The Daily Iowan

Hunting enthusiasts question new training practices

CASSIDY RILEY

July 16, 2013

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Despite the convenience of an online-only class, local hunters are questioning the safety level of not requiring adults to have in-person training for the required hunter-safety course when obtaining a hunting license in Iowa. As...

Iowans think schools are underfeeding their children

ROBERT CROZIER

July 16, 2013

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Lunch trays in Iowa’s schools transformed after President Obama signed the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act into law in 2010, and a new study released through the University of Iowa Public Policy Center reflects parents’...

Iowa City School District throws out recommendations

QUENTIN MISIAG

July 16, 2013

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You can pretty much forget the newly established Recommendations “A” and “B.” That was the general consensus following the Iowa City School Board meeting on Tuesday evening. On the heels of months of...

Final candidate for VP position to speak today

ALISON CRISSMAN

July 16, 2013

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The third of three finalists for the position of University of Iowa vice president for Strategic Communication will address the campus in a public forum from 2-3 p.m. today in 2520D University Capitol Center. John Diamond, associate...

Student attending UI camp assaulted in Ped Mall

QUENTIN MISIAG

July 16, 2013

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A student attending a high-school summer journalism camp at the University of Iowa reported an assault in downtown Iowa City on Monday. UI officials reported the incident to the Iowa City police, and the student was...

Free parking in five IC ramps during Sidewalk Sales

KRISTEN EAST

July 16, 2013

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Five parking ramps will offer free parking this weekend to coincide with the annual Downtown District Sidewalk Sales. The Sidewalk Sales will run Thursday through July 22. Parking will be free from 7 a.m. on Thursday through...

Iowa City ranks in best work-life balance

LINDSAY DALTON

July 16, 2013

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Iowa City has made yet another list, this time for cities with best work-life balance. It placed 13th out of 20 U.S. cities in a study conducted by Nerd Wallet, a finance blog. Just last month, Iowa City was named among the smartest...

UIHC ranks No.1 in state

KRISTEN EAST

July 16, 2013

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The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics is ranked No. 1 in the state again, following the annual release of “The Best Hospitals in America” by U.S. News & World Report. The report ranks six specialties at the U...

Fifth suspect in IC robbery at-large

KRISTEN EAST

July 16, 2013

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A suspect in an armed robbery in Iowa City is still at-large, and Iowa City police say he is armed and dangerous. Christopher Kelly, 31, is the fifth subject in a reported robbery on Monday in Iowa City. Four other subjects...

Man charged with stealing cell phone

CASSIDY RILEY

July 16, 2013

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An Iowa City man has been charged after allegedly stealing an iPhone and selling it on the Pedestrian Mall. Xavier Turner, 21, was charged July 5 with third-degree theft. According to an Iowa City police complaint, Turner stole...

Iowa City man charged with stalking

CASSIDY RILEY

July 16, 2013

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An Iowa City man has been charged after allegedly sending threatening text messages. Tahmir Allen, 22, was charged July 2 with stalking a person. According to an Iowa City police complaint, at 7:56 a.m. May 8, Allen sent a text...

Game Time regular season concludes tonight

JACOB SHEYKO

July 16, 2013

Filed under Sports

The Game Time League will conclude its regular season tonight. It will be the fifth week of the summer action in North Liberty, but it may also be the most important. Both contests have playoff implications for each team. Some...