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Treytun Garcia: the first Kid Captain

STACEY MURRAY

August 28, 2014

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Treytun Garcia, 12, is described by those who know him as calm and smart, often displaying characteristics not common in someone who has yet to hit his teenage years. And while Treytun has the hobbies and interests of other 12-year-olds...

Tambor kicks off UI lecture series

ALYSSA GUZMAN

August 28, 2014

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“Arrested Development” star Jeffery Tambor’s acting career began with $48. That’s how much tuition was when he attended San Francisco State University. “I am an actor because of that $48,&rdquo...

Food trucks not happy with current results

NICK MOFFITT

August 28, 2014

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After a little over a month of availability, a few food trucks taking part in the Iowa City Mobile Vending Pilot program are excited to have students back in town. “We need to get the college students around,” said...

Two Iowa City business plans finalists in business competition

DI STAFF

August 28, 2014

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Three Iowa businesses seek out the first-place title in a competition over the three top business plans in Iowa. Green Start LLC, Iowa Adaptive Technologies, and Pear Deck all have been named finalists in the Pappajohn Iowa Business...

Supervisors readjust utilization of local farm

CHRISTIAN HAHN

August 28, 2014

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In light of a recent lease termination, the Johnson County Board of Supervisors hopes to continue working with the same farmer and manager of a county farm property. However, the supervisors will also look to do different things...

Man faces numerous charges

DI STAFF

August 28, 2014

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Authorities have accused a local man of bringing a gun to work. Luis Ramirez-Hernandez, 29, was charged Aug. 27 with driving while barred, assault use/display of a weapon, and control of firearm, carrying weapons, second-degree...

Downtown program sees small involvement

CORY PORTER

August 28, 2014

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Iowa City police Officer David Schwindt has been busy this last year downtown after implementing a program that allows people to serve community-service time as a way to pay for tickets for minor crimes. “There was really...

Possible National Guard cuts have some worried

MITCH MCANDREW

August 28, 2014

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The Iowa National Guard is once again facing prospective budget cutbacks, staged to occur at the end of the federal fiscal year at the end of next month, and this time, military students could be affected. The main objective...

Comparison: UI, Big Ten schools and how they deal with sexual-assault prevention

DANIELLE SCHAEFER

August 28, 2014

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The prevalence of sexual assault on college campuses has been a recent concern for many and has been put on the White House’s agenda as of January 2014 with its “1 is 2 Many” campaign. Now, college administrators...

New Dean Kenneth Brown hopes to recruit more students

LAU LAU MAYSON

August 28, 2014

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Kenneth Brown stands tall in his new job. Brown, who was previously a professor in the University of Iowa Tippie College of Business, now serves as the college’s undergraduate dean of students. In his new position, he...

See Something, Say Something campaign to be launched on campus

RACHEL GREEN

August 28, 2014

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With the adoption of a new campaign, officials say, they hope to continue efforts to create a safer campus. The University of Iowa has recently implemented the See Something, Say Something campaign on campus. The program is...

Athletics committee discussed plans for the upcoming year

DI STAFF

August 28, 2014

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The University of Iowa held their first Presidential Committee on Athletics (PCA) meeting on Wednesday evening, during which President Sally Mason, Athletics Director Gary Barta, as well as several other advisors met to review...