The Daily Iowan

Film Scene launches

QUENTIN MISIAG

October 3, 2013

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As the movie reels of Campus 3 clicked off for the last time in April 2007, another movie-going chapter closed in Iowa City’s storied history. The shuttering of the long-standing downtown movie theater turned into a more...

Senator resigns after scandal report

MEGAN SANCHEZ

October 3, 2013

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With the political future of one now-former Iowa senator still in limbo following a public resignation this week, a handful of local and state officials say this incident gives the state’s reputation a black eye. Sen. Kent...

New space created to foster entrepreneurial growth

GRETA MEYLE

October 3, 2013

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With a population of motivated entrepreneurs that is continually growing, the University of Iowa’s Tippie College of Business is presenting a new resource to the collection of working environments in Iowa City — Thinc....

Four women in leadership positions spoke about their experiences in the business world at a lecture on Thursday

MEGAN DEPPE

October 3, 2013

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A recent study showed that Iowa is ranked last in the United States for women in leadership positions in the business world, which was acknowledged at a panel on Thursday before a predominately female audience. The Iowa City...

Teen siblings to be Kid Captains this Saturday

MICHELLE KIM

October 3, 2013

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Molly and Alex Kirby can relate to each other better than most siblings — they both have a strong faith, share a rare genetic disease, and will be the Kid Captains in the Saturday game against Michigan State. In 2009, 15-year-old...

Coralville man charged after allegedly stealing TVs

DI STAFF

October 3, 2013

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A Coralville man has been accused of stealing two TVs from an Iowa City Walmart. Lary Hook II, 34, was charged Sept. 17 with fourth-degree theft. According to an Iowa City police complaint, Hook entered Walmart, 919 Highway...

Iowa City man charged after damaging car

DI STAFF

October 3, 2013

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An Iowa City man has been accused of damaging an ex-girlfriend’s car. Garland Anderson Jr., 34, was charged Sept. 20 with second-degree criminal mischief. According to a Johnson County sheriff’s complaint, Anderson went...

Three men charged after possessing marijuana

DI STAFF

October 3, 2013

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Two local men and a Chicago resident have been accused of possessing more than 40 grams of marijuana. Tambur Henderson, 40, Coralville, was charged Wednesday with tax-stamp violation, possession of a controlled substance, and...

UI celebrates its 101st homecoming with concert and parade

DI STAFF

October 3, 2013

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More than a century of Hawkeye pride will be celebrated with Homecoming festivities this coming weekend. The Homecoming weekend, with the theme “Countless Hawkeyes, One Spirit,” will kick off with the Homecoming Parade,...

Space to help the Iowa City community will hold an Open House Sunday

DI STAFF

October 3, 2013

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A building set to host a multitude of community programs will be showcased to community members onj Oct. 6. The 1105 Project, 1105 S. Gilbert Court, is a collaboration of the Domestic Violence Intervention Program, the Free Lunch...

Johnson County officials discuss need of new courthouse and jail

DI STAFF

October 3, 2013

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Johnson County officials say there is an urgent need for new county facilities. County officials say the county needs a new jail and courthouse, and the Johnson County Board of Supervisors is discussing a solution. The supervisors...