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UI shows off biomedical facility

MICHAEL KADRIE

July 13, 2014

Filed under News

Diabetes research will soon have a new champion as experts begin to occupy a new, high-tech space on the University of Iowa campus. Faculty at the UI Carver College of Medicine have begun to occupy the brand-new Pappajohn Biomedical...

Pollock’s Mural back in Iowa

REBECCA MORIN

July 13, 2014

Filed under News

Iowans have welcomed home an art favorite. Jackson Pollock’s Mural, which underwent nearly two years of conservation work, has returned to Iowa. This past weekend, the Sioux City Art Center held an opening for the exhi...

Chauncey may be cut back

TING XUAN TAN

July 13, 2014

Filed under News

The scheme of the Iowa City Downtown District might not change as drastically as some had thought. The Chauncey, a high-rise building that will be built at the intersection of Gilbert and College Streets, could be cut from the...

El Cactus could lose license

PAUL OSGERBY

July 13, 2014

Filed under News

Margarita Happy Hour might end a little sooner than expected for one local restaurant. Iowa City Police Chief Sam Hargadine requested that the Iowa City City Council on Tuesday deny the liquor-license renewal of El Cactus Restaurant,...

Floodwaters rise again

REBECCA MORIN

July 13, 2014

Filed under News

Johnson County isn’t out of the waters just yet. This past weekend, two separate flood warnings were issued for the county. On Sunday, the National Weather Service issued a flood warning for both Johnson and Washington...

Ihm’s professional début great in more than one way

DANNY PAYNE

July 13, 2014

Filed under Sports

SILVIS, Illinois — A feel-good story happened over the weekend at TPC Deere Run. Playing roughly an hour from his hometown of Peosta, Steven Ihm made his professional début. It wasn’t just good for the former Hawkeye,...

MVP showdown in final week of Prime Time regular season

KYLE MANN

July 13, 2014

Filed under Sports

When Dan Ahrens’ team met Randy Larson’s last week in Waterloo, it was about as glamorous and star-studded of a matchup as there could be in the Prime Time League. With several of the league’s top performers...

Can’t stop Jok

WILL MCDAVID

July 13, 2014

Filed under Sports

To fans familiar with Peter Jok, one thing is abundantly clear — the man can shoot. In last season’s devastating season-ending loss to Tennessee, Jok was the Hawkeyes’ lone perimeter threat, shooting 67 percent from the 3-...

Coley demonstrates great promise for Hawks

ERIN ERICKSON

July 13, 2014

Filed under Sports

With high expectations for the upcoming 2014-15 Iowa women’s basketball season, the team looks to incoming freshman Chase Coley to step up and make her mark for the Hawkeyes this season. And Coley is preparing by competing...

Kwon hired as men’s gymnastics assistant

DI STAFF

July 13, 2014

Filed under Sports

Minyoung Kwon has been named an assistant coach on the Iowa men’s gymnastics team. Kwon has more than 30 years of experience in the sport and spent time with the Korean national team. Most recently, Kwon served at the head...

Editorial: Lay the pipeline, take caution

DI EDITORIAL BOARD

July 13, 2014

Filed under Opinions

Iowans may eventually see the construction of a 1,100-mile-long underground pipeline, cutting diagonally across the heart of the state and allowing the transport of fuel resources between North Dakota and Illinois. The big keyword...

Harkin stumbles on dietary supplements

MATTHEW BYRD

July 13, 2014

Filed under Opinions

As Tom Harkin, the long-serving Democratic senator for Iowa and a national hero for liberals, has embarked on something like a retirement tour as of late (with Harkin stepping down after 30 years in the Senate next January), national...