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Free pizza, college on Bernie Sanders' Iowa City tailgate party agenda

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont speaks to supporters during a campaign rally July 2 at the Iowa City Recreation Center in downtown Iowa City. Sanders will be back in Iowa City on Sept. 8 as part of his college tailgate tour. (Ben Roberts/Freelance)
Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont speaks to supporters during a campaign rally July 2 at the Iowa City Recreation Center in downtown Iowa City. Sanders will be back in Iowa City on Sept. 8 as part of his college tailgate tour. (Ben Roberts/Freelance)

Vermont independent Sen. Bernie Sanders is headed to Iowa City on Sept. 8 as part of his college tailgate tour.

Sanders, who is seeking the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, will host a tailgate party starting at 5:30 p.m. Sunday on the Old Capitol lawn, 21 N. Clinton St.

There will be outdoor events and games, live music and free pizza.

Sanders will talk about his plan to cancel student debt and to make public colleges, universities and trade schools tuition-free.

RSVP at www.berniesanders.com under events.

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