The Daily Iowan

Ped Mall ordinance passes final test

REBECCA MORIN

September 17, 2013

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Change is coming now that the Iowa City City Council has approved a new law that drastically changes loitering policies in the city’s core. By a 6-1 vote Tuesday evening, the council passed and adopted the new ordinance...

City Council approves high-rise plans

REBECCA MORIN

September 17, 2013

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As several high-rise projects are underway in Downtown Iowa City, another contender has stepped forward with high intentions — and may be in the works to start planning. With a quick 7-0 vote, the Iowa City City Council approved...

UI Greek life sees growth

LILY ABROMEIT

September 17, 2013

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In line with a yearly pattern, Hubbard Park was crowded Monday afternoon with current and prospective sorority members, signaling continued growth for the University of Iowa’s sorority community. Following several weeks...

Iowa Senator, governor hopeful stumps in IC

MEGAN SKUSTER

September 17, 2013

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After formally announcing his bid for the Iowa gubernatorial seat Monday, a Des Moines businessman stumped in Iowa City, albeit in a laid-back fashion. For Sen. Jack Hatch, D-Des Moines, a longtime real-estate developer, the...

Speaker addresses transgender issues

JULIA DAVIS

September 17, 2013

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When the topic of transgender issues comes into conversation, a vast majority of society is unaware of the extent of these issues or even what it means to be transgender in the first place. For this reason, TransCollaborations,...

Q&A: Beatles cover band

EMMA MCCLATCHEY

September 17, 2013

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Dubbed the Ultimate Beatles Tribute Band, the Fab Four will bring its meticulously sculpted renditions of Beatles hits to the Englert Theater, 221 E. Washington St., at 8 p.m. Wednesday. The California-based quartet —Ron McNeil...

UI celebrates Constitution Day

DI STAFF

September 17, 2013

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In honor of the 226th anniversary of the signing of the historical document, University of Iowa ROTC cadets took turns in reading parts of the Constitution on Tuesday in a ceremony at the IMU. Local students, professors, and...

Iowa City men charged after breaking into unlocked truck

DI STAFF

September 17, 2013

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Two Iowa City men have been accused of stealing items worth more than $1,000 from a truck. Devinity Reynolds, 22, and Undre McClure, 20, were charged Monday with third-degree burglary from an unoccupied vehicle and second-degree...

Iowa City man charged after assaulting his brother

DI STAFF

September 17, 2013

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An Iowa City man has been accused of assaulting his brother. Brandon Blake, 22, was charged Tuesday with domestic abuse-assault without intent causing injury and second-degree criminal mischief. According to an Iowa City police...

West Side Levee Project sees adjustments

DI STAFF

September 17, 2013

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Overhead electrical facilities must be converted to underground electrical facilities to continue with the West Side Levee Project, the Iowa City City Council said Tuesday. The resolution was approved with a 7-0 vote on Tuesday’s...

City Council approves downtown WiFi service

DI STAFF

September 17, 2013

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In a 7-0 vote, Iowa City City Council approved the Pedestrian Mall Wi-Fi resolution Tuesday evening. The Iowa City Downtown District has negotiated with South Slope to provide limited free Wi-Fi service in that area. However,...

Council approves adjustments to Riverfront Crossing development plans

DI STAFF

September 17, 2013

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To continue with the desired aesthetic look of Iowa City’s current Riverfront Crossing plan, a local bank has requested an alternative plan for a future development project it is spearheading. The Iowa City City Council approved...