The Daily Iowan

Narcisse jumps into governor’s race

QUENTIN MISIAG

July 29, 2014

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The newest challenger into Iowa’s highly contested gubernatorial race says his campaign will need to raise upwards of $500,000 in order to compete with two other political front-runners with 97 days until the November ele...

Bridge construction falls behind

REBECCA MORIN

July 29, 2014

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After having a late start in 2013, the Mehaffey Bridge project has hit another snag. Flooding in June and July has put the nearly $9 million project four weeks behind schedule, said Assistant County Engineer Ed Bartels. &ldquo...

North side staple celebrates 15 years

REBECCA MORIN

July 29, 2014

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Whether they are stopping by for drinks after work or taking a seat for Sunday brunch, Motley Cow owner and chef David Wieseneck said he loves to see his “regulars.” “As we’re cooking, we have at any g...

Supervisors want new affordable housing survey

PAUL OSGERBY

July 29, 2014

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Johnson County officials are asking for an update on the Affordable Housing Market Analysis from 2007, and some want to see specific data for smaller county communities. “Compared with other communities in the larger area,...

Board releases redistricting discussion forums

TING XUAN TAN

July 29, 2014

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Area residents will have the opportunity to air their opinions in the coming months to help redesign attendance areas for the Iowa City School District. The School District completed the locations and times of the attendance-area...

Regents to discuss new programs and space

DI STAFF

July 29, 2014

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UI to create new business program The University of Iowa will create a new program in the Tippie College of Business starting in August. The state Board of Regents’ information packet said the proposed program would of...

Scherff enjoys his ‘cheat week’

CODY GOODWIN

July 29, 2014

Filed under Sports

CHICAGO — Mark Weisman enjoyed showing both Carl Davis and Brandon Scherff around the Windy City the last couple of days. A native of Buffalo Grove, Illinois, Weisman knows Chicago well, which means he knows where to take his t...

B1G Media Days Notebook: Coaches, mostly, back playoffs

JACOB SHEYKO

July 29, 2014

Filed under Sports

CHICAGO — The landscape of college football has changed a lot in recent years. But perhaps the most anticipated change is the implementation of a playoff among the nation’s four best teams, which will be in effect for ...

Two teams battle for Game Time crown

WILL MCDAVID

July 29, 2014

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After six weeks of hard work and grueling competition, the road to the Game Time League championship ends tonight. For coach Randy Larson, winning a title means inheriting the unenviable job of defeating Brendan Unkrich’s...

Hawks in the NFL: Three former Hawkeyes look to make the leap in Green Bay

CHARLES GREEN

July 29, 2014

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Micah Hyde enters second season in coaches’ favor More than a year ago, the Green Bay Packers selected Micah Hyde in the fifth-round of the NFL draft — hoping for him to be a valuable special-teams player who could...

Hawkeye wrestling lands high-reward commitment from small-town Iowa

KYLE MANN

July 29, 2014

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The storied Iowa wrestling program recently got its first commitment of the 2015 recruiting class, as Ida Grove’s Cash Wilcke announced his intentions to attend the University a little over two weeks ago. Wilcke is a homegrown,...

Game Time in review

NICK STEFFEN

July 29, 2014

Filed under Sports

The Game Time League is a great experience for the Iowa women to hone their skills on the court, and to prepare for the upcoming season of Hawkeye basketball. Many of Iowa’s best have played games this summer and have shown...