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At play at the hospital

PAUL OSGERBY

July 1, 2014

Filed under News

Children bounced along the fresh turf, climbed the monkey bars, slid down plastic slides, and blew bubbles under the breezy sunlight. Sweat lightly beaded across their foreheads, but that didn’t stop them from enjoying t...

Locals react to Hobby Lobby ruling

REBECCA MORIN

July 1, 2014

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With signs reading “my body, my choice, my rights,” and “hands off my health,” a group of nearly 20 men and women protested on the Pedestrian Mall on Tuesday afternoon after a U.S. Supreme Court ruli...

New Iowa law language comes for e-cigs

QUENTIN MISIAG

July 1, 2014

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A new wave of sweeping regulations for a divisive but growing alternative trend to traditional cigarettes was put into Iowa law Tuesday, after several months of debates in the Iowa Legislature and across the nation. But despite...

Flood efforts continue

KRISTEN BARON

July 1, 2014

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After severe weather plagued eastern Iowa, University of Iowa officials are taking extra precautions on protecting several buildings. On Tuesday, a 12-foot HESCO wall was installed around the Mayflower Residence Hall, and ...

Forum takes aim at hunger

ALEX HANAFAN

July 1, 2014

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State, county, and local officials gathered to discuss the issue of hunger in Johnson County, and officials say there is not just one answer to the complicated issue. The first-ever Johnson County Hunger Forum was held at the...

Lynch named new School Board head

MICHAEL KADRIE

July 1, 2014

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Iowa City School Board member Chris Lynch will replace former board President Sally Hoelscher as interim president of the board.  He will serve the remainder of Hoelscher’s term, which ends in September 2015. Hoelscher...

Two teams battle for top spot

WILL MCDAVID

July 1, 2014

Filed under Sports

Two undefeated teams will enter North Liberty’s Roberts Gym tonight sitting atop the Game Time League standings. By the game’s end, only one will hold that distinction. In the evening’s marquee matchup, coach...

Uthoff showing all-around game in Prime Time

KYLE MANN

July 1, 2014

Filed under Sports

Iowa swingman Jarrod Uthoff is coming off his first season playing in the Black and Gold, and after showing fans that he could potentially be a lethal scorer some day — possibly as early as this next season — Uthoff is showing...

How Terps stack up

DANNY PAYNE

July 1, 2014

Filed under Sports

This is part two of a two-part series taking a look at how Iowa athletics match up against Big Ten newcomers Rutgers and Maryland. The Daily Iowan broke down Rutgers on Monday. Tuesday marked the beginning of Rutgers’ an...

Cafone, Pfeiffer ready for play with Team USA

ERIN ERICKSON

July 1, 2014

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Natalie Cafone went to Lancaster, Pennsylvania, expecting nothing but great competition and a fun experience. Not expecting to make the U.S. national team, she was astonished to receive an email a few days later saying she had...

Editorial: Funding rebels and repeating history

DI EDITORIAL BOARD

July 1, 2014

Filed under Opinions

As Iraq continues to struggle in civil war between the hard-line terrorist group of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, with opther Sunni allies, and the Nuri al-Maliki government based in Baghdad, the U.S. government is taking...

Facebook’s power to manipulate

MIKAEL MULUGETA

July 1, 2014

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Last weekend, Facebook released the results of a psychological experiment it performed and came under heavy criticism for crossing what many people felt was an ethical line. In 2012, Facebook conducted research to determine...