linebackers named to Butkus Watch List

CODY GOODWIN

July 15, 2013

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Iowa senior linebackers Christian Kirksey, James Morris, and Anthony Hitchens were recently named to the 2013 Butkus Award watch list. The Butkus Award is annually given to the best linebacker at three separate levels. A professional,...