The Daily Iowan

Minimum-wage battle heats up

REBECCA MORIN

June 24, 2014

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Conversations to hike minimum wage from state and federal levels have raged on even before the effort was shoved to the front burner by one Iowa senator last year. The issue has evolved into a hot-button topic of discussions...

District breaks ground for new school

ALEX HANAFAN

June 24, 2014

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After months of planning, South Elementary took a step forward. Elementary students from Grant Wood, 1930 Lakeside Drive, and Twain, 1355 Deforest Ave., joined Mayor Matt Hayek, along with several School District officials...

Researchers eye Hubbard archaeology

TING XUAN TAN

June 24, 2014

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In describing the recent archaeological discoveries in Hubbard Park, officials said workers did not expect to find a such historically rich site. “I think we have an opportunity to provide more information on the different...

New high-rise put on hold

PAUL OSGERBY

June 24, 2014

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The ball is now in the university’s court after the Iowa City City Council extended the deadline covering a potentially valuable plot of land. The property is located on the intersection of Burlington and Clinton Streets,...

County courts go paperless

MICHAEL KADRIE

June 24, 2014

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Paper record keeping is a thing of the past for the Johnson County courts as they embrace digital storage in a cost-cutting, environmentally conscious move. Any cases opened after June 17 in Johnson County will be entirely paperless. ...

Board approves salary increase

KRISTEN BARON

June 24, 2014

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Despite salary freezes in the Iowa City School District, many will still receive pay increases. The Iowa City School Board approved salary increases for approximately 40 administrators during Tuesday’s meeting. Board...

Man accused of selling marijuana

DI STAFF

June 24, 2014

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Authorities have accused a local man of possessing marijuana and synthetic drugs. James Hoff, 24, was charged Jan. 21 with two counts of controlled-substance violation and a tax-stamp violation. According to a Coralville police...

Marble talks NBA draft, his clothing line, and more

DANNY PAYNE

June 24, 2014

Filed under Sports

DI: You’ve worked out for 15 teams — what has stuck out to you the most in the entire process? Marble: Just all the traveling, it kind of weighs on you — the workouts are intense, and then you’re traveling...

Game Time’s second week ready to roll

WILL MCDAVID

June 24, 2014

Filed under Sports

After the Game Time Basketball League’s summer début, coaches and players alike ready themselves for today’s games, the wins and losses of the previous week providing valuable lessons. “We had that matchup probl...

Big Ten officials address O’Bannon case

DANNY PAYNE

June 24, 2014

Filed under Sports

The Big Ten presidents and  chancellors weighed in on the O’Bannon trial Tuesday. Led by University of Iowa President and head of Big Ten Council of Presidents/Chancellors Sally Mason, the council put forth a four-point...

Summer not an off-season for field hockey

DANNY PAYNE

June 24, 2014

Filed under Sports

The summertime is often referred to as a dead period in sports, especially at the college level. This is true, to an extent. Just because there are no Iowa athletes competing at the NCAA level, that doesn’t mean Hawkeyes...

Iowa soccer players heating up and not in a good way

NICK STEFFEN

June 24, 2014

Filed under Sports

With the World Cup taking place in Brazil and the World Cup set to take place in Qatar in 2022, some have expressed concern about the health of players and how well they can perform in the heat. During the United States’...