The Daily Iowan

Main library prepares for exhibit hall

CARLY MATTHEW

February 1, 2015

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Construction of an updated exhibit hall is ongoing at the Main Library, which could open as early as September. “We knew we wanted to renovate the space so that we could bring library exhibits up to a new level,&rdqu...

Snow Emergency announced for Iowa City

NOELLE ALKHAWAJA

February 1, 2015

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The city of Iowa City declared a snow emergency effective at 8 a.m.today because of hazardous weather conditions. The Iowa City police said on Sunday, more cars on the streets resulted in collisions. “Well, fortunately...

Carberry reflects on his first month in office

BEN MARKS

February 1, 2015

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Busy with meetings, budget planning, and moving in, recently elected Johnson County Supervisor Mike Carberry said his first month as supervisor has been hectic. “I’ve barely gotten moved into the office,” he...

Bittman lecture canceled

CHRIS HIGGINS

February 1, 2015

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A lecture scheduled for today with a famous food columnist and cookbook author was canceled Sunday evening. Mark Bittman, who has written for the New York Times for 30 years, will not appear at the Englert Theater, 221 E. Washington...

Whitey’s Ice Cream adapting to store’s closure

BILL COONEY

February 1, 2015

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A few weeks after the closing of the Whitey’s Ice Cream downtown location, fans and the business itself are still getting used to the absence of the Washington Street landmark. “We knew that it might be possibl...

Public Works head looks ahead

BRENDAN MAGEE

February 1, 2015

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After graduating from the University of Iowa with a degree in civil engineering, Ron Knoche began his career as an assistant engineer for Cedar County. He is now at the helm of Iowa City’s Public Works Department after...

UI police investigate dorm burglaries

DI STAFF

February 1, 2015

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The University of Iowa police have released reorts of numerous burglaries in Quadrangle and Hillcrest Residence Halls on Sunday. The suspects appeared to have entered unlocked rooms on the night of Jan. 31 and Sunday morning...

Man faces drug charge

DI STAFF

February 1, 2015

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Authorities have accused a Coralville man of possessing drugs. Eric McKillip, 45, was charged with possession of a controlled substance on Jan. 29. According to online court documents, McKillip was a passenger in a vehicle...

Woman charged with criminal mischief

DI STAFF

February 1, 2015

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Authorities have accused an Iowa City woman of damaging a vehicle. Kharen Bacho, 38, was charged with second-degree criminal mischief on April 30, 2014. According to online court documents, officers responded to the report...

Moore, Evans, Brooks set tone for win over Minnesota

CODY GOODWIN

February 1, 2015

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MINNEAPOLIS — Nick Moore couldn’t really explain the impact of his second-period pin over Brandon Kingsley. He stated the obvious, that Iowa received 6 team points rather than 3, but he left the rest of the explanation...

Hawks fall in Maryland

RYAN RODRIGUEZ

February 1, 2015

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Coming off of an impressive 102-99 win at Northwestern last week, the No. 17 Iowa women’s basketball team dropped its first game in a month, losing to conference powerhouse Maryland. In a matchup of opposing styles, a typ...

Moving forward, Iowa sets eyes on defense

JACOB SHEYKO

February 1, 2015

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Among the myriad issues facing the Iowa men’s basketball team, one stood out to head coach Fran McCaffery following the Hawkeyes’ 74-63 loss to No. 5 Wisconsin on Jan. 31: defensive consistency. Since the start of...