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  • Ready for the hunt

    The girls have been to several family Easter egg hunts but this year was their first community event. After a mishap last year that caused us to miss ...
    March 31, 2015 - 11:21 am
  • Preventing the dangerous crime of stalking

    The Iowa Senate recently approved two bills to prevent stalking, which can leave victims feeling terrorized, frightened, intimidated, threatened or wo ...
    March 31, 2015 - 11:21 am
  • Can we build a better Ted Cruz?

    After reading about genetic modification of food, I got scared. That’s a big thing coming from a guy who had a can of spaghetti for supper and six mal ...
    March 31, 2015 - 11:20 am
  • YPJC hits home run with Re-Prom

    Truth be told I’ve been sitting at the computer for an hour, slightly revising the introduction of my column over and over again — the struggle is rea ...
    March 30, 2015 - 11:40 am
  • School funding crisis will continue

    The school funding crisis will continue on for at least another week after a bi-partisan committee met on Tuesday but the House majority again refused ...
    March 30, 2015 - 11:39 am
  • Gentrify!

    No matter what you do, modern liberals will tell you you’re wrong.For decades, liberals complained t ...
    March 30, 2015 - 11:38 am
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    Did the Newton City Council make the right decision in allocating $1 million toward acquisitions and demolitions of commercial buildings on First Avenue and the interchange corridors?