The Daily Iowan

Nine Candidates compete for three seats

CASSIDY RILEY

September 8, 2013

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There is only one day to spare before the Iowa City School Board election. Nine different candidates are vying for the three open spots on the board for the Iowa City School District. The candidates have varying backgrounds...

Locals respond to Pres. Obama’s college affordability plan

GABRIELLA DUNN

September 8, 2013

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In light of continually rising tuition costs, a recently developed plan by President Obama aimed at making college more affordable for the middle class has drawn both skepticism and praise locally. The extensive release of this...

UI official seeks position as City Councilman

MICHELLE KIM

September 8, 2013

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A long-time Coralville resident known as a professor and researcher at the University of Iowa, has announced to seek a position as a Coralville City Councilman. Chris Turner, a University of Iowa professor in the department...

UI officials revise dining plans due to student recommendations

REBECCA MORIN

September 8, 2013

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Sunday dinners just got a lot closer to home — in fact, students are no longer required to leave campus to grab a bite. After several student comments and recommendations, University of Iowa officials addressed the lack of...

An Iowa City parent and educator is running for school board

MEGAN SANCHEZ

September 8, 2013

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After noticing a number of misperceptions as President of a local elementary Parent Teacher Organization, for Jason Lewis, a run for a seat on the state’s fifth largest school district’s board centers on the idea of...

All Hawkapalooza events are cancelled for September 26

ABIGAIL MEIER

September 8, 2013

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For the first time in its history, the University of Iowa’s annual Hawkapalooza concert and additional events have been canceled because of unforeseen circumstances. The concert, scheduled for Sept. 26 in Carver-Hawkeye...

Citizens rally to protest military action in Syria

DI STAFF

September 8, 2013

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More than 90 Iowa City citizens rallied on Sunday night to protest violent actions in Syria. Members from PEACE Iowa and Veterans for Peace were joined by supporters from the community to raise awareness against the United States...

Local citizen Jim Tate hopes to bring a new perspective to the Iowa City School Board

JULIA DAVIS

September 8, 2013

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On Tuesday, while many area residents will vote for new Iowa City School District board members, candidate Jim Tate will once again be waiting in anticipation to see if he will get a chance to serve on that board. After being...

A man is accused of forging a check for $629.51

DI STAFF

September 8, 2013

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A local man has been accused of forging a check. Christopher Strickland, 29, was charged Sunday with forgery and third-degree theft. According to an Iowa City police complaint, the defendant entered Fast Cash, 805 S. First...

Fraudulent wire transfers result in a loss of $62,920.06 for MidwestOne Bank

DI STAFF

September 8, 2013

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MidwestOne Bank has suffered a loss of $62,920.06 because of an alleged fraudulent wire transfer. Micky Davis, 59, Ainsworth, Neb., was charged Jan. 15 with first-degree theft. According to an Iowa City police complaint, the...

A man is accused of assault in the downtown area

DI STAFF

September 8, 2013

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Police report that a local man has recently assaulted another man downtown. Chad Sharkey, 18, was charged Sept. 1 with assault causing bodily injury. According to an Iowa City police complaint, Sharkey approached another man...

Officials conduct a public intoxication arrest that turns into a prescription drug offense

DI STAFF

September 8, 2013

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A Manchester man has been accused of possessing drugs. Nathan Barron, 33, was charged Sept. 6 with first-offense possession of prescription drugs. According to an Iowa City police complaint, officers responded to Gabe’s,...