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Community "Takes Back the Night"

EFE AYANRUOH

April 30, 2015

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With chants and colorful placards, roughly 200 women and men took to the streets of downtown Iowa City on Thursday evening to denounce sexual violence. Some of the signs read “Respect all of me,” “Silenc...

‘Phil’ sustains the UI

NICK MOFFITT

April 30, 2015

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When Jerre Stead wakes up, the first thing he asks himself is how he can make a difference. Stead, the featured speaker at the University of Iowa Foundation’s Phil’s Day ceremony, told a crowd on Thursday of why waking ...

Table to Table to be leased land for $1

BEN MARKS

April 30, 2015

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Local in-need residents might receive some fresh fruits and vegetables soon, courtesy of the Johnson County Poor Farm. On Thursday, the county Board of Supervisors approved a proposed plan to lease two acres of the farm to Table...

Iowa City Farmer’s Market ready kicks off

BILL COONEY

April 30, 2015

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More than 130 vendors will set up shop early Saturday morning across the street from City Hall for the 44th year of the Iowa City Farmers’ Market. The mission of the Farmers’ Market is to provide a venue for local...

Mural debuts in Venice

CORY PORTER

April 30, 2015

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Most people with even a limited knowledge of fine arts have at least heard of Jackson Pollock — if not his name, then by the technique that made his work so famous, drip painting. Sean O’Harrow, the director of the University...

Metro briefs

DI STAFF

April 30, 2015

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Iowa City earns high financial rating Iowa City has maintained its AAA bond rating by Moody’s Investor Service for the 39th-straight year. The rating is used to evaluate the risk of loans, bonds and other transactions fro...

Correction

DI STAFF

April 30, 2015

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In the photo cutline accompanying the April 29 article “Hawkeye relay squads have to ramp up,” The Daily Iowan incorrectly identified Brennan Davey as Brendan Thompson. The DI regrets the error.

Scherff goes No. 5 to ‘Skins

DANNY PAYNE

April 30, 2015

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Brandon Scherff is headed to the nation’s capital. The now-former Hawkeye offensive tackle was taken by Washington at No. 5 in the NFL draft on Thursday night, making him the highest-picked Iowa player since Robert Gallery...

‘Motor man’ hustles into draft

CODY GOODWIN

April 30, 2015

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The buzzword that’s often associated with Louis Trinca-Pasat is “high-motor.” It might be best exemplified when he sacked Northwestern’s Kain Colter to preserve a 17-10 overtime victory in October 2013. You...

Baseball heads to Wolverine country

IAN MURPHY

April 30, 2015

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Iowa baseball is on a five-game winning streak heading into a three-game series with the Wolverines in Ann Arbor, Michigan, this weekend. With a school record 45 wins in the realm of possibility for the Hawkeyes, the Michigan Dai...

Tracksters hope for home, sweet home

MARIO WILLIAMS

April 30, 2015

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The Iowa track and field team is scheduled to compete at the Musco Twilight at the Cretzmeyer Track. Field events begin at 2 p.m. Saturday with track events following at 4:15 p.m. The team last competed at the Drake Relays. The...

Hawks to close regular season against Wildcats

CHARLIE GREEN

April 30, 2015

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Coming off a sweep at the hands of Minnesota last weekend, Iowa softball will conclude the regular season against Northwestern beginning today at Pearl Field. Including the Missouri game on April 22, Iowa has been outscored 35-2...