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Building blocks

What makes a place great? How can we make our communities better, more prosperous places? How can we build on our unique strengths and local identity? ...

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Meanwhile under the golden dome

Welcome back to another year of Legislative Goodness. I'm joined by intrepid reporter Graph Stacker and political analyst Ima Payfordthiss. Anything u ...

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University of Iowa should release Matt Strawn polling documents

Sadly, the University of Iowa again is circling its wagons in the face of a call for transparency.This time, the university is refusing to release doc ...

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Volunteers make caucuses successful

To the editor: Countless volunteer hours were spent locating caucus sites and calling registered voters to find volunteers to work at the Feb. 1 caucu ...

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Goats are tough, resourceful animals

To the editor: The goat on the loose in Coralville has animal welfare folks concerned. But the species is tougher and more resourceful than commonly t ...

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Abolish the Iowa caucuses now

To the editor: The Iowa caucuses are an unsalvageable mess. It is nonsensical for any state to be handling a presidential nomination this way in 2016, ...

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Make sure Iowans don’t lose services

To the editor: There is no question Julie Beckett has been a champion for health care reform (#x201c;Change will lead to better care,#x201d; Jan. 22). ...

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Reader enjoyed Miller Six Pack story

To the editor: What a pleasure to open The Gazette and find the great picture and write up of the Miller Six Pack (#x201c;Memorial season,#x201d; Jan. ...

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U.S. should cut military spending

To the editor: Republican candidates proclaim their goal of saving us by conquering ISIS. Their solution - increase the military. They profess to be f ...

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Dakota pipeline offers economic benefits

To the editor: Opponents of the Dakota Access Pipeline have it all wrong. Their efforts to try to turn Iowa into an obstacle instead of a partner for ...

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Caucus night flavor lingers on

A bitter caucus aftertaste lingers for Iowa Democrats.Hillary Clinton backers watched their once invincible candidate blow an enormous polling advanta ...

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Reader supports Gary Kroeger in Congressional race

To the editor: While much of our attention has focused on Iowa's presidential caucuses, as a lifelong Democrat, I want to express my concern that my p ...

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