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Iowa City top chef crowned

JUSTUS FLAIR

March 31, 2014

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There’s a new top dog in Iowa City. Well, a new top chef. Christian Prochaska, the executive chef of Bread Garden Market and a first-time competitor, walked away with the top prize in the fourth-annual Top Chef Iowa City...

Tobacco Bowl to butt out

CHRIS HIGGINS

March 31, 2014

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Smoke rings will soon be replaced by rising steam once an Iowa City business undergoes a concept change. The Tobacco Bowl, a tobacco café located at 111 S. Dubuque Street, will close in mid-April. It will reopen in late J...

Hayek backs marriage rights

DANIEL SEIDL

March 31, 2014

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Iowa City Major Matt Hayek is joining city leaders across the country to face a national issue — same-sex marriage. “I receive invitations to join advocacy groups on a regular basis,” he said. “Some of the...

Just one party in UISG campaign

MEGAN DEPPE

March 31, 2014

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Next week, the polls will be OPEN. The University of Iowa Student Government elections this year will feature only one party of campaigners — the OPEN Party. In the instance that only one party runs, it automatically assumes...

UI students expand business

GRETA MEYLE

March 31, 2014

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A company started by four University of Iowa students is expanding to Chicago to further a business began in Iowa City. CEO Noah Berkson said he conceived an idea over the summer of 2013 to create an iPhone application to connect...

In-Zone closes its doors

DI STAFF

March 31, 2014

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The In-Zone clothing, tobacco, and grocery store has closed indefinitely, and its space in Iowa City’s downtown district is now up for rent. The In-Zone was also home to the Twilight Zone, a tobacco shop that sold cigarettes...

Mason to be honored by Notre Dame

DI STAFF

March 31, 2014

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University of Iowa President Sally Mason will be granted an honorary doctor of law degree from the University of Notre Dame during the university’s commencement ceremony on May 18. Notre Dame officials described the president...

Man allegedly tries to assault a woman

DI STAFF

March 31, 2014

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Authorities have accused an Illinois man of assault a woman. William Jorgensen of Huntley, Ill., 45, was charged March 16 with assault with intent to commit sexual abuse. According to an Iowa City police complaint, Jorgensen...

Clinton Street closed through August

DI STAFF

March 31, 2014

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Clinton Street will be closed from Burlington Street to Court Street beginning today through Aug. 26. Traffic should following detour signs on Dubuque Street to Prentiss Street. During the closure, construction crews will install...

The Box Score: Inside Iowa baseball’s statistics

JACOB SHEYKO

March 31, 2014

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Twenty-two games into the Iowa baseball season, we’ve reached the point where statistics are no longer a result of a small sample size but a good indication of how the team will remain for the rest of the season. With that...

More than mere tossing

JORDAN HANSEN

March 31, 2014

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For the throwers on the men’s track team, technique and how they approach their craft will do a lot to determine how this season goes for both them and the team as a whole. Last week’s Arizona State Invitational served...

Teammates, friends, and competitors

KATRINA DO

March 31, 2014

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Carisa Leacock only had a taste of what it feels like to be a school record holder for seven days. One week after the senior set the Iowa record for the long jump, teammate Zinnia Miller out-jumped it. The ongoing competition began...