The Daily Iowan

Community reacts to new Ped Mall ordinance

ABIGAIL MEIER

September 22, 2013

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Darcy Norem came to Iowa City in 2010 to look for work in construction but was unable to find a job. Without a job or source of income, Norem said, he was forced onto the streets and lost his leg due to frostbite in winter. He...

City High dedicates arts wing

MEGAN SANCHEZ

September 22, 2013

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When Candace Weibener first started as an orchestra teacher at Iowa City High, there wasn’t even a room for the students to practice. Forty-two years later, not only is there an entire new arts wing built at the schoo...

Local teen runs for Coralville mayor

JULIA DAVIS

September 22, 2013

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While most politicians have professional careers to balance along with their public service, one candidate running for the Coralville mayoral position has to juggle his political life with high-school exams and homework assignments....

Hancher coming down

DI STAFF

September 22, 2013

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More than five years after some of the University of Iowa campus was overcome by floodwaters, officials will begin the process of taking down old Hancher Auditorium today to make way for a new facility. At 6 a.m. today, construction...

IC man charged after allegedly selling cocaine to an undercover cop

DI STAFF

September 22, 2013

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An Iowa City man has been accused of selling cocaine to an undercover cop. Juan Vazquez, 39, was charged Jan. 17 and Feb. 21 with controlled-substance violations and Sept. 19 with a tax-stamp violation. According to Coralville...

IC woman charged after allegedly stealing merchandise from Kohl’s

DI STAFF

September 22, 2013

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An Iowa City woman has been accused of stealing merchandise from Kohl’s. Myosha Johnson, 23, was charged Sept. 21 with third-degree theft. According to a Coralville police complaint, Johnson concealed merchandise from Kohl’s,...

Coralville man charged after allegedly throwing firecrackers in public place

DI STAFF

September 22, 2013

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A Coralville man has been accused of throwing firecrackers on the Pedestrian Mall. Sami Amin, 18, was charged Sept. 21 with reckless use of fire/explosives. According to an Iowa City police complaint, officers were dispatched...

IC man charged after allegedly pushing an officer

DI STAFF

September 22, 2013

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An Iowa City man has been accused of pushing an officer. Christopher Halverson, 39, was charged Sept. 21 with interference with official acts causing bodily injury. According to a University of Iowa police complaint, Halverson...

Cedar Falls man charged for damaging a person’s bedroom

DI STAFF

September 22, 2013

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A Cedar Falls man has been accused of damaging a person’s bedroom. Tanner Cooke, 22, was charged Sept. 8 with third-degree criminal mischief.  According to an Iowa City police complaint, Cooke stayed at the person’s...

Bruegger’s will soon return to IC after 2011 fire

DI STAFF

September 22, 2013

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Despite several fits sand starts, bagels are finally on their way back to downtown Iowa City. Officials with the 715 S. Riverside Drive Bruegger’s Bagels location said the downtown restaurant, rebuilt on the former Iowa...

Iowa sheds 900 jobs in August

DI STAFF

September 22, 2013

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Iowa lost nearly 1,000 jobs last month, after a steady period of residents picking up work, Iowa Workforce Development reported Sept. 20. The 900 jobs shed in August resulted in a slight bump up in the state’s unemployment...

Lowery emerges as playmaker of Hawkeye defense

RYAN PROBASCO

September 22, 2013

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The Iowa defense made plays and scored points on Sept. 21, keying the team’s blowout 59-3 victory over Western Michigan. Bronco quarterbacks were intercepted three times during the game, and two were returned for touchdowns...