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  • Green River Ordinance: Josh's Birthday in Houston

    Green River Ordinance: Josh's Birthday in Houston
    Houston was more redemptive this time around. The traffic was not nearly as bad and the humidity decided to take a break. We have a lot of good friends in Houston so we got to experience a bit more in the city than we normally do. We had a great radio...
  • A small miracle for Christmas: A young man's journey took a near-tragic turn on a snowy Iowa highway -- but one by one, strangers lighted his way out of the darkness

    A small miracle for Christmas: A young man's journey took a near-tragic turn on a snowy Iowa highway  --  but one by one, strangers lighted his way out of the darkness
    In one of my last memories before the truck hit me, I was sitting in the driver's seat of my mother's Honda Civic. It was stuck in an 8-foot snowdrift that blocked the northbound lane of Route 13 in rural northeast Iowa. The wind was screaming across...
  • Iowa City West rides star to title

    Iowa City West rode its star power to capture the Dvorak Memorial Saturday at Harlan High School. The Trojans, ranked fourth in the country in W.I.N. Magazine, put five state champions in the finals and won four. Repeat champions Nate Moore (125) and...
  • Book tour? More like a safari

    Book tour? More like a safari
    A cat peeing in an author's bag? A writer waking up to discover that a complete stranger has left him four jars of delicious homemade preserves? Such things are not traditionally part of book promotion. But they happened to Bill Cotter and Annie La Ganga,...
  • Obama's healthcare road show: Part II

     
    by Michael Muskal and updated President Barack Obama will take to the road this week to sell his healthcare insurance overhaul to the American people, whom polls show remain dubious about the package. Obama is scheduled to travel to Iowa......
  • Obama signs healthcare reform into law

     
    by Mark Silva With a sense of generational history in the making, President Barack Obama today signed into law a sweeping healthcare overhaul that offers insurance to an estimated 32 million uninsured Americans and provides new guarantees of more secure.....
  • 'Fire Nancy Pelosi?' -- healthcare signing

     
    by Mark Silva and updated House Speaker Nancy Pelosi in flames - that's the image presented at the Republican National Committee's Web-site today. And that's the new midterm election mission for the GOP: "Nancy Pelosi has to be fired,'' the......
  • Obama: 'Smart again for four weeks'

     
    by Mark Silva It was a big day at the White House. The president's signing of historic healthcare legislation was "a big ('effin') deal,'' as the vce president so publicly proclaimed. The atmosphere in the East Room at the bill-signing......
  • Joe Biden: Joke's on me

     
    by Mark Silva and updated Vice President Joe Biden told a few jokes on himself last night. They involved that open-mic expletive of his the other day, at the ceremonial presidential signing of the healthcare overhaul at the Whte House.......
  • Obama: Healthcare law no 'Armageddon'

     
    by Peter Nicholas IOWA CITY, Iowa -- With his healthcare overhaul now enshrined in law, President Barack Obama warned Republicans today that any attempt to repeal the measure would backfire and that Americans will quickly see that the new package......
  • Obama's healthcare: Iowa then and now

     
    by Mark Silva President Barack Obama returned to Iowa City, Iowa, today to tout the healthcare legislation that he signed into law today. It was Iowa City, on May 29, 2007, where candidate Obama first proposed his vision of a......