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Des Moines’ claims to Iowa Speedway are underhanded

Published: Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013 10:43 a.m. CDT

To the editor:

Recently we have had great news about the Iowa Speedway. The new possibilities to enrich our community with visitors, jobs etc is very exciting. However in the past few weeks, I have seen several TV ads on the major networks, showing our Speedway advertized as a tourism attraction for the city  of Des Moines.  

This upsets me, as this is our (Newton and Jasper county) attraction. Our community has been behind this speedway for a long time. It seems very unfair to have Des Moines feature this with no mention of it being in Newton on the ad.

After all, Des Moines residents have many attractions in their own city and county. This seems underhanded to me.

Ann White

Newton

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