The Daily Iowan

Bongo updated to accommodate bus route cuts

KAITLIN DEWULF

September 3, 2014

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Following the bus chaos that marked the University of Iowa’s first week of classes, the Bongo app used by the Cambus system was successfully updated to reflect recent route changes and cuts. UI students can attest to t...

Brown Bottle celebrates 40 years of business

BRADY TRYTTEN

September 3, 2014

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The Brown Bottle’s lasagna has tasted the same for 40 years  — or at least that’s what Gina Landau says. “Last night, we had several customers come in and say ‘Oh, we used to eat here when it firs...

New program to provide aid for veterans

RACHEL GREEN

September 3, 2014

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The University of Iowa College of Education has begun to implement its I-SERVE program for this academic year. I-SERVE — Iowa Supports Education and Resources for Veterans and Enlisted — offers resources and support for...

John Hayek, local lawyer dies

NICK MOFFITT

September 3, 2014

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A passionate lawyer, loving husband, and classic father. Those were the words son Mayor Matt Hayek used to describe his father, John Hayek, who passed away at the age of 73 on Sunday. The visitation will be at Lensing Funeral...

Report shows job growth for small businesses

AARON WALKER

September 3, 2014

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A study by the University of Northern Iowa released last week shows more than 100,000 jobs were created by small businesses in the state.  The UNI study took data from 91 of Iowa’s 99 counties. Small-business owners answered...

Votemobile sees success

DANIEL VALENTIN

September 3, 2014

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After one week, Johnson County officials said the Votemobile has helped attract more voters. The Votemobile is a van that travels to high-school football games and provides people the chance to vote early, as well as encourage...

Northside Marketplace gets lights

BEN MARKS

September 3, 2014

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The North Side Marketplace will have a new glow about it come this fall. Nancy Bird, the executive director of the Iowa City Downtown District, said the organization is working in partnership with local property owners to implement...

Local group focuses on street harassment

MICHAEL KADRIE

September 3, 2014

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Iowa City residents are hopeful that a newly formed group will soon put an end to street harassment. Stop Street Harassment in Iowa City is a nonprofit resident’s group that aims to provide opportunities all across the...

Smith evolving into a playmaker

CODY GOODWIN

September 3, 2014

Filed under Sports

As junior receiver Tevaun Smith sprinted back toward the right sideline during his end-around reverse run against Northern Iowa on Aug. 30, Andrew Donnal could only think of one thing. “I was just trying to run out ah...

Matchup with Virginia a golden opportunity

RYAN RODRIGUEZ

September 3, 2014

Filed under Sports

Opportunities like this don’t come around very often. With the Iowa field-hockey team set to open its home schedule tonight, the Hawkeyes have a chance to make a statement in a huge way by knocking off preseason No. 1 Virginia....

Cabel’s long journey to in-state Hawkeyes

KYLE MANN

September 3, 2014

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Danielle Cabel was a two-time first-team All-State selection at Davenport Assumption, her brother attended Iowa, and she grew up a Hawkeye fan. How she came to be playing volleyball for the Hawkeyes, however, isn’t as simple...

Golfer finding a home in Iowa City

COURTNEY BAUMANN

September 3, 2014

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Just over 4,155 miles from Iowa City lies Oviedo, Spain, the hometown of freshman golfer Elisa Suarez. Suarez began her golf career at six years old. She said her influences were her father and his brothers, who all golfed,...