The Daily Iowan

Police searching for missing student’s boyfriend

NICHOLAS MOFFITT

September 28, 2014

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Police say a person of interest in the case of a missing Iowa State University student may be in China, potentially complicating the investigation. Tong Shao, an ISU from the coastal city of Dalian, China, was last seen Sept....

Local experts stress importance of music therapy in nursing homes

KAITLIN DEWULF

September 28, 2014

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Local experts on music therapy and aging gathered to discuss the importance of music in the lives of the elderly — and the unsatisfied role of the community in helping nursing-home residents to engage in that relationship. The...

Dance Marathon 5K and picnic connect the community

GRACE PATERAS

September 28, 2014

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Around 400 students, community members, and families of affected children participated in the first ever For the Kid’s Day on Sunday. Dance Marathon hosted a 5K marathon, followed by a picnic, in City Park. “[The ...

Man charged with illegal spray painting

DI STAFF

September 28, 2014

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Authorities have accused an Illinois man of spray-painting various trash receptacles and cars. Brian Maigler, 18, was charged with second-degree criminal mischief on Sept. 27. According to online court documents, Maigler was...

Proposed upgrades to Johnson County Jail could require evacuation of inmates

BENJAMIN MARKS

September 28, 2014

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The Johnson County Jail has the possibility of soon moving out of the past and into the modern era, and these changes could mean some adjustments when it comes to housing inmates. The Johnson County Board of Supervisors is considering...

Man charged with stealing items

DI STAFF

September 28, 2014

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Authorities have accused an Iowa City man of breaking into a woman’s home and stealing the contents of her purse. Jovan Trice, 18, was charged with second-degree burglary on May 3. According to online court documents, Trice...

Man charged with stealing a truck

DI STAFF

September 28, 2014

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Authorities have accused an Iowa City man of stealing a truck. Justin Johnston, 29, was charged with first-degree theft on Sept. 8. According to online court documents, Johnston was shown on video taking a truck belonging to...

Authorities in search of a man involved in robbery

DI STAFF

September 28, 2014

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Iowa City police officials are searching for a man involved in a robbery from a local Gasby’s. According to a press release, authorities responded to a panic alarm at Gasby’s, 1310 S. Gilbert St. The employee said the subject...

Winning with defense

JACOB SHEYKO

September 28, 2014

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WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — They call themselves the firefighters. Iowa defensive coordinator Phil Parker and his defense earned that nickname last year, when the unit was largely the reason the Hawkeyes finished 8-4 and earned a...

Notebook: Weisman, Martin-Manley climb all-time lists

CODY GOODWIN

September 28, 2014

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WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — One is a wide receiver who is slowly climbing toward a goal he set four years ago. The other is a fullback-turned-workhorse who was the beneficiary of a depleted backfield. Both, however, are leaving...

Trap game no trap for field hockey

RYAN RODRIGUEZ

September 28, 2014

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After a dominant win over Indiana on Sept. 26, any feelings of a possible trap game for the Iowa field-hockey team disappeared in the first 10 minutes of the first period Sunday against Missouri State. A pair of goals from sophomore...

Slow second half stymies Hawks

JORDAN HANSEN

September 28, 2014

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After a first half that saw Iowa play some very solid soccer, Rutgers came out strong in the second halfand ended any chance the Hawkeyes had of pulling a minor upset, winning 1-0. The Scarlet Knights created quite a few scoring...