The Daily Iowan

UI Police report drop in summer thefts

QUENTIN MISIAG

July 30, 2013

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New figures from the University of Iowa police indicate that the number of on-campus reported cases of stolen items during the majority of the current summer academic period is on the decline from the same period a year ago. Fro...

Atchinson tapped to lead Member Engagement Workshop

CASSIDY RILEY

July 30, 2013

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State officials hope to increase the affordability and availability of public health care, and the Iowa Department of Human Services has commissioned the help of Christopher Atchison, the director of the Institute for Public Health...

Fired UI surgeon still seeking relicensing

ASSOCIATED PRESS

July 30, 2013

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DES MOINES — A doctor fired from the University of Iowa in 2005 and later disciplined by the Iowa Board of Medicine said Tuesday that he will continue to fight to clear his name and reinstate his...

Nodo opening date announced

DI STAFF

July 30, 2013

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A longtime cafe in Iowa City’s Goosetown neighborhood is nearing the end of its plans to open a second, larger space in downtown Iowa City. Nodo, 600 N. Dodge St., is slated to open in the former Pizza on Dubuque space,...

Eastern Iowa airport adds service to Florida

DI STAFF

July 30, 2013

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Travelers in and out of Iowa’s second busiest airport can soon expect to see additional direct flight connections to Florida. Beginning Dec. 18, the Eastern Iowa Airport and Allegiant Air will offer direct service between...

Gronstal not seeking seat for governor 

DI STAFF

July 30, 2013

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Iowa’s Senate Majority Leader has announced he will not make a run for governor in the upcoming 2014 election. Mike Gronstal of Council Bluffs made the announcement in a statement Tuesday. “My No. 1 goal in 2014...

Branstad-Reynolds campaign makes hires

DI STAFF

July 30, 2013

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Iowa’s Congressional Districts are seeing renewed interest in the hiring of four new directors. In a Tuesday news release, Gov. Terry Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds announced the formation of the Gov. Branstad Committee...

Man faces controlled-substance violation

DI STAFF

July 30, 2013

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A wanted Iowa City man has been charged after crack was allegedly found inside his sock. Enrique Tharrington, 36, was charged Monday with a controlled-substance violation. According to an Iowa City police complaint, officers...

Hawkeye exhibition schedule planned for Iowa State Fair

DI STAFF

July 30, 2013

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A number of Hawkeye-related events and programs will take place during this year’s Iowa State Fair in Des Moines. The University of Iowa’s exhibit at this year’s fair follows the theme of “Hometown Hawkeyes.” Pictures...

Tippie adds new major

DI STAFF

July 30, 2013

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The University of Iowa Tippie College of Business is paving the way for students interested in working with “big business and big money” by adding a new major: business analytics and information systems. The major...

New Kinnick scoreboard near completion

RYAN YOUNG

July 30, 2013

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Kinnick Stadium’s most recent facelift is nearing completion. Workers on Tuesday were putting the finishing touches on several new scoreboards that were recently added to the historic stadium. Two new video walls have...

Women’s basketball headed back to Cancun

CODY GOODWIN

July 30, 2013

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The Iowa women’s basketball team’s upcoming season includes a trip to Cancún at the end of November. Coach Lisa Bluder and her team will face USC, Boston College, and UNC-Wilmington in the Cancún Challenge from Nov. 28-30. ...