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Top Chef selects best local dishes, drinks

JUSTUS FLAIR

March 30, 2015

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Local Iowa City restaurants and bars competed on Monday for one of the most prestigious titles in town: Top Chef. The foodies of Iowa City flooded hotelVetro to eat, drink, hear some jazz, and see El Banditos Chef Christopher ...

Dean of Students to leave

NICHOLAS MOFFITT AND CHRIS HIGGINS

March 30, 2015

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University of Iowa Dean of Students David Grady will leave the university to become the vice president for Student Affairs at the University of Alabama effective June 15. Grady, also a UI associate vice president, has worked...

IC Start-ups flourish

BEN MARKS

March 30, 2015

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One local start-up has pressed into new territory. In November 2013, then-University of Iowa seniors Jake Gratzon and Matthew Mesaros came up with an idea for a food company that used the state’s second-largest cash crop...

Iowa City and other school districts across the state predicted to grow

GRACE PATERAS

March 30, 2015

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The fifth-largest school district in Iowa isn’t the only one expected to grow over the next 10 years. The Iowa City School District’s growth is a combination of progression, birth rates, and survival rates in Johnson...

North Liberty man charged with possession and distribution of marijuana

DI STAFF

March 30, 2015

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Authorities have accused a North Liberty man of possessing marijuana and failing to affix a drug stamp. Victor Harrill, 29, was charged with controlled-substance violation on March 3. According to online court documents, members...

The Box Score: Iowa off to hot start

RYAN RODRIGUEZ

March 30, 2015

Filed under Sports

The Iowa baseball team is rolling along nicely, fresh off of a three-game sweep of conference big shot Indiana at Banks Field. And with the season less than halfway over, the Hawkeyes are on pace for 37 wins, which would e...

Murphy: Betulius left his mark on Iowa program

IAN MURPHY

March 30, 2015

Filed under Sports

Someone in the media area at the NCAA Championships this past weekend joked that the Campus Recreation & Wellness Center Natatorium should be called “The House Paul Gordon Built.” Gordon was a member of the 200-...

Hawks prep for Grand View

RYAN RODRIGUEZ

March 30, 2015

Filed under Sports

Hoping to stay hot after a three-game sweep against Indiana this past weekend, the Iowa baseball team will play host to Grand View today at Banks Field. The Hawks have a 17-6 record including a perfect 3-0 in the Big Ten ...

Notebook: Wrapping up NCAAs

IAN MURPHY

March 30, 2015

Filed under Sports

Texas won its 11th men’s NCAA swimming title on March 28 in dominant fashion, but there were several other story lines from the meet. On hosting the meet Iowa head coach Marc Long said the NCAA Championships marked an excell...

Editorial: A political atmosphere of distrust

DI EDITORIAL BOARD

March 30, 2015

Filed under Opinions

What is the first thing that comes to mind when you think of a threat to the United States? Your answer would likely consist of fears from terrorist groups such as ISIS, or perhaps you would mention leaders from countries who...

Korobov: Neither party is "fiscally responsible"

MICHAEL KOROBOV

March 30, 2015

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Those eagerly awaiting the presidential debates in the fall were provided with a preview last week. The Senate floor was transformed into a political boxing ring with several notable candidates trying to score points. Marco...

Dugan: Our judgment of a mass killer depends on race

JACK DUGAN

March 30, 2015

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On March 24, Germanwings flight 9525 flying from Barcelona, Spain, to Düsseldorf, Germany, crashed into an area near Seyne-les-Alpes, France. Its 144 passengers and six crewmembers onboard are all presumed dead. Transponder...