The Daily Iowan

IC residents check out streetscape plans

ABIGAIL MEIER

September 18, 2013

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The Iowa City community is helping officials envision a scene change to the downtown streetscape and public spaces in hopes of creating a more cultural and unique environment. During the second of three public meetings at the...

Threat Team creating awareness

MEGAN SANCHEZ

September 18, 2013

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A national terrorism-alert campaign will soon arrive in Iowa City, bringing the idea of homeland security to the hometown. The “If You See Something, Say Something” campaign is an effort to raise public awareness...

Conservative women’s book club developing on campus

EMILY FRIESE

September 18, 2013

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One University of Iowa student is working toward creating an organization to empower conservative women in the workplace — so she started a chapter of a national book club. “It’s a great benefit to college women...

Blend Card encouraging more businesses

MICHELLE KIM

September 18, 2013

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On the heels of the Iowa City Downtown District launching a new gift card program, the Blend Card has launched at 11 local businesses to help streamline rewards programs. Paul Kongshaug founded the local Blend Card company in...

Former UI student missing from Hampton, Iowa

DI STAFF

September 18, 2013

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Former University of Iowa student Ethan Kazmerzak, 22, has been missing from his hometown in Hampton, Iowa, since Sunday. A news release from the Hampton police said he was last seen at approximately midnight Sunday in Hampton....

The Iowa City Public Library is searching for artwork

DI STAFF

September 18, 2013

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The Iowa City Public Library is searching for local artists’ work to be displayed in its Art To Go collection.   The library loans artwork from its Art-to-Go collection to cardholders. Artists in Johnson County are eligible...

Iowa City man charged after causing fight with family members

DI STAFF

September 18, 2013

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An Iowa City man has been accused of assault after allegedly causing a fight with family members. Brandon Calkins, 33, was charged Sept. 7 with assault causing bodily injury and two counts of simple assault. According to an...

Coralville man charged after assaulting daughter with umbrella

DI STAFF

September 18, 2013

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A Coralville man has been accused of assaulting his daughter with an umbrella. Modasir Mohamedali, 49, was charged Sept. 14 with domestic-abuse assault with intent or displays of a weapon. According to a Coralville police complaint,...

Iowa City man charged after assaulting wife

DI STAFF

September 18, 2013

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An Iowa City man has been accused of assaulting his wife. John Kline, 22, was charged Tuesday with domestic-abuse assault with intent or displays of a weapon. According to an Iowa City police complaint, officers were dispatched...

Chicago man charged after assaulting girlfriend of two years

DI STAFF

September 18, 2013

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A Chicago man has been accused of allegedly assaulting his girlfriend of two years. James Jackson, 23, was charged Sept. 13 with domestic-abuse assault impeding airway/circulation and causing bodily injury. According to a Coralville...

Local man charged after selling stolen laptop

DI STAFF

September 18, 2013

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A local man has been accused of selling a stolen HP laptop computer. Joseph Velasquez, 28, was charged June 29 with fourth-degree theft. According to an Iowa City police complaint, Velasquez allegedly stole the computer from...

Dan Gable and Terry Brands will speak at the second Hometown Huddle

DI STAFF

September 18, 2013

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The Iowa City Downtown District, the I-Club and the University of Iowa Spirit Squad will host the second Hometown Huddle of the season at 6 p.m. Friday on the Pedestrian Mall. The rally will be held prior to the Summer of the...