The Daily Iowan

The tiff over TIF

QUENTIN MISIAG

June 22, 2014

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The Koch Brothers. Politico. John Stewart. The New York Times. And the city of Coralville.  Tax-increment financing, known locally and nationally as TIF, is public financing that freezes a property-tax base in an area. When C...

State political conventions wrap up

QUENTIN MISIAG

June 22, 2014

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DES MOINES — The political smoke, slander, and staunch sauntering cleared at least temporarily following the closure of Iowa’s final political party convention on the evening of June 21, with stark differences from its p...

Dialogue created among county departments

TING XUAN TAN

June 22, 2014

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County government officials created a new department last summer in hopes of developing a dialogue among different departments and the Board of Supervisors, and officials say the progress made so far is encouraging. Dana Aschenbrenner,...

Loebsack revs up campaign

ALEX HANAFAN

June 22, 2014

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Roughly two dozen devoted Democrats gathered in a crowded room to discuss the long road to election season on Sunday afternoon.  Rep. Dave Loebsack, D-Iowa, opened his new campaign office in Iowa City, which will help recruit ...

Man accused of stealing TV

DI STAFF

June 22, 2014

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Authorities have accused a man of stealing and pawning a TV. Tyrone Smith, 23, address unknown, was charged April 2 with third-degree burglary. Smith allegedly entered a woman’s apartment while she was at work, took her TV,...

Local man accused of cashing fraudulent check

DI STAFF

June 22, 2014

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Authorities accused a local man of cashing a fraudulent check for more than $700. Frederick Flax, 20, was charged May 23 with forgery and third-degree theft. According to an Iowa City police complaint, Flax cashed a fraudulent...

Olseni falls to Moore’s stellar return

DANNY PAYNE

June 22, 2014

Filed under Sports

The Prime Time League is all about size. Four out of the five first-round selections stand more than 6-8, with the exception being Iowa point guard Mike Gesell. The league’s season-opener on June 19 was no exception. Malcom...

Prime Time brings Ukah brothers together

KYLE MANN

June 22, 2014

Filed under Sports

Senior Hawkeye forward Okey Ukah was in North Liberty on June 19 playing the first game in what could be his final Prime Time League season as a college athlete. On the opposing bench was a familiar face, brother and Kirkwood...

McCool’s squad wows observers in Game Time opener

WILL MCDAVID

June 22, 2014

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With the league’s first week of Game Time basketball in the books, Pat McCool’s team is riding high on the momentum of a last-minute victory over Joe Johnston’s squad. In the aftermath of the group’s first...

Hawkeye wrestling camp begins in Iowa City

NICK STEFFEN

June 22, 2014

Filed under Sports

Wrestling is a lifestyle in Iowa, and to the young men who attend the Iowa Wrestling Camps, it is something they often work at every day. Wrestlers from around the state are starting their workouts for the upcoming season. Although...

Williams chooses New Mexico over Iowa

DI STAFF

June 22, 2014

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The Iowa men’s basketball team has lost out on yet another possible recruit. Former Samford University forward Tim Williams will play at New Mexico for the rest of his college career, he announced on Sunday. The 6-8 forward...

Blackhawks schedule announced

DI STAFF

June 22, 2014

Filed under Sports

The Chicago Blackhawks announced their 2014-2015 regular season schedule Sunday. Their regular-season-opener is set for Oct. 9 at 7:30 p.m. in Dallas against the Stars. The Hawks’ home-opener will come two days later on Oct....