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IC fêtes new Harper Lee novel

YUN LIN

July 13, 2015

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Some fans of famed author Harper Lee celebrated the release of her second book, Go Set a Watchman, in Iowa City on Monday night. At 10 p.m., FilmScene, 118 E. College St., held a screening of the 1962 movie To Kill A Mockingbir...

In D.C., Hayek discusses aging

BEN MARKS

July 13, 2015

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Iowa City is best known as a college town, an educational and social haven for thousands of young people. For many others, it’s a haven for an aging population as well. On Monday, Iowa City Mayor Matt Hayek traveled to...

UIHC creates Spanish website

ANDREW POTOCKI

July 13, 2015

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Seeing a doctor from the comfort of your own home no longer has as many language barriers now; the University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics has launched the first-ever Spanish speaking virtual clinic, UIeSalud. “We want...

Program features Gable, Brands

RAPHAEL GELFAND

July 13, 2015

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Wrestling legends Dan Gable and Tom Brands teamed up Monday night to discuss the challenges, hardships, and successes it takes to become a world champion. The talk was part of the Iowa City Public Libraries Summer Reading Program....

Walker announces presidential bid

DI STAFF

July 13, 2015

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Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker formally entered the race for the GOP presidential nomination Monday. He is the 15th Republican hopeful to formally declare his intentions. Walker, the governor of Wisconsin, received considerable...

Conroy enters City Council race

DI STAFF

July 13, 2015

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Tim Conroy, a real-estate agent for Blank & McCune, announced his candidacy for an Iowa City City Council at-large seat on Monday. Conroy, 28, came to Iowa City when his father became the director of the Iowa Writers’...

Garden project gets grant

ALISON CASSITY

July 13, 2015

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Two empty acres of land in Johnson County will soon be home to a lush garden that will feed the homeless and in-need populations. On June 10, local food insecurity program Grow: Johnson County, officially received a $23,500 grant...

Schaake emulates Spieth after Classic

CHARLIE GREEN

July 13, 2015

Filed under Sports

Soon-to-be Hawkeye junior Carson Schaake has accomplished a lot in his two years as an Iowa golfer. Now, he can add competing in a professional event to that list. “Overall, I’m not 100 percent happy with how I played...

Hawks in the NFL: front and center

CHARLIE GREEN

July 13, 2015

Filed under Sports

If Iowa football does one thing well, it’s preparing college offensive lineman for the NFL trenches. Two of three Hawkeyes selected in this year’s draft are lineman. And in the Kirk Ferentz era, several blockers have...

Who is the team to beat at the All-Star break?

DI STAFF

July 13, 2015

Filed under Sports

Pittsburgh Pirates Here come the Pirates. Baseball’s top two teams hail from the same division — the NL Central. And if recent matchups are any indication, Pittsburgh is coming for the St. Louis Cardinals. In a final four-gam...

Editorial: The Pope’s deconstruction of capitalism

DI EDITORIAL BOARD

July 13, 2015

Filed under Opinions

Pope Francis concluded his eight-day tour of South America on Sunday, where the spiritual leader took the time to meet with those from every social station to address larger issues in the faith and the world at large. Among many...

Lane: Snapchat’s Tel Aviv controversy

JOE LANE

July 13, 2015

Filed under Opinions

Between my junior and senior years of high school, I visited Israel on a youth group trip. I remember my concern before I left about the safety of Israel — after all, it’s in the news nearly every month for various terrorist...