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July 16, 2015

Governor to award UI for environmental initiative

ALISON CASSITY

July 15, 2015

Filed under News

In Muscatine and Johnson Counties, the landscape is changing. Several acres are brimming with Giant Miscanthus โ€” an enormous grass that can reach 13 feet in height โ€” and are contributing 8 to 12 percent of the University...

Summit drawing Republicans presidential candidates to Iowa

REBECCA MORIN

July 15, 2015

Filed under News

This could be the beginning of the end for some Republican presidential candidates. Ten Republican presidential candidates will gather in Iowa for the Family Leadership Summit on Saturday. Last year, the event, hosted by...

Democrat presidential candidates head to Iowa

REBECCA MORIN

July 15, 2015

Filed under News

All of the Democratic presidential-nomination candidates will all be found in one room for the first time in Iowa. Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley,...

Hillary for Iowa Iowa City office open

DI STAFF

July 15, 2015

Filed under News

Hillary for Iowa’s Iowa City office is officially open. The opening ceremony for the Hillary Clinton’s office, 357 E. College St., brought together local supports as well as county and state officials. Rep. Mary...

Artist to be selected for park mural

YUN LIN

July 15, 2015

Filed under News

Soon the green grass won’t be the only bright color at College Green Park. The Iowa City Public Art Advisory Committee will hold a meeting today to select an artist to create a mural on the steps of the park. The meeting...

Regents ponder tuition freeze future

BILL COONEY

July 15, 2015

Filed under News

The tuition freeze for in-state undergraduates at Iowa’s regent universities have enjoyed may face a thaw in the spring. The tuition freeze keeps students’ tuition from rising year to year if they attend one of the...

Disterhoft back in action

CHARLIE GREEN

July 15, 2015

Filed under Sports

A familiar face showed up to the Game Time League on Wednesday night, at exactly the time her team needed a boost. Donning a brace on her surgically repaired wrist, Ally Disterhoft took center stage. “She just provides...

Kastanek, Doolittle help teams advance

CHARLIE GREEN

July 15, 2015

Filed under Sports

After trailing nearly the entire game, Brian Joens’ Cullen Painting/Joensy’s rallied to defeat Brendan Unkrich’s McCurry’s/BlendCard, 83-79, to advance to the semifinals of the Game Time League playoffs. It...

Prime Time picture clearer

KYLE MANN

July 15, 2015

Filed under Sports

The end of the Prime Time League regular season will take place in Waterloo this evening, featuring exciting matchups with a lot on the line as the playoff picture becomes clearer. Similar to the head-to-head battle earlier in...

Point/Counterpoint: Jordan Spieth or the field in the British Open?

DI STAFF

July 15, 2015

Filed under Sports

Jordan Spieth Coming off of a recent first-place finish at the John Deere Classic, 21-year-old Jordan Spieth is driving for another victory.   This year,  Spieth has played in 18 tournaments and has won four...

Brown: Landmark Iranian nuke deal

MARCUS BROWN

July 15, 2015

Filed under Opinions

After an undeniably arduous 20-month deliberation process, a deal has finally been made with Iran in regard to the country’s nuclear-development programs and, hopefully, lack thereof in the future. Despite the tireless effort...