The Daily Iowan

Charting farm income

CHRIS HIGGINS

February 16, 2014

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State officials are split on the findings of a federal report that predicts a plunge in farm income. Data released by the U.S. Department of Agriculture this month project national farm income will drop for the third year in...

Teen employment picture cloudy

MICHELLE NGO

February 16, 2014

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As teen unemployment rates continue to plateau above 20 percent, officials say the statistics are misleading. As of January, teen unemployment rates in the United States reached 20.7 percent, more than three times the national...

City faces aging population

DANIEL SEIDL

February 16, 2014

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The rapidly increasing senior population in Iowa City can’t be ignored, according to University of Iowa and Iowa City officials. “We have a lot of people who are living longer, but we also have a lot of people who...

Storm Lake students get aid

IAN MURPHY

February 16, 2014

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A number of students will come to the University of Iowa campus through a pilot program officials hope will extend beyond the next school year. UI Chief Diversity Officer and associate Vice President Georgina Dodge outlined...

Article roils Workshop’s waters

CARTER CRANBERG

February 16, 2014

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Officials and students in the Iowa Writers’ Workshop said one experience should not reflect the entire program after a negative article was published in a national paper. Tony Tulathimutte, an alumnus of the program, pointed...

Iowa City police investigate three reported sexual assaults in taxis

DI STAFF

February 16, 2014

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The Iowa City police are investigating three reported sexual assaults on adult women that occurred while they were taxi passengers. During the three reported incidents, the non-white male driver[s] of the cabs reportedly made...

Man accused of third-degree OWI

DI STAFF

February 16, 2014

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An Iowa City man has been accused of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence. Donald Frink, 50, was charged on Feb. 14 with third-offense OWI. According to a police complaint, an officer was dispatched after receiving...

Man allegedly sexually assaults wife

DI STAFF

February 16, 2014

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A Coralville man has been accused of committing sexual assault on his wife. Derrick Lamont, 39, was charged on Dec. 20 with third-degree sexual assault. According to a Coralville police complaint, Lamont and the woman are married,...

Local man allegedly threatens wife and child

DI STAFF

February 16, 2014

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An area man faces many charges after having been accused of breaking into the residence of his wife and daughter. Martin Hammen, 37, was charged on Feb. 15 with second-degree burglary, domestic-abuse assault, first-degree harassment,...

NFL Combine profile: Conor Boffeli

BEN ROSS

February 16, 2014

Filed under Sports

Name: Conor Boffeli Boffeli certainly wasn’t Iowa’s best lineman in 2013, but his versatility to play both guard positions got him on the field and kept him there. He was no Brandon Scherff, but Boffeli did enough to bec...

Hawkeyes lose at Purdue, 74-73

JACOB SHEYKO

February 16, 2014

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The Iowa women’s basketball team seemed prime to add another impressive Big Ten road win to its résumé. But following a dominant first half performance, it all fell apart. In a true tale of two halves, the Hawkeyes gave...

Hawkeyes top Penn State, 82-70

RYAN PROBASCO

February 16, 2014

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Despite the Black and Gold’s trailing Penn State at halftime, it never seemed as if the No. 16 Hawkeyes lost control in its 82-70 defeat of the Nittany Lions on Feb. 15. The win was crucial for Iowa, as every conference...