The Daily Iowan

Bike Library seeks new home

TING XUAN TAN

July 7, 2014

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Come fall, a local bike coalition will need to make the move out of its current downtown location in order for construction to begin on a long-discussed high-rise development. Since 2005, the Iowa City Bike Library has been loc...

Loebsack tours Coralville IT facility

PAUL OSGERBY

July 7, 2014

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Behind the glass pane windows of General Dynamics in Coralville, Rep. Dave Loebsack, D-Iowa, met with nearly 100 employees to discuss job growth and expansion. Loebsack is vying for re-election in Iowa’s 2nd Congressional District. ...

Officials monitoring floodwaters

REBECCA MORIN

July 7, 2014

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The 12-foot gray barriers will continue protecting the University of Iowa’s Mayflower Hall until the river level returns to normal. The Army Corps of Engineers officials expect the Coralville Reservoir level to peak today...

Universitees heads to Coral Ridge

MICHAEL KADRIE

July 7, 2014

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Coral Ridge Mall continues to expand the scope of its customers’ shopping experience. Universitees, a college clothing store, has opened a new location in the Coral Ridge Mall. This isn’t the first time, either. ...

Detroit meteorologist injured in IC accident

DI STAFF

July 7, 2014

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Fireworks in Iowa City seriously injured a Detroit TV meteorologist on the evening of July 4. Dave Rexroth, the chief meteorologist at Detroit station WXYZ-TV, was vacation in Iowa City with his family when an fireworks accident...

UI officials looking for volunteers

DI STAFF

July 7, 2014

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University of Iowa officials are calling upon university of faculty, staff, and alumni for volunteers at the Iowa State Fair. Volunteers attending the fair, which will run in Des Moines from Aug. 7-17, will apply temporary tattoos,...

Second Pheasant Ridge shooter pleads guilty

DI STAFF

July 7, 2014

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A local man has pleaded guilty after opening fire in an Iowa City neighborhood. Marqueese L. Hampton, 18, is the second man who allegedly opened fire in an Iowa City neighborhood last month. He has changed his plea to guilty...

Matt Bohannon torching Prime Time

KYLE MANN

July 7, 2014

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When Randy Larson drafted Iowa center Adam Woodbury with his first selection in the Prime Time League draft, he expected Woodbury to be the motor on his team. What he didn’t anticipate was the impact that Northern Iowa guard...

Stallings and Co. win Zach Johnson Foundation Classic

JONATHAN DUREE

July 7, 2014

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CEDAR RAPIDS — A changed date and a strong showing from PGA Tour golfers made for a successful golf tournament on Monday. Cedar Rapids native and PGA Tour golfer Zach Johnson hosted the Zach Johnson Foundation Classic at Elmcrest...

Hickman honing mound skills in summer league

ERIN ERICKSON

July 7, 2014

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Iowa pitcher Blake Hickman is determined to make a name for himself on the mound for the Hawkeyes. Last season, he transitioned from primarily playing catcher into finding a permanent home on the mound. During his sophomore...

Pool players keep focus in Hawkeye Pool League

CHARLIE GREEN

July 7, 2014

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Some of the top pool players in Iowa City are taking advantage of the Hawkeye Pool League to keep their games sharp. While the league is less competitive than those that start after Labor Day, it still offers valuable prepar...

Point/Counterpoint: Who should win the American League All-Star final vote?

DI STAFF

July 7, 2014

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Chris Sale American League fans have a tough choice to make deciding who will take the 34th spot on the AL All-Star roster.  The five players in the final man vote are all very commendable pitchers including none other than ...