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Iowa trailing in molly trend

REBECCA MORIN

September 15, 2013

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A new trend in the realm of pill-popping drug use that in recent months has gained a cult-like following now appears to have consumed high-school and college crowds across the nation. However, officials say Iowa City is not following...

Sustainability booklet enters the market

LILY ABROMEIT

September 15, 2013

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To better coincide with recently enacted measures, local student government officials are hoping a new information platform can be the desired driving force in encouraging further day-to-day sustainability practices. But the...

New high-rise offer made

REBECCA MORIN

September 15, 2013

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In the face of several discussions regarding expanding Iowa City’s skyline upward that brought forth both backlash and praise, another new high-rise appears to be in the planning stages. With construction continuing on...

Zipcar booms in Iowa City

SHIANNE GRUSS

September 15, 2013

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Following a more than one year local presence, a European car-sharing service with national roots continues to draw in University of Iowa students, staff, and faculty and Iowa City residents. Zipcar, which operates its American...

Food assistance decreasing in Nov.

GABRIELLA DUNN

September 15, 2013

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While several indicators have pointed to a recovering American economic system in recent months, the pending expiration of an expansion of a government food agency assistance program could signal further concerns for the country’s...

Rep. Walt Rogers throws his hat in the ring

MEGAN SANCHEZ

September 15, 2013

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A member of the Iowa Legislature is taking steps to explore the idea of running for an open seat in Iowa’s 1st Congressional District. One Iowa Representative announced last week he is considering running for the open congressional...

Iowa City Downtown District hosts first road-race series

DI STAFF

September 15, 2013

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The skies cleared up just in time for the Marketplace Stampede 3K on Sunday; the race started in downtown Iowa City and moved though the North Side, with nearly 100 participants in attendance. Rain lingered on, however, 800 miles...

A Burlington man was charged after allegedly assaulting a man

DI STAFF

September 15, 2013

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A Burlington man has been accused of knocking out a man and breaking his teeth. Guy Williams, 21, was charged Sunday with assault causing bodily injury. According to an Iowa City police complaint, officers responded to a call...

Iowa City man allegedly stole a $2,000 bicycle

DI STAFF

September 15, 2013

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An Iowa City man has been accused of stealing a bike. Franklin Kebschull, 51, was charged Sept. 14 with second-degree theft. According to an Iowa City police complaint, officers usually see Kebschull with a bike daily. On Sept....

Victim allegedly gets phone, wallet, and $500 taken from his person

DI STAFF

September 15, 2013

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A local man has been accused of robbing another individual. Mack Hartison, 19, was charged June 6 with second-degree robbery. According to an Iowa City police complaint, a man got a phone call from a friend asking for money. The...

An argument over a text message turns into a domestic assault

DI STAFF

September 15, 2013

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A Coralville man has been accused of choking his girlfriend. Brandon Payne, 18, was charged Sept. 12 with domestic-abuse assault. According to a Coralville police complaint, the defendant and the woman were arguing over a...

Man charged after allegedly hitting his girlfriend in the face

DI STAFF

September 15, 2013

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An Ogden, Iowa, man has been accused of hitting his girlfriend of six years in the face. Arturo Alegra, 35, was charged Sept. 14 with second-offense domestic-abuse assault. According to an Iowa City police complaint, officers...