The Daily Iowan

Harkin says farewell

CASSIDY RILEY

September 14, 2014

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INDIANOLA, Iowa — In an open field strewn with folding chairs and hay barrels, Sen. Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, said goodbye to his fellow Democrats at the 37th and final Harkin Steak Fry in the warm company of an estimated ...

Hillary Rodham Clinton returns to Iowa presidential testing grounds

QUENTIN MISIAG

September 14, 2014

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INDIANOLA, Iowa — In some ways, it’s the end of a Democratic Party era. Still, in other ways, it could prove to be just the beginning. Former Secretary of State and Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton dangled the beginning pieces...

Majority of flood construction market remains local

BEN MARKS

September 14, 2014

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The construction boom related to the 2008 flooding has opened up the doors for more distant, possible out-of-state contractors to be more competitive with local workers, but Iowa companies still remain in the majority. Su...

Pro-BMX Rider visits Iowa City

MICHAEL KADRIE

September 14, 2014

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Sitting on his bike’s handlebars as the frame stood in a perfect vertical, professional BMX rider Terry Adams attracted small crowds of spectators through Iowa City over the weekend. Adams spent Sept. 12 and 13 traveling...

Mold found in the English-Philosophy Building

NICHOLAS MOFFITT

September 14, 2014

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A section of the University of Iowa English-Philosophy Building could be closed for up to five weeks starting this week, one UI official said. Dan Heater, the director of building and landscape services for UI Facilities Management,...

Downtown gift cards turn 1-year-old

BRADY TRYTTEN

September 14, 2014

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After a year of starting the Iowa City Downtown District gift-card program, downtown officials said they have seen an increase in participation. Betsy Potter, the Downtown District operations director, said the gift-card program...

Locals gather to raise suicide awareness

CHRIS HIGGINS

September 14, 2014

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Several hundred people gathered at Terry Trueblood Recreation Area on Sunday for the fifth-consecutive Out of the Darkness 5K. The Johnson County Crisis Center led the fifth-annual walk to raise suicide awareness as well as money...

Iowa lacking in the big play department

JACOB SHEYKO

September 14, 2014

Filed under Sports

The Iowa football team has issues, and after the season’s first three games, those issues have come to the forefront. The linebackers struggle to cover running backs out of the backfield, the kicking game is inconsisten...

Goodwin: Iowa State is still the little brother

CODY GOODWIN

September 14, 2014

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Iowa State’s game-winning drive on Sept. 13 began on its own 25-yard line. There was a little more than four minutes left in regulation, and there was this feeling that something — maybe good, maybe bad — was about to...

Iowa hangs on to beat Northwestern

JORDAN HANSEN

September 14, 2014

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Early in the 30th minute, Iowa was awarded its second corner kick of the game, and sophomore Corey Burns ran to the left side of the field to put the ball in play. It was a golden opportunity for the Hawks to score if Burns ...

Iowa field hockey finishes West Coast trip 2-1

RYAN RODRIGUEZ

September 14, 2014

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The Iowa field-hockey team rounded out the final leg of its California road trip in Stockton with a 5-1 win over the Pacific Tigers. The win moves the Hawks, who took two of three on the West Coast, to 4-2 on the season. The...

Hawkeyes work in practice pays off in undefeated weekend

KYLE MANN

September 14, 2014

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Leading into the South Dakota State University Challenge, Hawkeye volleyball coach Bond Shymansky said his team had played well early in the season but the Hawks hadn’t quite hit their stride yet. After emerging as tournament...