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Coralville preps for cyclists

CARLY MATTHEW

January 25, 2015

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RAGBRAI officials have announced Coralville as an overnight town for the bicycle deluge in July, and local businesses and officials are preparing for the challenge. “It’s a great opportunity to showcase our city to people from ...

Iowa sisters keep Dance Marathon in the family

REBECCA MORIN

January 25, 2015

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When Vanessa Mayer joined Dance Marathon in 2003, she didn’t expect it to become a family tradition that would last more than 10 years. Since then, both her younger sisters, Cassondra and Emma Boehmer, have followed i...

Local marijuana reform interest group holds first meeting

CORY PORTER

January 25, 2015

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Representatives from Iowa chapter of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws held their first-ever Iowa City meeting today at the Iowa City Public Library on Sunday to introduce themselves, talk about their...

Bar owners and police reply to the changed policy

ALYSSA GUZMAN

January 25, 2015

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After local police officials spent six months changing bar-check policies, downtown bar owners have mixed feelings about the adjustment. Rather than having both the Iowa City police and the University of Iowa police check bars...

Moore returns in Iowa’s win over Northwestern

CODY GOODWIN

January 25, 2015

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Tom Brands had three matches cir- cled for when 10th-ranked Northwestern came to Iowa City last week. The two most-obvious ones, of course, were at 149 and heavyweight, in which two ranked wrestlers were scheduled to take the mat. The...

Iowa attempts to slay dragon against Nebraska

RYAN RODRIGUEZ

January 25, 2015

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Senior point guard and team captain Sam Logic has accomplished just about everything she could hope for in a college basketball career. Numerous All-Conference, All-Region, and All-American awards, both sports and academic,...

Payne: Iowa needs a speedy recovery from White

DANNY PAYNE

January 25, 2015

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A week ago, things were going well for the Iowa men’s basketball team. After a few strong wins, the Hawkeyes were ranked for the first time since last season and were riding the momentum of a 4-1 Big Ten record heading into...

Men’s swimming tops Northwestern despite “rusty” performance

IAN MURPHY

January 25, 2015

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The Iowa men’s swimming team beat Northwestern on Jan. 24, but not in the way it would have liked. Associate head coach Frannie Malone said the team needed to sharpen up, and Grant Betulius echoed her, saying the team...

Track Hawks show up huge on their first road meet of the season in Ames

MARIO WILLIAMS

January 25, 2015

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AMES — Iowa assistant coach Jason Wakenight planned on seeing his athletes running powerfully and fast at the Big Four Duals on Jan. 24. He was not disappointed. “I was so proud of our whole group,” he said. “I f...

Men’s gymnastics dominates UIC in home opener

CHARLIE GREEN

January 25, 2015

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In its home-opener, Iowa men’s gymnastics dismantled an underwhelming Illinois-Chicago squad by a final score of 428.600- 398.600. “Early in the season, nerves, a little bit of confidence issues, and performance an...

Women’s swimming stumbles

SHELBY STITES

January 25, 2015

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The back-and-forth battles in past competitions between the Iowa swimming team and Northwestern’s were renewed on Jan. 24 in the Campus Recreation & Wellness Center. The Hawkeyes were down by 1 point entering the 400-freestyle...

Iowa men’s tennis team starts 2-0

BLAKE DOWSON

January 25, 2015

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The Iowa men’s tennis team got its spring season underway on Sunday, when it took on Western Michigan and Western Illinois. The Hawkeyes faced Western Michigan in the morning session of the double-header, defeating the...