The Daily Iowan

Boutique hotel may return downtown

ALEKSANDRA VUJICIC

April 30, 2014

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An office building located on the Pedestrian Mall could be headed back in time as a luxury hotel. Mike Frantz, the owner of Frantz Community Investors, said Iowa City officials have been evaluating the redevelopment of the Jefferson...

Phil’s Day reaches third year

LILY ABROMEIT

April 30, 2014

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Jane Engeldinger came to Iowa City 40 years ago to attend medical school at the University of Iowa — and she never left. “This is my home, this is my community,” she said. “Many people come and go, that’s...

New school creates concerns

DANIEL SEIDL

April 30, 2014

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A new high school is creating concerns for local residents. “Whenever something changes, it changes for the better for somebody, and it changes for the worse for someone else,” said Johnson County Supervisor Rod...

Union appealing exemption revocation

IAN MURPHY

April 30, 2014

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Underage dancers can still spend their evenings under the flashing lights of Union Bar — at least until May 5. The Union Bar owners are appealing the decision by city officials to revoke its entertainment exception to the...

UI alum creates style with a message

GRETA MEYLE

April 30, 2014

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Bright colored fabrics, gleaming studio lights, and the rapid fire of a camera shutter are all unexpected characteristics to be found in the downtown Iowa City’s Hall Mall. But creviced in the building’s petite suite...

Pay gap persists at UI

CHRIS HIGGINS

April 30, 2014

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On average, female professors at the University of Iowa make less money than their male counterparts. According to an April report by the American Association of University Professors, women who are full professors at the UI...

Man accused of stealing tires

DI STAFF

April 30, 2014

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Authorities have accused a local man of stealing tires from a local business. Robert Juhl II, 33, was charged April 10 with three counts of second-degree burglary and two counts of driving while barred as a habitual offender. According...

UI Libraries named "Library of the Year"

DI STAFF

April 30, 2014

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The U.S. Government Printing Office has named the University of Iowa Libraries “Library of the Year.” The UI is one of four libraries in the Federal Depository Library Program being recognized. It is being acknowledged...

Softball’s furious rally falls short

JORDAN HANSEN

April 30, 2014

Filed under Sports

Even an 8-run sixth inning — which included two long balls from Megan Blank — wasn’t enough for Iowa to get win number 100 for head coach Marla Looper. Normally, the rally would have put the Hawkeyes (15-26-1) up by...

Playing ball at the speed of go

JACOB SHEYKO

April 30, 2014

Filed under Sports

Baseball is a slow game. The majority of people who dislike the game note this as their main reason. It doesn’t have the up-and-down tempo of other sports such as football or basketball, and even in its best moments, the...

Time, time, time a factor in track

KATRINA DO

April 30, 2014

Filed under Sports

Extra downtime may be something athletes crave during competition — however, the extra resting time isn’t so much a blessing as it is a curse for track and field athletes. In a sport with such a variety of events and...

Hurdling toward success

JORDAN HANSEN

April 30, 2014

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Standing 6-5, junior Keith Brown has the build of an elite athlete along with the work ethic and mind to go with it. The only problem for the developing hurdler and occasional sprinter? Putting it all together come meet time. “When...