The Daily Iowan

Loebsack hopeful on end to shutdown

MEGAN SANCHEZ

October 6, 2013

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During the country’s first government shutdown in nearly two decades, one West Branch business has seen a 50 percent drop in its sales and revenues. Stories such as that of Reid’s Beans prompted Rep. Dave Loebsack,...

Opportunity to gain funds grows in popularity

LILY ABROMEIT

October 6, 2013

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While many researchers are still heavily relying on grants to foot the bill for their research endeavors, one alternative source of funding, originally designed to fund independent projects, is growing in popularity among researchers....

UNI introduces a new entrepreneurial program to foster growth around the state

JULIA DAVIS

October 6, 2013

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University of Iowa officials say they see a new entrepreneurship program initiated by a peer institution as a benefit to the state of Iowa. The University of Northern Iowa has set up a program that works with six counties throughout...

The 1105 Project hosts open house in new location

GABRIELLA DUNN

October 6, 2013

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The vacated renovation site of the new 1105 Project — next to the Crisis Center of Johnson County — was filled with the enthusiasm of local community members on Sunday during the project’s first open-house event. Located...

WIC funding to continue through October

MEGAN SKUSTER

October 6, 2013

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In the wake of a now seven-day government shutdown, Iowa families that rely on Woman, Infants, and Children vouchers now have a little more breathing room. On Oct. 3 the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced it would continue...

Newhall, Iowa man charged after allegedly driving while intoxicated

DI STAFF

October 6, 2013

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A Newhall, Iowa, man has been accused of driving while intoxicated. Adam Stock, 32, was charged Sunday with third-offense OWI. According to a Johnson County sheriff’s complaint, Stock was pulled over for speeding and smelled...

Iowa City man charged after allegedly stealing items associated with vehicle

DI STAFF

October 6, 2013

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An Iowa City man has been accused of stealing items associated with a vehicle. Michael Corsiglia, 19, was charged Sunday with third-degree burglary. According to an Iowa City police complaint, Corsiglia was reportedly spotted...

Coralville man charged after allegedly attempting to cash fraudulent check

DI STAFF

October 6, 2013

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A Coralville man has been accused of attempting to cash a fraudulent check. Torrance Crawford, 21, was charged Oct. 3 with forgery and second-offense possession of a controlled substance. According to an Iowa City police complaint,...

Injuries play crucial role in loss to Michigan State

MATT CABEL

October 6, 2013

Filed under Sports

The Iowa Hawkeyes were a healthy football team heading into the Oct. 5 matchup against the Michigan State Spartans. Were. Running back Mark Weisman, wide receiver Kevonte Martin-Manley, offensive tackle Brandon Scherff, defensive...

Commentary: Iowa should never try to field a punt again

BEN ROSS

October 6, 2013

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Iowa was primed and ready to start the fourth quarter of the Oct. 5 game against Michigan State with the ball. The Hawkeyes had just forced a three and out on the Spartans, and they were about to punt the pigskin to Iowa from...