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Posted: Saturday, October 31st, 2009 at 9:14 am

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Gas Leak Forces Washington Residents From Homes

Posted: Saturday, October 31st, 2009 at 6:21 am

Some residents of Washington were forced to evacuate their homes last night due to a gas leak.

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Grassley Among Afghanistan Critics

Posted: Saturday, October 31st, 2009 at 6:19 am

Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley is among those criticizing the Obama Administration over the war in Afghanistan.

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Loebsack: Small Business Key to Economic Recovery

Posted: Saturday, October 31st, 2009 at 6:18 am

One of Iowa’s US representatives believes small business is the key to creating jobs during the economic recession.

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Riverside Vets Memorial Nearing Completion

Posted: Saturday, October 31st, 2009 at 6:17 am

The Riverside Veterans Memorial is nearing completion and organizers will hold an unveiling ceremony

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Washinton Natives Complete Military Training

Posted: Saturday, October 31st, 2009 at 6:16 am

Three Washington natives recently completed military training.

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WJH Looking for Donations for Operation Snowflake

Posted: Saturday, October 31st, 2009 at 6:14 am

Washington Junior High is looking for donations for Operation Snow Flake.

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Fall Back Also Good Time for Safety Checks

Posted: Saturday, October 31st, 2009 at 6:13 am

Daylight Saving Time ends today (10/31), and people in most parts of the country will set their clocks back an hour.

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WCCB Hosting “Full Moon Hike”

Posted: Saturday, October 31st, 2009 at 6:12 am

The Washington County Conservation Board is hosting a “Full Moon Hike” next week.

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Election Info

Posted: Friday, October 30th, 2009 at 12:29 pm

Below is a list of sample ballots, candidates, referendums and polling places you’ll need to know about ahead of next week’s city elections.

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Washington Sheriff’s Deputies Asking for 5.5% Raise

Posted: Friday, October 30th, 2009 at 6:43 am

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The union representing Washington County Sheriff’s Deputies is asking

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Grassley: I’ll Continue to Oppose a Public Option

Posted: Friday, October 30th, 2009 at 6:42 am

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Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley says he’ll continue to oppose any healthcare reform legislation that includes any form of a public option.

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Sec. State Candidate to Stop in SE Iowa

Posted: Friday, October 30th, 2009 at 6:29 am

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A Council Bluffs man is planning to run for Iowa Secretary of State.

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Challenging Legislative Session Expected Next Year

Posted: Friday, October 30th, 2009 at 6:26 am

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Fairfield Senator Becky Schmitz says Iowa’s economic future is relatively positive compared to many other states.

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Pheasant Hunting Opens Tomorrow

Posted: Friday, October 30th, 2009 at 6:24 am

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Iowa’s pheasant hunting season opens tomorrow (10/31), and area hunters could be in for a challenge.

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Halloween Events in Washington

Posted: Friday, October 30th, 2009 at 6:21 am

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Halloween is tomorrow, and there are quite a few events planned in Washington.

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Pioneer Providing “Seed Money” for 4-H Projects

Posted: Friday, October 30th, 2009 at 6:20 am

Pioneer Hi-Bred International is offering incentives to 4-H’ers to take part in community improvement projects.

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WCPH Rescheduling November Immunization Clinic

Posted: Friday, October 30th, 2009 at 6:19 am

Washington County Public Health’s immunization clinic in Kalona will be changing its November date.

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Polling Places, Sample Ballots and Other Information On the Upcoming City Elections in Washington County

Posted: Friday, October 30th, 2009 at 5:00 am

Below is a list of sample ballots, candidates, referendums and polling places you’ll need to know about ahead of next week’s city elections.

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Child’s Death Linked to Whooping Cough

Posted: Thursday, October 29th, 2009 at 6:48 am

The death of a young Southeast Iowa child is being linked to pertussis

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