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A victim remembered

BEN MARKS

June 14, 2015

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Around 200 people gathered outside the Iowa Children’s Museum on Sunday to remember and honor 20-year-old museum employee Andrea Farrington, the victim of a June 12 shooting at the Coral Ridge Mall. “She always had...

Possible e-cig ban

BILL COONEY

June 14, 2015

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Electronic-cigarette users may soon find themselves vaping under the same rules as cigarette smokers in Iowa City. At its meeting Tuesday, the Iowa City City Council will hold the first of three votes on whether to prohibit...

The UI in space

YUN LIN

June 14, 2015

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In as little as five years, a small part of the University of Iowa will be launched into space to explore new worlds. Scientists at the Physics and Astronomy Department are participating in a NASA mission to Europa, one of Jupiter’s...

A doctor’s office in your living room

ANDREW POTOCKI

June 14, 2015

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With a recently launched program, Iowans across the state can meet with doctors face-to-face without ever leaving the comfort of their own home. University of Iowa Health Care has recently begun offering virtual clinic UIecare....

Clinton struggling with younger voters

REBECCA MORIN

June 14, 2015

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DES MOINES — Approximately 600 people filled Elwell Family Food Center at the Iowa State Fairgrounds to hear Hillary Rodham Clinton speak — some standing, some sitting at tables, and for a while as they were eating either t...

Seven Hawkeyes earn all-American honors

CHARLIE GREEN

June 14, 2015

Filed under Sports

Iowa track and field capped its season off strong at the NCAA Championships this past weekend in Eugene, Oregon, with seven members earning All-American honors. The group was led by Aaron Mallett, the lone Hawkeye to be recognized...

Hawks in the NFL: The rookies

CHARLIE GREEN

June 14, 2015

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Brandon Scherff Scherff ended his career as easily the most highly touted Hawkeye prospect in recent memory. Washington selected him at No. 5, making it the highest draft pick from Iowa since Oakland took Robert Gallery at No. 2...

If the Blackhawks win the Stanley Cup, is it fair to call them a dynasty?

DI STAFF

June 14, 2015

Filed under Sports

Yes With the Blackhawks’ inevitable claiming of the Stanley Cup sometime this week, it’s time to revisit a topic that was last suggested in 2013. Justifiably, the notion was dismissed as premature, but the Blackhaw...

Editorial: Stubborn Iowa loses straw poll

DI EDITORIAL BOARD

June 14, 2015

Filed under Opinions

Iowa is a proud state when it comes to the political sphere. Our first-in-the-nation status for presidential hopefuls has been a hallmark of campaigns but probably more so to the identity of the state. This is particularly true...

Cervantes: Narrow cycle of ignorance

CHRISTOPHER CERVANTES

June 14, 2015

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When school let out for the summer, I expected to enjoy myself in the warming sunlight of my home state of California. It was supposed to be a summer of relaxation and hometown comforts, where the usual controversial topics of...

Higgins: Dream-walking in China’s capital

CHRIS HIGGINS

June 14, 2015

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BEIJING — It’s easy being a foreigner in Beijing, if you want to be. It’s easy to grab a taxi, armed with a crisp 100-yuan bill (about $16.11, at Google’s last count), and shuttle off to glitzy Sanlitun —...

Lane: Degree-less innovators endorse higher education

JOE LANE

June 14, 2015

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Growing up in this generation, we often hear our parents and grandparents express the adage, “We knew that you go to college, you get a job.” Of course, in a period marked by the recession of 2008, many have grown...