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It's Trump, Clinton in Appanoose County - Daily Iowegian: Local News

dailyiowegian.com — Appanoose County Republican caucus-goers were not seeing eye-to-eye with the rest of the state of Iowa when it came time to select their next presidential nominee. In Appanoose County, the top five finishers were Donald Trump, who garnered 34.8 percent, followed by Ted Cruz with 32 percent, Ben Carson with 11 percent, Marco Rubio with 10.7 percent and Mike Huckabee with 5.2 percent.

North Park in line for a face lift - Daily Iowegian: Local News

dailyiowegian.com — Rotary is kicking in a $10,000 grant for the playground equipment, which, due to an additional $2,500 for concrete and mulch, brings the total cost in at $20,000, with the city covering the difference with LOST money. The council-approved the consent agenda, which included the voluntary annexation of the former National Guard Armory into city limits.

ACF Feb. 1 deadline passes - Daily Iowegian: Local News

dailyiowegian.com — Waits said ACF has "responded in an aspect that they are willing to sit down and begin working toward that." Waits said no date has been set for ACF and the county to start negotiations. Waits, speaking on behalf of the two other supervisors, said, "I think all of us would agree, we don't want to go to court.

CCC PREVIEW: New playground equipment for North Park - Daily Iowegian: Local News

dailyiowegian.com — Rounding out the agenda - besides the consent agenda, approval of bills and departmental reports - is the anticipated approval of the city's 2016 goal setting report. The final goal setting report - drawn up by facilitator Jeff Schott, with the University of Iowa Institute of Public Affairs - is based on what took place at City Hall Wednesday, Jan.

Presidential hopeful Cruz and crew campaign in Centerville - Daily Iowegian: Local News

County sets Feb. 1 deadline for ACF - Daily Iowegian: Local News

dailyiowegian.com — "Consequently, on behalf of the Appanoose County Board of Supervisors, I renew the demand contained in my original letter to you dated November 2, 2015," Wilson writes in his Jan. 13 letter.

Cruz and crew campaign in Centerville - Daily Iowegian: Local News

dailyiowegian.com — Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz brought his campaign and crew of Steve King, Iowa's 4th District representative, former Texas Gov. Rick Perry and former Iowa Secretary of State Matt Schultz to Centerville Tuesday afternoon for one hour during his seven county swing through southeast Iowa. Read about what was said in Thursday's Daily Iowegian.

Some council issues come in twos - Daily Iowegian: Local News

dailyiowegian.com — The council has agenda request forms from the Bike Night Committee and the YMCA Fundraising Committee asking for approval to host their respective events. Becky Maxwell, Tim Moore and Mary Wells are expected to represent the Bike Night Committee.

Dennis Selvy wins American Legion raffle - Daily Iowegian: Local News

dailyiowegian.com — Selvy said he purchased six tickets for $5. Ray Cassatt, American Legion Post No. 214 adjutant, said the raffle raised about $500 for college scholarships for local students and to cover post expenses. Larry Williams, Fareway employee, said the meat bundle Selvy won weighed-in at about 70 pounds.

White owes more than $197,000 - Daily Iowegian: Local News

dailyiowegian.com — Trevor David White still owes more than $197,000 in fines, costs and restitution for four felony cases adjudicated in the Appanoose County Courthouse. This does not include the amounts owed for his multiple aggravated and serious misdemeanor convictions in Appanoose County.
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Feb 09, 2016

Joe Jacoby, star of greatest local TV commercial in DC history, returned to ads during the Super Bowl. Interview! washingtonian.com/2016/02/08/was…

Feb 07, 2016

Joe Jacoby is in an ad (local, alas) on the Super Bowl! Gas fireplace is no TheatreVision, but it's nice to see the big guy all the same.

Feb 05, 2016

RT @brfreed: Just 25% of NFL fans say the Washington team should change name, but a plurality of non-white fans say it should. washingtonian.com/2016/02/05/pol…

Feb 05, 2016

RT @laurenepowell: (1/2) Many people describe teachers as if they volunteer in a soup kitchen. Here's a smart take on a false mindset bit.ly/1TwN3Kq

Feb 01, 2016

RT @rachaelbrown: I'm obsessed with this @amandaripley piece arguing that the cliched narrative about teachers as martyrs is outdated: washingtonian.com/2016/01/29/sto…

Feb 01, 2016

@amandaripley But if we can get you in the mag again, I will buy whatever mug you want for when you come in to talk ideas...

Feb 01, 2016

@amandaripley The paper kind that fits under our k-cup knockoff machine, alas. Not nearly as cool.

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