Johnson County Newswire (Page 9)

Johnson County Newswire (Page 9)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Johnson County, IA. (Page 9)

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  1. Johnson County Authorities Consider Changes After Trip To TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2016 | KCRG

    Johnson County is looking at making changes with the goal to cut down on the number of people in jail. It would also help the homeless and people with mental health issues.

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  2. Missing University of Iowa Goat Sightings Mount, but Remains on the RunRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2016 | KCRG

    Residents in Johnson County have reported seeing the missing University of Iowa research goat, but the 125 pound animal remains on the run. Colleen Sunderland said she spotted the goat on Oakdale Road in Coralville last Friday morning around 9 a.m. UI officials said Tuesday they believe the goat may be heading toward North Liberty .

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  3. Tiffin addresses county minimum wage ordinanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2016 | KCJJ-AM Iowa City

    Tiffin addresses county minimum wage ordinance Hunter 2/3/16 The Tiffin City Council is now addressing the Johnson County minimum wage ordinance, which will eventually move the hourly pay to $10.10 an hour next year. In the first reading, the council went the other way, proposing a minimum wage as low as $7.25 an hour for workers under 18. Arguments on both sides got a little heated.

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  4. Spread The Love month underwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2016 | KCJJ-AM Iowa City

    Spread The Love month underway Hunter 2/3/16 The Crisis Center of Johnson County's annual "Spread The Love" campaign is underway. Throughout the month of February, individuals, families, schools, organizations and businesses are encouraged to gather and drop off jars of peanut butter and/or jelly, which will be distributed to needy families.

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  5. Tiffin approves two-tier mininum wageRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2016 | KCJJ-AM Iowa City

    The Tiffin city council has approved the first vote on a compromise plan to handle Johnson County's minimum wage ordinance. Last fall councilors proposed a split ordinance, which would keep the higher wage for anyone 18 or older.

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  6. Major Cycling Event Will Put Iowa City in International SpotlightRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2016 | KCRG

    Iowa City tourism officials say an international cycling event will put the area in the spotlight this fall. Last week officials announced plans to bring a world cup cyclocross event to the Johnson County Fairgrounds, which will be broadcast in Europe to an estimated 8,000,000 homes.

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  7. Fire Causes Minor Damage to North Liberty GarageRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2016 | KCRG

    ... residents who got out of the home safely. The North Liberty Police Department, Coralville Fire Department, Johnson County Ambulance Service, and Johnson County Joint Communication Center assisted the North Liberty Fire Department. A fire caused ...

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  8. Inside a Democratic caucus that (almost) felt the BernRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2016 | The Washington Post

    ... think I saw this many of us." Last time, 2008, was rough on Hillary Clinton voters -- nowhere as much as Johnson County, Iowa City, Precinct 1. The Barack Obama campaign, which outsmarted Clinton's nearly everywhere, was especially clever in areas ...

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  9. Transportation Woes? Tell Johnson County About itRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2016 | KCRG

    If you have trouble getting around in Johnson County, now is the time to let the county know about it. The Metropolitan Planning Organization of Johnson County is running an online survey to get feedback on transportation issues in the county.

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  10. Iowa Caucus Coverage and ResultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2016 | TalkLeft

    ... caucus. CNN says it is not "necessarily determinative" of "Polk County." But he says The announcer just said "Johnson county, excuse me, Polk County." 25% of Democratic caucuses in, Hillary at 53%. Update: CNN is redeeming itself by bringing in John ...

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  11. Vernon KinsingerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2016 | The Washington Evening Journal

    ... been established for Richmond AMVETS Post 107 and Parkview Manor. Mr. Kinsinger was born Aug. 26, 1926, in Johnson County, the son of Vernie and Ethel (Miller) Kinsinger. He married Mary Gingerich on Oct. 27, 1946, in Indiana. He graduated from ...

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  12. Presidential contenders in last-gasp bid to snare Iowa votesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2016 | The Times of Israel

    Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz poses for a photo after speaking during a campaign event at the Johnson County Fairgrounds January 31, 2016 in Iowa City, Iowa. Cruz is campaigning across the state on the eve of the Iowa caucuses.

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  13. Big names take center stage for CruzRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2016 | USA Today

    One day before the Iowa caucuses, Ted Cruz drew crowds to the Johnson County Fairgrounds on Sunday as he made a final campaign push with celebrity endorsers such as Glenn Beck and Phil Robertson of "Duck Dynasty." Big names take center stage for Cruz One day before the Iowa caucuses, Ted Cruz drew crowds to the Johnson County Fairgrounds on Sunday as he made a final campaign push with celebrity endorsers such as Glenn Beck and Phil Robertson of "Duck Dynasty."

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  14. From west to east, Iowa voters have starkly different realities and fearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2016 | Los Angeles Times

    ... is out of whack," said David Nagle, a Democratic attorney who used to represent Iowa City and surrounding Johnson County in Congress. "It's like two trains in the night, passing in opposite directions." But the division goes far beyond a profound ...

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  15. Sanders Speaks to Thousands at University of Iowa RallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2016 | KCRG

    In a final campaign push through eastern Iowa, Senator Bernie Sanders stopped in historically democratic Johnson County to speak to a crowd of 3,500 made up of mostly students. But he didn't come alone - in fact, the rally felt more like a blowout college party.

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  16. 'I'm angry but I love it and enjoy it': Trump and Sanders share disgruntled votersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2016 | The Raw Story

    ... protesters, who were forced out of the packed gymnasium and heckled by the raucous crowd. Jim Schmidt, 48, of Johnson County, Iowa, was among the angry. His 11-year-old son wore a button proclaiming "Bomb the shit out of ISIS. The child watched as ...

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  17. Reuters Poll: America's Angry Voters Divvied up by Trump and SandersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2016 | News Max

    ... protesters, who were forced out of the packed gymnasium and heckled by the raucous crowd. Jim Schmidt, 48, of Johnson County, Iowa, was among the angry. His 11-year-old son wore a button proclaiming "Bomb the shit out of ISIS. The child watched as ...

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  18. Paul Jensen Launches Osama in The Heartland As A Memoir OF Hid Encounter With OsamaRead the original story

    Jan 29, 2016 | WireService

    ... a dad, son and brother instead of showing light to his writings and calls him just a writer. He was a Johnson County Iowa citizen. Pages of his life history turned its first page when he was a cowboy. His step on his toes to prove it Loved every ...

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  19. North Liberty wins Severson Holiday Charity ChallengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2016 | KCJJ-AM Iowa City

    ... Pantry, a 67% increase in donations. Five area governmental agencies North Liberty, Iowa City, Coralville, Johnson County and University Heights take part in the annual charity drive challenge to benefit local nonprofits. The city of Coralville came ...

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  20. Protesters Rally Outside of Trump's Iowa City EventRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2016 | KCRG

    ... visit. They were chanting things like "Hey, hey, ho, ho, Donald Trump has got to go!" and holding up signs. Johnson County is widely recognized as the most liberal county in the state. University of Iowa Police told TV9 on Monday that they won't ...

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