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  1. Justice Dept. to help in Iowa case of slain transgender teenRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 16 | Athens Banner-Herald

    The Justice Department has sent a federal hate crimes lawyer to Iowa to help prosecute a man charged with killing a transgender teenager last year, an unusual decision by Attorney General Jeff Sessions even as he takes other steps to erode the rights of transgender people broadly. The case involves Jorge Sanders-Galvez, 23, who is charged with killing 16-year-old Kedarie Johnson in Burlington, Iowa, in March 2016.

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  2. Nothing holds Joe Coleman back as he battles through adversityRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 15 | Hawk Eye

    ... and Lakers. He plays on the Midwest Magic basketball team, which plays an annual game each Spring against the Burlington police. That's where he met Darren Grimshaw of the police department, who he now calls his best friend. “He is a lot of ...

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  3. Jeff Sessions Will Help Prosecute the Killer of a Transgender TeenRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 15 | Time

    The Justice Department has sent a federal hate crimes lawyer to Iowa to help prosecute a man charged with killing a transgender teenager last year, an unusual decision by Attorney General Jeff Sessions even as he takes other steps to erode the rights of transgender people broadly. The case involves Jorge Sanders-Galvez, 23, who is charged with killing 16-year-old Kedarie Johnson in Burlington, Iowa, in March 2016.

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  4. Sessions sends lawyer to help in Iowa transgender caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 15 | Daily Mail

    Sessions sends Justice Department lawyer to help in Iowa case of transgender teen, 16, who was killed by man, 23 The Justice Department is sending a federal hate crimes lawyer, Christopher Perras, to Iowa to help prosecute the killing of a transgender person last year The case involves 23-year-old Jorge Sanders-Galvez. He is charged with killing 16-year-old Kedarie Johnson in Burlington, Iowa, in March 2016 Authorities have not disclosed a motive.

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  5. Sessions sends lawyer to help in transgender teen murder caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 15 | Newsday

    ... The case involves 23-year-old Jorge Sanders-Galvez. He is charged with killing 16-year-old Kedarie Johnson in Burlington, Iowa, in March 2016. Authorities have not disclosed a motive. But Johnson's relatives tell local news outlets they believe the ...

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  6. Feds to help prosecute murder case of gender-fluid teen killed in IowaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 15 | USA Today

    ... friends and community members returned to the site where 16-year-old Kedarie Johnson was found murdered in Burlington, Iowa, to mark the one-year anniversary of his death. DES MOINES - A prominent civil rights attorney with the Department of Justice ...

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  7. DOJ to help prosecute man charged in murder of transgender studentRead the original story

    Sunday Oct 15 | New York Post

    ... in certain areas, the report said. The case involves Kedarie Johnson, a 16-year-old high school student in Burlington, Iowa, who was shot to death in March 2016. Family and friends told local media that Johnson was gay, identified as both male and ...

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  8. Aiding Transgender Case, Sessions Defies His Image on Civil RightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 15 | The New York Times

    ... small-city murder case with overtones of gender identity and sexuality. Kedarie Johnson, a 16-year-old student in Burlington, Iowa, was shot to death in March 2016. Family and friends told local newspapers that he was gay, identified as both male ...

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  9. Not many have heard of Philip Bracken Fleming a " but he helped change America's roadwaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 14 | Hawk Eye

    Burlington has been home to a lot of historical figures, and their stories have been recounted through historical society exhibits, presentations and even the "The Hawk Eye" itself. But not many are familiar with U.S. Army General Philip Bracken Fleming, who was born in Burlington Oct. 15, 1887.

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  10. Jamie Grabowski creates postive memories from the loss of her mom to Alzheimer'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 14 | Hawk Eye

    ... from hundreds of miles away, Grabowski and her husband foreclosed on their home outside Kansas City and moved to Burlington. Grabowski grew up there, and despite the bittersweet return, she was happy to be back home. "You go through the natural ...

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  11. Good clean fun at the Dirty Hawk Dash 5KRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 14 | Hawk Eye

    The mud run took racers on a 5K loop over, through and around SCC's West Burlington campus with plenty of obstacles along the way. About 200 runners made their way through corn rows, scaled multiple climbing walls, flipped tractor tires, carried logs, waded through mud pits and more before crossing the finish line.

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  12. Visitors from United Kingdom, Australia learn about innovative medical records system at Great RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 13 | Hawk Eye

    Great River Health Systems welcomed health care professionals from the United Kingdom and Australia to its West Burlington campus Friday to learn about its electronic medical records system. Cerner was implemented by Great River Health Systems April 1, 2014 as a way to integrate patients' medical records across Great River departments.

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  13. Meet your neighbor at one of four Burlington eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 13 | Hawk Eye

    Des Moines County's "Meet Your Neighbor Day" will happen regardless of bad weather. The county attorney's office organized the day as a response to locals' calls for community building.

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  14. Burlington Mayor Shane McCampbell praying the town can move beyond the tragedyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 13 | Hawk Eye

    It's been nearly two weeks since Marquis “Bubba” Jones was fatally shot by Burlington police, and community is still digesting the facts released by the Iowa State Attorney General's Office Thursday. Jones was armed with a handgun during the chase that led to his shooting, and the resulting investigation found the officers acted within the law in using deadly force.

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  15. Police are warning Burlington residents to be on the lookout for fake $100 billsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 13 | Hawk Eye

    There's some funny money going around Burlington, and police are asking residents to keep an eye out for suspicious $100 bills. Lt. Adam Schaeffer said police have fielded several complaints about fake $100 bills being passed Burlington, and the fake bills all have the same serial number -AB6921503TB2.

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  16. Mertens runs away with title Posted atRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 12 | Hawk Eye

    ... 11. Alec Gardner, 18:01.3; 12. Drake Snavely, 18:19.3; 16. Cade Warner, 18:43.9; 20. Dakota Triska, 19:11.8 Burlington junior high - 1. Jacob Zahner, 13:17.4; 7. Samuel Morhead, 13:40.8; 10. Nate Spear, 13:47.2; 17. Rich Bliesner, 14:09.9; 18. Nick ...

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  17. Burlington Area YMCA gets a faceliftRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 12 | Hawk Eye

    The Burlington Area YMCA staff was proud to show off its recently renovated facility to a number of guests Thursday morning, including Gov. Kim Reynolds and Lt. Gov. Adam Gregg.

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  18. Burlington police officers cleared in fatal shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 12 | Hawk Eye

    Two Burlington police officers were cleared Thursday of any wrong doing in the Oct. 1 fatal police shooting of a 27-year-old man on South Hill. Officer Christopher “Chip” Chiprez, the officer who fired the fatal shot killing Marquis “Bubba” Jones, was acting within Iowa law, Scott Brown, an assistant Iowa state attorney general, said in a seven-page report released Thursday afternoon detailing the incident.

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  19. Burlington police-involved shooting ruled justified by AGRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 12 | KCRG

    On October 1, 2017, Burlington Police Officers Chris Chiprez and Joshua Riffel were involved in the shooting death of Jones. Des Moines County Attorney, Amy Beavers, requested the Iowa Attorney General's Office review the investigation to make sure the officers were legally justified.

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  20. Counterfeit $100 bills in BurlingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 12 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    ... feit bills that have been passed all have the same serial number on them. Anyone with information should call the Burlington Police Department at (319) 753-8366 or the Greater Burlington Area Crime Stoppers at (319) 753-6835.

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