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Ryerson’s Woods nears preserve status

PAUL OSGERBY

June 23, 2014

Filed under News

A unanimous decision last week marks the nearing of Ryerson’s Woods Park becoming the first state preserve in the Iowa City area. “This guarantees that it won’t get bulldozed and stays a preserve for the res...

Fire sparks business

ALEX HANAFAN

June 23, 2014

Filed under News

Even during the hot summer days, locals still need their breakfast fix. With the Hamburg Inn No. 2, 214 N. Linn St., closed for the past several weeks, many people have crowded into other restaurants to satisfy their hunger. ...

Experts react to possible Iraq airstrike

TING XUAN TAN

June 23, 2014

Filed under News

When Yasir Mohsin completed a master’s program at the University of Iowa this spring and returned to his home in Iraq, he entered a difficult situation. “It’s a little complicated, and the situation is getting...

UI grad publishes book

PAUL OSGERBY

June 23, 2014

Filed under News

Long nights and sweaty car rides for 45 days on the road have culminated in a new memoir for recent University of Iowa graduate Hunter Sharpless. “It’s a painful coming-of-age story,” he said. “I’ve...

Connor McCaffery turning heads

KYLE MANN

June 23, 2014

Filed under Sports

The Hawkeye State has never exactly been a hot bed of basketball talent, but recently, with names such as Harrison Barnes, Marcus Paige, and Adam Woodbury receiving national attention while in high school, top talent can be found...

Flexibility Marble’s forte

KYLE MANN

June 23, 2014

Filed under Sports

The NBA draft is Thursday, and for the first time in almost a decade, Hawkeye fans will almost have a reason to tune in. Devyn Marble has been training rigorously since the regular season ended in March in order to impress pro...

McDonough adds to impressive résumé

DANNY PAYNE

June 23, 2014

Filed under Sports

I know Iowa wrestling fans do not doubt what Matt McDonough can do at this point, but do other people around the country? I’m asking this rhetorically, of course, but if there is any doubt, it shouldn’t exist. The...

The Daily Iowan’s NBA mock draft

DI STAFF

June 23, 2014

Filed under Sports

DI staffers Charles Green, Will McDavid, and Kyle Mann predict the lottery selections of Thursday night’s NBA draft. 1. Cleveland Cavaliers: Andrew Wiggins (Swing, Kansas) Mann: Wiggins is the most athletically gifted ...

Scherff, Davis recognized by Athlon Sports

DI STAFF

June 23, 2014

Filed under Sports

Athlon Sports named Iowa football seniors Brandon Scherff and Carl Davis to its preseason All-America football teams on Monday. Scherff was named a second-team offensive tackle, and Davis was named a fourth-team defensive tackle. Scherff...

Iowa picks Carlson to head volleyball operations

DI STAFF

June 23, 2014

Filed under Sports

Iowa volleyball head coach Bond Shymansky announced Monday that Danielle Carlson has been appointed as the Iowa volleyball program’s director of operations. Carlson played volleyball for Shymansky at Marquette and later...

Jordan triumphs in Ohio

DI STAFF

June 23, 2014

Filed under Sports

Iowa junior Jessie Jordan won the 81st Dayton Women’s Amateur Championship in Bellbrook, Ohio, on June 21. In the championship match, Jordan defeated her opponent by a score of 5 & 4 after scoring a 1-under-par in...

Editorial: Going green involves more than tax credits

DI EDITORIAL BOARD

June 23, 2014

Filed under Opinions

This past weekend, while touring a solar array in Davenport, Sen. Rob Hogg, D-Cedar Rapids, noted that tax credits passed by the Iowa Legislature resulted in increased economic activity for the state, $28.8 million in investments...