The Daily Iowan

UI Ticket Office responds to low ticket sales

REBECCA MORIN

August 27, 2013

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Kinnick Stadium may have some empty seats this football season — but low—price ticket deals may be the University of Iowa’s solution. The Hawkeye Athletics Tickets Office on Tuesday informed student season-ticket holders...

Coralville mayor pro tem seeking Mayor Position

MEGAN DEPPE

August 27, 2013

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Following the announcement by the city of Coralville’s long-term mayor Monday that he will not seek re-election, another city official has come forward with hopes of landing the seat. Coralville resident and Mayor Pro-Tem...

Iowa City high schools expand tablet technology

MEGAN SANCHEZ

August 27, 2013

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As technology continues to advance throughout the country, a fairly new technological platform is aiding Iowa City high schools in working toward keeping up with the trend. For the first trimester of the new academic year, City...

FilmScene rushes to raise $

DANIEL SIEDL

August 27, 2013

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With the help of more than 300 donors, a soon-to-open year-round downtown Iowa City cinema — a first in more than five years — is inching closer to its opening night.  FilmScene, a local nonprofit organization founded in...

School Board discusses renovations for Twain

EMILY FRIESE

August 27, 2013

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One of Iowa City’s oldest elementary schools is about to get an extreme makeover. On Tuesday evening, the Iowa City School Board’s Directors Operations Committee began to move forward with plans for upcoming additions...

Iowa Department of Agriculture makes funds available for conservation

GRETA MEYLE

August 27, 2013

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The Iowa Department of Agriculture is working with farmers to protect Iowa waterways. The Legislature originally allocated $1.8 million for the farming community to practice water conservation efforts. As a result of such a...

Local man allegedly threatens to kill a woman and her child

DI STAFF

August 27, 2013

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An Iowa City man has been accused of pulling a gun on a woman and threatening to kill her. Derrill Jones, 31, was charged Monday with first-degree harassment. According to an Iowa City police complaint, officers responded to...

Iowa City Farmers’ Market reschedules event

DI STAFF

August 27, 2013

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The Iowa City Farmers’ Market has postponed “Taste of Market” because of the current heat wave. Taste of Market was originally scheduled for today. It has been rescheduled for Sep. 18 from 5-7 p.m. The event...

Iowa City schools to close early again

DI STAFF

August 27, 2013

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For the third-consecutive day, students, faculty, and staff in the state’s fifth-largest school district will receive a break from the current unseasonably high temperatures. All 25 schools in the district will dismiss two...

UI recognized for sustainability efforts

DI STAFF

August 27, 2013

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The University of Iowa has been recognized for its efforts in sustainability. The UI has received a Sustainability Tracking, Assessment, and Rating System gold rating from the Association for Advancement of Sustainability in...

Hawkeyes looking at depth at the running back position

MATT CABEL

August 27, 2013

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It’s been a troubled past few years for running backs on the Iowa football team, one plagued with numerous injuries, departures, and suspensions. But as the beginning of the 2013 season draws near, the running-back position...

Norlander turning heads for Hawkeyes

DANNY PAYNE

August 27, 2013

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Stephanie Norlander is well aware of the tradition established by former Hawkeye Jessica Barnett and current senior Karli Johansen — who graduated from Handsworth Secondary in North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada — the...