Tuesday Morning Read: New Iowa plate, wanted man caught viewing eclipse, One Park Place may face deadline

"City country reboot," one of three finalists for a new design for Iowa license plates (submitted photo)

TODAY’S WEATHER — Gradual clearing, breezy. High 78, low 51.

NEW IOWA PLATE — Capturing nearly 39 percent of the votes cast in a three-way contest for a new Iowa license plate, a design called “City and Country Reboot” is the winner, the state Department of Transportation announced Monday. Read more: http://thegaz.co/2g03ELS

WANTED MAN CAUGHT VIEWING ECLIPSE — On Monday United States Marshals arrested a Waterloo man in Cedar Rapids who was wanted on sex offense charges as he seemed to be trying to get a better view of the solar eclipse. Read more: http://thegaz.co/2fZGUMe

ONE PARK PLACE MAY FACE DEADLINE — The clock may soon be ticking on a flashy high-rise proposal as city officials wait for developers to firm up financing. City staff are calling for a Nov. 27 deadline to see proof of financing for the proposed $103 million, 28-story One Park Place that would go at the corner of Third Avenue and First Street SE. Read more: http://thegaz.co/2fZcFFe

NO SACK ATTACK FOR HAWKEYES — After every practice, an Iowa offensive lineman is handed a printout with the list of how everyone did in the one-on-one pass rush drills. Right there, on the printed page, is your day broken down into “wins” and “losses.” Here we go again with sacks. Read more: http://thegaz.co/2g0VW4a

QUOTABLE“All my classes got canceled today. My physics teacher studies it, so he’s like ‘Classes aren’t gonna happen.’ ” University of Iowa junior Ashley Espinosa, on watching Monday’s solar eclipse

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