The Daily Iowan

Locals flock to bars for World Cup

TING XUAN TAN

June 16, 2014

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They walked in decked in red, white, and blue. Men and women made their way into local bars in their official World Cup soccer jerseys. Some carried USA-inspired scarves, and others had their faces painted. All of the patrons were...

Berry farmers having patch of trouble

ERIN MARSHALL

June 16, 2014

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The month of June may not be the prime month for picking strawberries after all. Although You-Pick strawberries — in which customers pick strawberries and pay by weight — are a common summer activity, much of the strawberry...

Shelter ready for construction

PAUL OSGERBY

June 16, 2014

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Felines and canines are itching to get out. Minor adjustments in the original design for the new Animal Care and Adoption Center have been made in order to build a more cost-effective exterior façade.  “These small...

Northside could see new business

ALEX HANAFAN

June 16, 2014

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A new restaurant may take over the empty store space at the intersection of Linn and Market Streets. The Iowa City Planning and Zoning Commission will review a proposition Thursday to rezone 203 N. Linn St. — the former location...

UI to increase recruitment efforts

KRISTEN BARON

June 16, 2014

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A Hawkeye state of mind might soon start reaching beyond Iowa City. After the state Board of Regents approved a new performance-based revenue model, which will give funding to the three state universities primarily based on resident...

Local man accused of stealing frozen food

DI STAFF

June 16, 2014

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Authorities have accused a local man of trying to steal frozen food from a local residence. Davon’te Coleman, 21, was charged Sunday with second-degree burglary, fifth-degree criminal mischief, assault, and public intoxication. According...

Hatch to announce running mate

DI STAFF

June 16, 2014

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Jack Hatch, the leading Democratic candidate vying for governor, is set to announce his running mate during a news conference this morning in Cedar Rapids. The 64-year-old state senator and longtime real-estate developer...

City transit offering free rides

DI STAFF

June 16, 2014

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Some Johnson County residents could save a couple of bucks. On Friday, Iowa City Transit, as well as Coralville Transit, has planned a rider-appreciation day, which will offer free bus rides on all fixed transit routes. The...

Browning shines at Game Time tryout

WILL MCDAVID

June 16, 2014

Filed under Sports

Before Sunday morning’s tryout for the Game Time League, a group of coaches, organizers, and participants gathered courtside for player introductions. One-by-one, each prospective team member briefly introduced herself, none yi...

Yacinich, Kuebel take different paths to get to same result

DANNY PAYNE

June 16, 2014

Filed under Sports

The logic is simple, really. More wins means better players, which means some of those players are going to advance, sometimes earlier than originally expected. This is obviously a plus for the draftee, but can also have some...

Point/Counterpoint: Is LeBron James’ legacy tainted with his third NBA Finals loss of his career?

DI STAFF

June 16, 2014

Filed under Sports

No The past four years have been the most successful in Miami’s history and one of the most dominant runs of any team ever in the NBA. Yet many people view it as a disappointment and a failure on the part of LeBron James....

Kirkwood well represented in Prime Time League

KYLE MANN

June 16, 2014

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Last year, the Kirkwood men’s basketball team’s season ended in heartbreaking fashion — it was defeated in the final seconds by Iowa Lakes in the semifinals of the regional tournament. At 21-10, however, the Eagles...