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Government open for business

DAVID ESPO - ASSOCIATED PRESS

October 16, 2013

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WASHINGTON  — Up against a deadline, Congress passed and sent a waiting President Obama legislation late Wednesday night to avoid a threatened national default and end the 16-day partial government shutdown, the culmination...

Award-winning author and journalist gives unique lecture

MEGAN DEPPE

October 16, 2013

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Jon Ronson, an award-winning journalist, radio presenter, documentary maker, gave a lecture on Wednesday as part of the University Lecture Committee’s commitment to bring unique figures to campus. Ronson is the author...

Candidates scattered on environmental issues

MEGAN SANCHEZ

October 16, 2013

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Sustainability took the front seat at an Iowa City City Council candidate forum on Wednesday night, in which many issues garnered most of the discussion. Advocacy groups and Iowa City citizens gathered in City Hall to discuss...

Coralville candidate stresses development

JULIA DAVIS

October 16, 2013

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Tom Gill said he believes his extensive city government experience will aid him in pulling ahead of the other seven candidates running for Coralville City Council and securing one of three available council seats. Gill is an...

Coralville candidate devalues Iowa River Landing

REBECCA MORIN

October 16, 2013

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One Coralville City Council candidate hopes to be the voice of financial reason to the city after interest rates for Coralville bonds have almost tripled within a three-month period. “I’m just the messenger from the...

Coralville candidates discuss a variety of issues

REBECCA MORIN

October 16, 2013

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As Coralville City Council candidates took the stage Wednesday evening, discussions ranging from regional interactions to property taxes were brought to light. The forum was hosted by the Iowa City Area Chamber of Commerce at...

Iowa City best place to live

DI STAFF

October 16, 2013

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Iowa City has been dubbed one of the best places to live in the country by Livability, a website dedicated to showcasing the best places to live and visit. In its Top 100 Best Places to Live list, Iowa City came out at number...

Downtown District supports 21 Ordinance

DI STAFF

October 16, 2013

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The Iowa City Downtown District announced Wednesday that following a vote from the Board of Directors, the board will supports the 21-ordinance and will ask the community to vote “No” to repeal the ordinance on Nov....

City denies new bar in location that housed Fieldhouse

DI STAFF

October 16, 2013

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One Wisconsin businessman may not be able to establish a new bar under current Iowa City regulation. Josh Hurley, owner of Whiskey Jack’s Saloon in Madison, wrote to city officials earlier this month in regards to obtaining...

Buckeyes determined to run. A lot.

CODY GOODWIN

October 16, 2013

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Urban Meyer stepped up to the podium on Monday wearing a cream pullover while his shades nestled on the crown of his head. He looked refreshed and up-to-date on sleep. He was in a good mood, noticeable by the way he joked with...

Hawkeyes look to repeat history

RYAN RODRIGUEZ

October 16, 2013

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The Iowa volleyball team will try to repeat history this weekend when it plays host to Purdue and Indiana on Friday and Saturday night. The Hawkeyes managed to secure just two Big Ten wins last season, coming against, you guessed...

Iowa men’s tennis heads to Tulsa for ITA regionals

JACK ROSSI

October 16, 2013

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After little success at last year’s regional tournament, the Iowa men’s tennis team will try to bounce back this year with a new assistant coach and offensive scheme. Coming off of a short week, the team left early...