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Local restaurant celebrates 65 years

MEGAN SANCHEZ

September 3, 2013

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Adorned with photos of celebrities and politicians ranging from former President Ronald Reagan to President Obama, Hamburg Inn No. 2 has long been a melting pot for pop culture and national hot spot since its opening in 1948....

School Board candidates discuss issues

EMILY FRIESE

September 3, 2013

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The nine candidates vying for seats on the Iowa City School Board are running out of time to persuade the public to vote for them. During a Tuesday evening meeting at the Coralville Public Library, with the Sept. 10 election...

Braley talks college affordability with students

LILY ABROMEIT

September 3, 2013

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In a casual question and answer session Tuesday afternoon, University of Iowa students conversed with Rep. Bruce Braley about his ideas for keeping college affordable.   Braley, a Waterloo resident who calls Brooklyn, Iowa his...

University of Iowa Veterans receive a renovated space

ABIGAIL MEIER

September 3, 2013

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University of Iowa veterans can now look forward to a redesigned rendezvous point on campus. On Tuesday, the newly renovated Veterans Association’s office in the Communications Center was unveiled and greeted with a warm...

Local parent throws his hat in the ring

JULIA DAVIS

September 3, 2013

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After watching from the outside while bringing up five children in the Iowa City School District, Gregg Geerdes has decided it was time he became more actively involved in decisions affecting the district. For the last 30 years,...

Sycamore Mall expects new business

GABRIELLA DUNN

September 3, 2013

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After an initial fall 2011 announcement signaled a loss of its main anchor store, the future of an aging East Side shopping mall became very much unclear. But roughly two years later, in light of recent news of an all-out redesign...

UI Faculty Council discusses evaluation changes

GRETA MEYLE

September 3, 2013

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While seemingly every University of Iowa student is familiar with a mandatory one-paged course-evaluation survey handed out at the end of each course, UI officials are discussing revamping the process and taking it online. On...

City Council moves on Ped Mall ordinance

REBECCA MORIN

September 3, 2013

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Despite proposed changes by one city official, the Iowa City City Council has continued to move forward with a proposal that drastically changes loitering policies to the city’s core. By a 5-2 vote Tuesday evening, the...

The Arc of Southeast Iowa has appointed a new president

DI STAFF

September 3, 2013

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The Arc of Southeast Iowa has appointed Karen DeGroot as its new president. The Arc of Southeast Iowa is a nonprofit agency committed to offering information and advocacy in Iowa City and the rest of Johnson County for individuals...

A Coralville man threatened another man’s life

DI STAFF

September 3, 2013

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A Coralville man has been accused of harassing and threatening another individual. Frank Waggener, 43, was charged Sept. 2 with first-degree harassment. According to a Johnson County sheriff’s complaint, officers were called...

A Coralville woman is accused of taking items from motor vehicles

DI STAFF

September 3, 2013

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A Coralville woman has been accused of taking belongings out of vehicles. Melony Cribbs, 34, was charged Monday with third-degree burglary. According to a Johnson County sheriff's complaint, a witness reportedly observed the...

An Iowa City man is accused of possessing marijuana

DI STAFF

September 3, 2013

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An Iowa City man has been accused of possessing and intending to sell marijuana. Marvin Jones, 32, was charged Sunday with a controlled-substance violation. A Johnson County sheriff’s complaint said officials stopped the defendant’s...