The Daily Iowan

High-rise hotel still progressing

QUENTIN MISIAG

July 21, 2013

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While in its history Iowa City has been no stranger to a number of firsts, a once-delayed downtown Iowa City hotel development that has now grown new legs will soon mark another Iowa first. North Liberty-based Kinseth Hospitality...

Riverside Drive presents options

QUENTIN MISIAG

July 21, 2013

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While a number of high-profile flood-recovery and expansion projects continue to push development across the University of Iowa, one heavily traveled Iowa City corridor is witnessing quite the business exodus. Riverside Drive,...

Johnson County Fair festivities slated for this week

KRISTEN EAST

July 21, 2013

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A chicken-throwing contest, deep-fried Oreo samples, and a truck and tractor pull are just a few features that will have local residents turning out at the Johnson County Fair this week. The 2013 Johnson County Fair, which will...

RAGBRAI embarks on 41st annual ride

KRISTEN EAST

July 21, 2013

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The 41st-annual RAGBRAI kicked off on Sunday morning in Council Bluffs. RAGBRAI — the Register’s Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa — is a seven-day bicycle ride across the state from west to east. This year&rsq...

City announces further Rochester Avenue closures

KRISTEN EAST

July 21, 2013

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Beginning today, Seventh Avenue will be closed to through traffic at Rochester Avenue for water-main improvements. According to a city press release, traffic will be rerouted to Ashwood Drive and Parsons Avenue for the coming...

Mercer Park pool closed next month

KRISTEN EAST

July 21, 2013

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The Mercer Park pool and spa, 2701 Bradford Drive, will be closed for most of the month of August. The pool be closed for cleaning and minor repair work from Aug. 3-31, according to a city press release. The fitness room, meeting...

AFSCME Iowa President re-elected

KRISTEN EAST

July 21, 2013

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AFSCME Iowa Council 61 re-elected Danny Homan as president at its biennial convention. “I am honored by the trust and confidence placed in me by AFSCME Iowa’s members. AFSCME Iowa will continue to strongly advocate...

Local man charged with assault

CASSIDY RILEY

July 21, 2013

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A local man has been charged after allegedly attempting to force a woman to have sex with him. Vernard Archer, 29, was charged on July 20 with assault with intent to commit sexual abuse. According to an Iowa City police complaint,...

Iowa City couple charged after son found with bruises

CASSIDY RILEY

July 21, 2013

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An Iowa City couple have been charged after bruises were reportedly discovered on the buttocks of the woman’s 3-year-old son. Page Gerard, 23, was charged on July 19 with prevention of apprehension/obstruction of prosecution....

Local man charged after moving dumpster

CASSIDY RILEY

July 21, 2013

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An Iowa City man has been charged after reportedly nearly hitting two police cars and a taxi with a Dumpster. Levi Hacker, 19, was charged on July 19 with possession of a fictitious license. According to a police complain...

Clemmons leads Uthoff-less team to Prime Time League championship

MATT CABEL

July 21, 2013

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Anthony Clemmons told the media on July 18 to “get ready for a show” for Sunday afternoon’s Prime Time League championship game. And what a show it was. The sophomore — who was named co-MVP of the league...

Defense wins Prime Time Championship

DOMINICK WHITE

July 21, 2013

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Sunday night’s Prime Time contest wasn’t an ordinary summer league game. The intensity in Roberts Gym was palpable during the championship showdown between Anthony Clemmons’ and Devyn Marble’s teams at...