The Daily Iowan

Union Bar approved for exemption

REBECCA MORIN

March 5, 2014

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Midnights in Downtown Iowa City might become a little more crowded. The Union Bar, 121 E. College St., was granted an entertainment-venue exemption this week, which will allow patrons who are 19 and 20 to stay past 10 p.m. on e...

No clear solution to sexual assault

STACEY MURRAY

March 5, 2014

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Researchers, nonprofit organizations, advocates, and university officials are all striving to get to the bottom of sexual assaults. But they don’t all agree on where that problem lies. Monique DiCarlo, the UI sexual-misconduct-response...

Homeless find shelter in City Hall

MEGAN DEPPE

March 5, 2014

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In the subzero temperatures of this winter, the homeless of Iowa City were in need of a warm place to stay when shelters filled up. They found their sanctuary in the lobby of Iowa City City Hall. At the beginning of January,...

Edible Garden to spark community interest

LILY ABROMEIT

March 5, 2014

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Iowa City residents will soon be able to gather and learn how to grow their own perennial gardens — something officials said will hopefully spark an increase in “edible forests” in the community. Fred Meyer...

Senate hopeful visits with UI students

ABIGAIL MEIER

March 5, 2014

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Sam Clovis, a candidate for the Republican nomination for Senate, sat down for a round-table discussion with the University of Iowa College of Republicans to discuss their views on current issues earlier this week. The candidat...

FilmScene receives funding assistance from the city

DANIEL SEIDL

March 5, 2014

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The Iowa City City Council unanimously approved a request by FilmScene for financial assistance from the city on Tuesday. FilmScene opened its new Scene 1 theater in downtown Iowa City in late 2013. Councilor Jim Throgmorton...

Man accused of driving drunk after crash

DI STAFF

March 5, 2014

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A local man has been accused of driving under the influence. Matthew Bauler, 27, was accused on Feb. 27 with third-offense OWI. According to a North Liberty police complaint, Bauler was operating a silver 2004 Audi vehicle...

Man accused of running tree-cutting scam

DI STAFF

March 5, 2014

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An Iowa man has been accused of running a tree-trimming scam. Matthew Brown, 25, was charged Nov. 25, 2013, with second-degree theft. According to an Iowa City police complaint, Brown and another individual stopped at the victim’s...

Win or go home for Iowa women’s basketball in Big Ten Tournament

MATT CABEL

March 5, 2014

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March is upon us.  And the madness will begin for the Iowa women’s basketball team this afternoon in the Big Ten Tournament. Despite winning 23 games during the regular season, despite having to play the Illinois fo...

Men’s hoops eyes second shot at Sparty

RYAN PROBASCO

March 5, 2014

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The last three meetings between Iowa and Michigan State have been decided by a combined 8 points. But none of those games have ended favorably for Iowa. “They are just good. I don’t think there’s anything specif...

Hawkeye wrestlers prepare for conference championship

CODY GOODWIN

March 5, 2014

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Tom Brands spent his Wednesday afternoon chat with the media by saying much of the same thing he’s been preaching all season. In order for Iowa to win the toughest conference wrestling tournament in the country — the...

Freshman gymnast provides significant depth

JACK ROSSI

March 5, 2014

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Gymnasts who compete get all the glory, but gymnasts such as freshman walk-on Zach Wendland provide the backbone to nationally elite programs such as Iowa. The Olathe, Kan., native began gymnastics through a friend when he was...