The Daily Iowan

Varnum decision turns 5

STACEY MURRAY

April 2, 2014

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According to Kate Varnum, married life is the best kind of boring. She spends her time studying and tending to her 2 ½-year-old son, Alex. The couple’s most recent undertaking is trying to teach their only child to feed...

Bar owners stress communication

IAN MURPHY

April 2, 2014

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Owners of several restaurants and bars downtown expressed frustration about a lack of communication among themselves and city and state officials at a forum held Wednesday. George Etre, the owner of Takanami and Formosa, said...

Caucus proves to be uplifting

CHRIS HIGGINS

April 2, 2014

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DES MOINES — Even a broken-down bus — fixed in an hour — did not kill UI students’ positivity as they traveled to Des Moines on Wednesday. More than 100 undergraduate and graduate students went to the State Capit...

Jacobs pushes jobs

DANIEL SEIDL

April 2, 2014

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U.S. Senate hopeful Mark Jacobs spent Wednesday evening at the top of a local bar, surrounded by those preparing to enter the workforce and touting the importance of job growth. “The federal government doesn’t create...

Group out to ‘save’ Washington Street

LILY ABROMEIT

April 2, 2014

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Iowa City residents may drive down Washington Street, glance at the Brown Bottle or Running Wild and picture the future of those structures — which could drastically change in upcoming years. For some, these predicted changes...

Bijou sets up film forum

KAITLIN DEWULF

April 2, 2014

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The Bijou Film Board agreed to partner with three University of Iowa departments and faculty for the Bijou Film Forum, a newly established series that features one-night screenings and discussions of acclaimed films. The series,...

Autism numbers increase

ABIGAIL MEIER

April 2, 2014

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As an increased number of families throughout the United States experience the first few moments of their child being diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder, the reason for that increase is still unclear.  One in 68 children...

Man charged with indecent exposure

DI STAFF

April 2, 2014

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Authorities have accused a local man of exposing himself to schoolchildren. Anthony Hudson, 46, was charged Tuesday with four counts of indecent exposure. According to an Iowa City press release, officers set up surveillance...

Iowa football notebook: Color linebackers green

JOSHUA BOLANDER

April 2, 2014

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Last spring, preceding their first season working together at Iowa, linebacker coaches Jim Reid and LeVar Woods had a unit built to anchor a Big Ten defense. There was consistency, where James Morris recorded a tackle in 49...

Q&A: Scheel prepared for college football

CODY GOODWIN

April 2, 2014

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The Iowa football team’s haul for 2014 national signing day was considered an improvement from the group of recruits that signed in 2013, if only because Kirk Ferentz and Company inked two four-star recruits this year after fai...

Drake spoils Hawk’s home-opener

JACK ROSSI

April 2, 2014

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In a cold and wet day at Pearl Field, the Drake Bulldogs left with a 5-3 victory over the softball Hawkeyes. After Iowa (9-16) defeated Drake (8-22) 9-0 earlier this season, the Bulldogs got a win back to begin Iowa’s six-game...

Revenge sweet for Hawks

RYAN RODRIGUEZ

April 2, 2014

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After falling to Bradley, 7-0, on March 26, the Iowa baseball team struck back in Peoria Wednesday night to defeat the Braves, 6-2. The win moves the Hawks to 16-9 overall this season. Junior Andrew Hedrick started for the...