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An article intended to give new space for the Iowa Patch poll has so many comments it has become unwieldy. If the debate continues on to a point where this is necessary, I can start another thread for it as well.
A bill is making its way through Iowa House Committees that would give cities more authority over strip clubs.
A bill introduced in the Iowa House would make the names of those who get gun permits confidential. Currently, they are a matter of public record.
In a letter to the editor, the Grant Wood PTO states it will donate $1,000 to the district's fundraising campaign to buy SMARTboards, despite Wood already having them.
Spiker's anti-gay marriage comments were made during an interview for this week's Iowa Press, airing at noon on Sunday
Government, Opinion, Going Green
One West Des Moines resident called his neighbor's front-yard corn plot an "eyesore," but eventually withdrew his complaint. Should Iowans care where their neighbors choose to grow their own produce?
Who will run for the seat to be vacated by long-time Iowa Senator Tom Harkin?
Super Bowl ads cost as much as $3.8 million this year. Which were the best Super Bowl commercials of 2013? Which were your favorites? And hear what students at the University of Iowa Tippie Business College had to say.
Community member Phil Hemingway writes a letter to the editor on why he will not support the Revenue Purpose Statement vote this time around.
Government, Opinion, Police & Fire
A city in Iowa felt the heat when officials wanted their police officers to pay for their own assault rifles.
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