The Daily Iowan

5 vie to face Braley

KRISTEN EAST

April 13, 2014

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Cedar Rapids — While Republicans in Iowa may be at odds with each other over the direction of the party, those vying for the state’s vacant Senate seat are in agreement: Any of the five GOP candidates running would mak...

Ryan urges Republicans to "unify"

BRENT GRIFFITHS

April 13, 2014

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CEDAR RAPIDS — Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., returned to Iowa this past weekend espousing a message of a unified Republican Party. “The left loves to say that we’re in this big civil war, that we’re tearing t...

What scientists look like

IAN MURPHY

April 13, 2014

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Scientists don’t always wear white lab coats and goggles. They don’t always have the crazy, spiked-up, white hair 10-year-old Keokuk native Korbyn Sangster pictures. Sixty girls roamed the University of Iowa Seamans...

Dorms emphasize local food

LILY ABROMEIT

April 13, 2014

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Whether University of Iowa students knew it or not, local food has been just a meal swipe away. A group of students are working with UI Housing and Dining to implement the labeling of all homegrown foods used in the dining halls,...

UI forum weighs in against rape

DANIEL SEIDL

April 13, 2014

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Joy Beadleston vividly remembers her sexual assault from years ago, and it still weighs heavily on her mind. “It tears your life to pieces,” she said. “And it’s so hard and traumatic to fight your way...

No exemption for Summit, Union

CHRIS HIGGINS

April 13, 2014

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Iowa City’s under-21 population can watch drag shows at Studio 13 or local bands at Blue Moose into the early morning, but they’ll have to stay away from two local bars. The Union Bar, 121 E. College St., had its...

Man allegedly possessed meth and marijuana

DI STAFF

April 13, 2014

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Authorities have accused a North Liberty man of possessing meth and a rifle. William Baldwin, 38, was charged April 2 with receipt/transportation/possession of a firearm by a felon and controlled-substance violation. According...

Local man accused of not paying check

DI STAFF

April 13, 2014

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Authorities have accused a local man of not paying off a check for more than $3,000. Vincent Chmielewski, 37, was charged June 22, 2013, with second-degree theft. According to an Iowa City police complaint, Chmielewski wrote...

Area man allegedly drives under the influence

DI STAFF

April 13, 2014

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Authorities have accused an area man of driving under the influence of alcohol. Robert Kalin, 43, was charged April 11 with third-offense OWI. Kalin’s car was observed traveling westbound on Iowa Avenue with the headlights...

Area woman accused of three-month long fraud

DI STAFF

April 13, 2014

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Authorities have accused a Coralville woman of committing a three-month fraud. Crystal Taylor, 23, was charged Feb. 14, 2012, with unauthorized use of a credit card not exceeding $10,000. Iowa City officers received a report...

Welcoming new members

DI STAFF

April 13, 2014

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The Delta chapter of Delta Sigma Theta presented five new members to campus on Sunday. Generally after interests become members, the chapters host a show to show the new members to campus. In these presentations, new members...

Notebook: Some bright spots, some not so much

CODY GOODWIN

April 13, 2014

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WEST DES MOINES — In all, Iowa football coach Kirk Ferentz wasn’t exactly pleased with the way his team practiced on April 12 at Valley Stadium. In the team’s ninth practice this spring, the Hawkeyes flashed mom...