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Grapplers continue to grieve over loss of Dave Schultz

BEN ROSS

May 5, 2014

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Sometimes, when he’s feeling sad or nostalgic, Royce Alger puts on a royal blue sweatshirt and sits with a Coors Banquet beer in the backyard at his home in Des Moines. With the phrase Team Foxcatcher, and a silhouette of...

City zaps Union exemption

LILY ABROMEIT

May 5, 2014

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Partygoers under 21 have only seven days left to spend all night dancing away in the Union Bar. During a hearing Monday, Iowa City officials ruled to uphold the revocation of the bar’s entertainment exemption. “It...

City officials take a step back in landfill tech

DANIEL SEIDL

May 5, 2014

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Iowa City officials are stepping back from negotiations over a controversial new landfill technology. “I’m very pleased that the staff is going to wait to see how things go … before we go deeper into negotiating,” said ...

Hopefuls focus on jail

KAITLIN DEWULF

May 5, 2014

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With primary elections just under a month away, the question of how candidates would handle the needs and limitations of the Johnson County Jail was raised at a public forum Monday. The League of Women Voters held the forum...

City officials go slowly on landfill project

IAN MURPHY

May 5, 2014

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Erosion of farmland in Iowa could be leaving $1 billion worth of crop in the fields. “As you drive across the countryside in Iowa, and you look at the topsoil … we see a lot of yellow,” said Rick Cruse, an agronomy...

Tobacco Bowl remains open

CHRIS HIGGINS

May 5, 2014

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Smoke rings will still rise — for now. The Tobacco Bowl, a café at 111 S. Dubuque S., was set to close in mid-April. However, customers are still puffing away at cigarettes and sipping at coffee. Store manager Luther Moss...

Looking into baseball’s offense

JACOB SHEYKO

May 5, 2014

Filed under Sports

The Iowa baseball team has just seven games remaining on its regular-season schedule. In other words, they have seven games to secure a spot in the Big Ten Tournament for the first time since 2010. At this point in the season,...

Women’s track makes a splash

KATRINA DO

May 5, 2014

Filed under Sports

Prognosticators had Iowa’s young freshmen stealing the show this outdoor season. They were spot on. Assistant coach Clive Roberts, who specializes in women’s sprints, hurdles, and relays, said this year’s recruiting...

No more doldrums

JORDAN HANSEN

May 5, 2014

Filed under Sports

Between Drake and this past weekend’s Musco Twilight meet, Iowa may have saved its season. As recently as two weeks ago, the Hawkeye track coaching staff spoke of how the team was “taking steps forward” and...

Big Ten, Big East to begin challenge

DI STAFF

May 5, 2014

Filed under Sports

The Big Ten and Big East announced on Monday that starting in the 2015-16 season, the two will play an annual series of eight games through the 2020 season. The Dave Gavitt Tipoff Games, named after the Big East founder, will...

Iowa falls to Ohio State

DI STAFF

May 5, 2014

Filed under Sports

The Iowa baseball team lost to Ohio State, 3-2, on Monday night. The loss drops Iowa’s record to 26-17 on the season, 8-10 in the Big Ten. Sophomore Tyler Peyton took the mound for Iowa, but he lasted just 2.1 innings, giving...

Editorial: Expand veterans programs further

DI EDITORIAL BOARD

May 5, 2014

Filed under Opinions

The Daily Iowan Editorial Board is pleased by the recent passing of Senate File 303, a motion to improve financial benefits that invite returning servicemen and -women to the state of Iowa with goals of receiving an education. In drawi...