The Daily Iowan

Preserving the past

DORA GROTE

September 29, 2013

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The barn’s dusty, sweet-smelling hay evoked a sense of nostalgia for Deborah Mulford as she stepped inside the historic Mulford Barn this weekend. “I remember losing feeling in my fingers and toes playing out here...

Festival adopts changes to promote awareness

LILY ABROMEIT

September 29, 2013

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Flags from around the world fluttered in the wind on the fence of Hubbard Park on Sunday, waving to students and community members at the 23rd annual University of Iowa Celebrating Cultural Diversity Festival — which kicked...

Government shutdown looms

JULIA DAVIS

September 29, 2013

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As the Sept. 30 deadline to pass a new budgetary measure looms on Capitol Hill, House Republicans show no sign of slowing down their efforts to delay passage of the bill, unless it includes plans to defund President Obama’s...

Alley Beautification Project underway

REBECCA MORIN

September 29, 2013

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What started off as a pilot program to consolidate garbage collection and alley recycling services is now set to grow into a larger reconstruction initiative for Iowa City’s growing downtown. A nonprofit organization established...

UI breaks ground on new Art Building

QUENTIN MISIAG

September 29, 2013

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Although the presence of cranes, construction crews, and congestion continue to make their mark, the discontinuation of one Cambus route will stand as a true return for a still-missing piece of the University of Iowa campus. To...

Iowa City man charged after assault

DI STAFF

September 29, 2013

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An Iowa City man has been accused of being involved in an assault. Steven Crittenden, 32, was charged Sunday with assault causing bodily injury. According to an Iowa City police complaint, reports were filed regarding a man...

Iowa City man charged after domestic dispute

DI STAFF

September 29, 2013

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An Iowa City man has been accused of being involved in a domestic dispute. Louis Richter, 26, was charged Sept. 27 with domestic-abuse assault impeding air/blood causing bodily injury. According to an Iowa City police complaint,...

Iowa City woman charged after stealing cash from coworkers’ purses

DI STAFF

September 29, 2013

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An Iowa City woman has been accused of stealing cash from coworkers’ purses. Alissa Hoffer, 20, was charged Sept. 25 with fourth-degree theft. According to a University of Iowa police complaint, officers were dispatched...

Coralville man charged after lighting envelope on fire

DI STAFF

September 29, 2013

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A Coralville man has been accused of lighting an envelope on fire. Phillip Crow, 66, was charged Sept. 28 with reckless use of fire/explosives. According to a Coralville police complaint, officers were dispatched to the Iowa...

Local man charged after shoplifting pair of shoes

DI STAFF

September 29, 2013

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A local man has been accused shoplifting a pair of girl’s shoes. Thomas Johnston, 51, was charged Sept. 27 with consumption/intoxication and fifth-degree theft. According to an Iowa City police complaint, Johnston was stopped...

Coralville man charged after possessing marijuana

DI STAFF

September 29, 2013

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A Coralville man has been accused of possessing marijuana. Juan Pizarro, 35, was charged Sept. 13 with a controlled-substance violation. According to a Coralville police complaint, officers were dispatched to Iowa Lodge, 320...

Gourmet grocer the Fresh Market to open first Iowa location

DI STAFF

September 29, 2013

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A North Carolina-based gourmet grocer will mark its introduction into Iowa with a new Cedar Rapids store. The Fresh Market announced in a Sept. 26 news release of plans to open a store at 180 Collins Road in 2014 near Lindale...