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A bunch of kids in our neighborhood tackled a pair of nagging societal problems on Saturday. And they didn’t even know it.
They didn’t hold a symposium or conference. Nobody broke into small groups or crafted a mission statemen [...]continue »
Jack Hatch’s campaign finance numbers released this week were eye-popping. And not in a good way, if you’d like to see him become governor.
Hatch, the Democratic gubernatorial nominee, raised $269,320 in the most recent reporti [...]continue »
If you’re still bummed about Cedar Rapids missing out on gambling, you can always meander into Illinois.
In the Land of Lincoln, you can’t swing a bag of disposable income these days without hitting a little gambling parlor. Fi [...]continue »
Our weather vane governor always knows which way the political wind is blowing.
So it was no great surprise last week when Gov. Terry Branstad swiftly slammed the state’s door on the idea of sheltering any of the undocumented immigra [...]continue »
Videos dogged Iowa’s U.S. Senate stars this week.
First, there was a video of U.S. Rep. Bruce Braley walking an In [...]continue »
It’s been 76 Independence Days since Iowa banned the sale and use of most types of fireworks. Thanks to that law, peace and domestic tranquility reign each July 4, he types sarcastically.
But will this be the last one?
I doubt [...]continue »
A couple of weeks ago, I wrote about continuing efforts to scrap a state rule requiring builders with required stormwater handling permits to put four inches of topsoil back on finished sites, if those sites had topsoil removed before construction [...]continue »