The Daily Iowan

Art Department excited about new arts campus

JULIA DAVIS

September 19, 2013

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The University of Iowa School of Art has been not been a coherent feature on campus for almost five years now, after the 2008 floods forced the school to split into two locations. Many major buildings were flooded, including the...

Longtime assistant principal thrives in new position

MEGAN DEPPE

September 19, 2013

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After 20 years at City High as the assistant principal, Terry Coleman now serves the school as the new Athletics Director. Coleman has been a coach for 25 years, and City High Principal John Bacon describes the athletics position...

West High teacher publishes AP textbook

EMILY FRIESE

September 19, 2013

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Tyson Smith’s goal is to help his students understand economics. Now, he can help thousands. Smith, a West High teacher of 11 years, recently had his own Advanced Placement textbook published by the Research and Education...

New rebranding program seeks to boost newspaper readership

LILY ABROMEIT

September 19, 2013

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The University of Iowa Student Government, with the support of the Executive Council of Graduate and Professional Students, is moving forward on one of its campaign promises — rebranding the Collegiate Readership Program. The...

Groundbreaking of Old Town Coralville development planned

DI STAFF

September 19, 2013

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Following several months of initial design, planning, and community input, the city of Coralville is nearing the groundbreaking step for another large-scale development. Several city officials and one local developer will be...

Willowwood Elementary implements iPad program to enrich student learning

DI STAFF

September 19, 2013

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For the upcoming 2013-2014 school year, an Iowa City private school will introduce new additions to their technological lineup. Willowwind Elementary, 950 Dover St., has enacted a new tablet program, called the 1:1 iPad program....

Diane Venenga is nominated to become police chief of North Liberty

DI STAFF

September 19, 2013

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The city of North Liberty has officially appointed its newest police-force leader.  In a Thursday press release, North Liberty Mayor Tom Salm on Thursday announced that interim Police Chief Diane Venenga will have “interim”...

20th Avenue will be closed for several weeks for construction

DI STAFF

September 19, 2013

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A local arterial road used as a connector from a number of Coralville neighborhoods to Northwest Junior High School has been closed pending construction of a new water main. Coralville’s 20th Avenue will be shut down between...

Iowa City man was charged after allegedly stealing credit card information

DI STAFF

September 19, 2013

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An Iowa City woman has been accused of stealing credit-card information. Sirita Williams, 42, was charged between July 12 and 19 with third-degree theft and unauthorized use of credit card. According to an Iowa City police...

Coralville man was charged after allegedly stealing from Best Buy

DI STAFF

September 19, 2013

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A Coralville man has been accused of stealing from a Coralville store. Carey Nash, 21, was charged Wednesday with second-degree theft. According to a Coralville police complaint, officials were called to Best Buy, Coral Ridge...

Bicycle collides with pedestrian on UI campus, injuries reported

DI STAFF

September 19, 2013

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A bicyclist and a pedestrian collided with each other in a high-traffic Iowa City intersection on Thursday afternoon. Iowa City police Sgt. Vicki Lalla said that at 3:29 pm, a man riding a bicycle collided with a pedestrian...

New voting center in North Liberty is to be put to use on Nov. 5

DI STAFF

September 19, 2013

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For the first time in history, voting in upcoming elections will become centralized for one Johnson County community. Ahead of the Nov. 5 election, all voters will be able to vote in North Liberty’s new voting center, a Thursday...