The Daily Iowan

Flood spending rises like river

QUENTIN MISIAG

July 15, 2014

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Summer flooding has again hit Iowa City’s financial bottom line. Addressing a full room of economic-development officials, architects, and community residents, city councilors mulled over information presented in rel...

Summer program grows

MICHAEL KADRIE

July 15, 2014

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Laughter and happy faces might not be the first things you expect when you visit a school in the summertime. “We don’t want to sentence kids to summer school, we want it to be fun,” said Joan VandenBerg, t...

Dunham’s book tour to stop in Iowa City

JUSTUS FLAIR

July 15, 2014

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Lena Dunham, it seems, is determined to make it to Iowa City come hell or high water — and everyone knows Iowa City has plenty of high water.         Though the University of Iowa denied the request of Dunham’s...

High-rise project sparks debate

PAUL OSGERBY

July 15, 2014

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Even after adjustments were made to the contro- versial high-rise project the Chauncey, some com- munity members still feel the project doesn’t fit down- town’s design. On Tuesday, the Iowa City City Council vot- ed 7-0...

El Cactus to lose liquor license

QUENTIN MISIAG

July 15, 2014

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Citing outstanding debt obligations, the Iowa City City Council voted to strip an east Iowa City Mexican restaurant’s ability to sell alcohol Tuesday, following a recommendation this week by Iowa City Police Chief Sam Hargadine....

Gateway planning moves ahead

PAUL OSGERBY

July 15, 2014

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The controversial North Dubuque Street’s Gateway Project has entered heightened talks focused on realigning the street and sidewalks. During Tuesday’s work session meeting, officials from HNTB, an architecture, civil-engineering...

Aaron White gaining attention, wisdom from summer camps

KYLE MANN

July 15, 2014

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Aaron White is preparing this summer to take charge of a men’s basketball program on the rise, and as a player who has had success in the past, people around the country are taking notice of the potential breakout star....

McDonough keeping Hawkeye tradition alive, on and off the mat

KYLE MANN

July 15, 2014

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Iowa has a long-standing tradition of success in wrestling, both in the NCAA and after wrestlers have graduated. But only a stroke of success isn’t enough — Matt McDonough wants all the success. He competed in the U...

Prime Time, Game Time predictions

DANNY PAYNE AND NICK STEFFEN

July 15, 2014

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Who has been the best frontcourt player this season? Payne: Adam Woodbury, no question. The 7-1 center has done his best to silence the haters this season, putting up 24 points per game, good for second in the league behind N...

Jok suspended indefinitely

DI STAFF

July 15, 2014

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Iowa basketball player Peter Jok has been suspended indefinitely from all Iowa-basketball-related activities, according to a statement from head coach Fran McCaffery. After pleading guilty to an OWI charge in April, Jok was arrested...

Yankovich qualifies for U.S. Amateur Championships

DI STAFF

July 15, 2014

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Iowa golfer Nate Yankovich qualified for the U.S. Amateur Championships Monday, carding a two-round score of 138 (14-under) at Rattlesnake Ridge Golf Course in Sunbury, Ohio. Yankovich’s score was the lowest of all golfers...

Green named to women’s gymnastics staff

DI STAFF

July 15, 2014

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Former Missouri assistant coach and former NCAA All-American Jennifer Green has been named an assistant coach at Iowa, Hawkeye women’s gymnastics head coach Larissa Libby has announced. During her time at Missouri, Green...