The Daily Iowan

Local churches see uptick in youth attendance

CARTER CRANBERG

February 18, 2014

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Numbers aren’t few in the pew. While surrounding cities, such as Cedar Rapids, have seen a decline in the number of young churchgoers, Iowa City and Coralville have experienced a steady increase. Veritas Church, whic...

Coralville CoLab expands business opportunities

ABIGAIL MEIER

February 18, 2014

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Officials cut the ribbon on a second CoLab less than a year after the first Iowa City CoLab opened. The Coralville branch is an expansion of the Iowa City CoLab, a project aimed at helping young entrepreneurs open their busin...

UI students prefer traditional textbooks

KEVIN SVEC

February 18, 2014

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Recent attempts to incorporate electronic textbooks into higher education have proven to be ineffective. Based on responses from a University of Iowa e-textbook pilot program, most students preferred printed books. One of...

Iowa City company may bring $14 million profit

MICHELLE NGO

February 18, 2014

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An area company’s $1 investment could grow to be a $14 million project. The Coralville City Council approved a resolution of intent to sell more than 100,000 square feet of city-owned property to Blue Sky Developers Inc....

UI officials, students react to Ukraine protests

REBECCA MORIN

February 18, 2014

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Nearly 5,000 miles across the globe, a nation is roiling with political unrest. Starting in November 2013, citizens of Ukraine began protesting against President Viktor Yanukovych after he stopped working toward a free-trade...

City moves on senior services

DANIEL SEIDL

February 18, 2014

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The Iowa City City Council decided to increase senior services in Iowa City on Tuesday despite dissent from some councilors and Senior Center commissioners. The council passed a resolution creating an ad-hoc Senior Services Committee,...

Homeshooling expands in Iowa

MEGAN DEPPE

February 18, 2014

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Homeschooling families have one more way they can interact with public schools and the state — families now have the Independent Private Instruction option. Kirstin Miller, a University of Iowa graduate student, held a workshop...

Sticking with home for the Olympics

LILY ABROMEIT

February 18, 2014

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The Olympic games reach globally, and a few international students feel the effect at the University of Iowa. While they may be studying here, many said they do not feel a strong enough connection to the United States to cheer...

NFL Combine Profile: C.J. Fiedorowicz

RYAN PROBASCO

February 18, 2014

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When C.J. Fiedorowicz enrolled at Iowa as a four-star recruit in the fall of 2010, many dubbed the Johnsburg, Ill., native as the next man up in the Hawkeyes’ long line of successful tight ends.   Although his presence was alwa...

Softball tries to work through shaky start

JACK ROSSI

February 18, 2014

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Iowa softball will have to shore up some offensive inconsistencies if it wants to get back to a .500 record anytime soon. The Hawkeyes returned from a jam-packed weekend in which they played five games in three days, and they...

Dziewa not worried

DANNY PAYNE

February 18, 2014

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Josh Dziewa has lost the last two matches he has wrestled: The Iowa 141-pounder dropped a 3-2 decision to Michigan’s Steve Dutton, who is ranked in InterMat’s top 10, on Feb. 9, and the Yardley, Pa., native lost, 5-3,...

Falling metal postpones Iowa-Indiana game indefinitely

RYAN PROBASCO

February 18, 2014

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The Iowa-Indiana men’s basketball game scheduled for 8 p.m. (CST) Tuesday was postponed as a result of metal falling from the ceiling of the Hoosiers’ Assembly Hall. According to reports, roughly 6 ½ hours before...