The Daily Iowan

Officials: Keep lines of communication open as county grows

QUENTIN MISIAG

July 29, 2013

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When it comes to continued investment in affordable-housing options, racial equality, and infrastructure expansion, officials throughout the county believe one thing for certain is necessary: communication. Together, more t...

Dickens running for District B

ROBERT CROZIER

July 29, 2013

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Following some city redistricting, City Councilor Terry Dickens will seek re-election to the Iowa City City Council — but for a different seat. Dickens will vacate his at-large seat to run for the District B seat that Connie...

Branstad urges Congress to act on Farm Bill

CASSIDY RILEY

July 29, 2013

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Farmers, legislators, and experts in Iowa expressed mixed reactions to Gov. Terry Branstad’s letter to Congress calling on it to take immediate action on the farm bill. Branstad — along with Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds, Iowa...

Woman charged with stealing from Von Maur

DI STAFF

July 29, 2013

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A Coralville woman has been charged after allegedly stealing pants from a Coralville department store. Gwendolyn Bolen, 46, was charged Sunday with third-degree theft. According to a Coralville police complaint, officers responded...

Area man charged with theft

DI STAFF

July 29, 2013

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A North Liberty man was charged after allegedly committing a series of thefts. Jonathon Jones, 42, was charged June 21, July 9, and Sunday with two counts of third-degree burglary, fourth-degree theft, and second-degree theft....

Man charged with OWI

DI STAFF

July 29, 2013

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An Atkins, Iowa, man was charged after allegedly driving over 40 mph over the speed limit on Interstate 380. Benjamin Phipps, 28, was charged on July 27 with first-offense OWI. According to a North Liberty police complaint,...

Notebook: Hawkeye sports notes and news

CODY GOODWIN

July 29, 2013

Filed under Sports

A group of Iowa swimmers will compete at the U.S. Open Championships at the William Woollett Jr. Aquatics Center in Irvine, Calif., beginning today and running through Saturday. Fourteen Hawkeyes will compete in a field comprising...

Commentary: Big Ten remains a power conference

MATT CABEL

July 29, 2013

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Kirk Ferentz was asked an interesting question on July 24 during the Big Ten media days. What do you think about the perception that, if Ohio State and Michigan aren’t at the top of their game, then the [Big Ten] is dow...

Point/Counterpoint: Did the MLB do enough to discipline Ryan Braun?

DI STAFF

July 29, 2013

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Just Enough Ryan Braun’s suspension was just right. What the 65-game suspension does is erase Braun from the 2013 MLB season. Had he faced the usual 50-game suspension for first offenders, he would have returned du...

Iowa draws Xavier in Battle 4 Atlantis

MATT CABEL

July 29, 2013

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Another part of the Iowa men’s basketball schedule was revealed Monday, when the Athletics Department announced that the Hawkeyes will face Xavier in the first round of the Battle 4 Atlantis in the Bahamas. The game will tip...

Iowa golfers tie at Collegiate Team Championship

CODY GOODWIN

July 29, 2013

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Two members of the Iowa women’s golf team — Lauren English and Briana Midkiff — tied for fourth at the Pure Silk Women’s Collegiate Team Championship at the Wedgewood Golf and Country Club. English and Midkiff were one...

Incoming freshman wins national title

CODY GOODWIN

July 29, 2013

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Incoming Iowa freshman track athlete Brittany Brown won the 100-meter dash at the 2013 USA Track & Field National Junior Olympic Track and Field Championships on Sunday. The event was held at the Irwin Belk Track in Greensboro,...