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Efficiency study shifts to new phase

ERIN MARSHALL

June 18, 2014

Filed under News

By the end of the year, the three regent universities may be presented a plan to save a total of $80 million annually. The Transparent, Inclusive Efficiency Review, led by Deloitte Consulting, developed 17 business cases, or...

Dems show about to open

QUENTIN MISIAG AND REBECCA MORIN

June 18, 2014

Filed under News

Hundreds of Iowa Democrats will congregate in Iowa’s capital city for a turn in the political limelight, a full week after a pack of high-caliber Republican leaders from across the nation took to the 2014 Iowa GOP state...

Hog farm seeks growth

KRISTEN BARON

June 18, 2014

Filed under News

A proposed farm expansion may be anything but hog heaven for Johnson County residents. Ray Slach of West Brach has requested a permit to expand his existing 2,400 head of hog confinement feeding operation. If approved, the new...

Little Libraries growing in area

PAUL OSGERBY

June 18, 2014

Filed under News

One organization has established a more than mailbox-sized presence in Iowa City. Little Free Library, an international project that came to Iowa City in 2012, is expanding. “All around now, neighborhoods can have books...

Hawkeyes get ready to play together in Prime Time

KYLE MANN

June 18, 2014

Filed under Sports

The Prime Time League gives the Iowa basketball players a chance to stay active over the summer and get some meaningful live-action reps. With that said, the league is designed to be competitive — and by rule each team is only...

Hawkeyes look for King, Lowdermilk to step up in secondary

DANNY PAYNE

June 18, 2014

Filed under Sports

When former Iowa defensive back Nico Law announced his transfer from Iowa last week via Facebook, a position head coach Kirk Ferentz said was already thin became thinner. The only starters returning are sophomore cornerback...

Wednesday marks beginning of Game Time

WILL MCDAVID

June 18, 2014

Filed under Sports

Six teams began their quest for summer-league greatness as the Game Time League held its first games in North Liberty, and in the evening’s opening contest, two squads appeared to be right on course. The game, pitting coa...

Dixon starts strong at the Game Time debut

NICK STEFFEN

June 18, 2014

Filed under Sports

The Game Time league started on Wednesday, and after an impressive season with Iowa, Melissa Dixon started strong, leading her team to victory with a team-high 39 points while orchestrating a 83-54 win over Clark Anderson&rs...

Woodbury, Gesell to compete overseas

DI STAFF

June 18, 2014

Filed under Sports

Iowa men’s basketball players Adam Woodbury and Mike Gesell will play for the U.S. East Coast Team in the 2014 Four Nations Cup later this summer in Estonia and Finland. The league includes the national Estonian and Slovakian...

McDonough gets shot at University World Team

DI STAFF

June 18, 2014

Filed under Sports

Former Iowa wrestler Matt McDonough has been an NCAA champion twice, and he now has a chance to become the fourth Hawkeye wrestler this summer to represent the United States in international competition. McDonough will take on...

Editorial: Johnson County’s MRAP could prove useful

DI EDITORIAL BOARD

June 18, 2014

Filed under Opinions

Johnson County’s acquisition of a Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicle has received a lot of attention, which isn’t surprising. The site of a gigantic, six-wheeled, military-grade vehicle on domestic soil is typically a...

Byrd: Bulletproof blankets won’t fix the problem

MATTHEW BYRD

June 18, 2014

Filed under Opinions

Designed by the Oklahoma-based manufacturer ProTecht, the Bodyguard Blanket “is a bulletproof pad designed to protect students during disasters at school,” according to an interview conducted by The Oklahoman on June ...