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Washington Co. Engineer to Practice Trade in Brazil

Posted: Friday, November 20th, 2009 at 6:19 am

David Patterson

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The Washington County Engineer plans to practice his trade in Brazil.

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WCRF Announces Fall ‘09 Grant Awards

Posted: Thursday, November 19th, 2009 at 10:49 am

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WCRF ‘09 Grant Awards:

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Poli Sci Prof. At U of I: Don’t Count Culver Out Yet

Posted: Thursday, November 19th, 2009 at 6:47 am

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A recent poll by the Des Moines register indicates Iowa Governor Chet Culver’s approval rating has fallen to a “critical new low.”

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Loebsack Weighs in on Guantanamo Detainees Potential Move to Nearby IL Town

Posted: Thursday, November 19th, 2009 at 6:42 am

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Many Iowa Republicans are opposed to the idea of Guantanamo Bay detainees being housed at a prison across the Mississippi

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Mt. Pleasant ISP Commander: Furlough Days Would Mean Fewer Officers on the Roads

Posted: Thursday, November 19th, 2009 at 6:26 am

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State Troopers could be taking some unpaid furlough days

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ACS Holds 34 Annual Great American Smokeout Today

Posted: Thursday, November 19th, 2009 at 6:22 am

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The American Cancer Society is urging people to quit smoking…even if only for a day.

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Alliant to Trim Trees in Wellman

Posted: Thursday, November 19th, 2009 at 6:17 am

Crews from Alliant Energy will be in Wellman tomorrow (11/20) to trim trees in an effort to reduce the chances of a power outage.

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More Cuts in Store for Iowa’s Court System

Posted: Wednesday, November 18th, 2009 at 6:43 am

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More cuts are in store for Iowa’s Judicial Branch.

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Despite Report, ACS Sticks to 40 for Age to Get Regular Mammograms

Posted: Wednesday, November 18th, 2009 at 6:28 am

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An American Cancer Society spokesman says even though the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force upped the recommended age for women

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WCPH Nurse Recommends Earlier Lead Testing

Posted: Wednesday, November 18th, 2009 at 6:25 am

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A new report from the Iowa Department of Public Health Indicates the number childhood lead poisonings is on the rise.

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Commitee Recomends New Building for WCPH

Posted: Wednesday, November 18th, 2009 at 6:23 am

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A committee is recommending Washington County build a new facility for public health.

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Washington Council To Approve Development Agreement

Posted: Wednesday, November 18th, 2009 at 6:17 am

Washington City Councilors plan to approve a development agreement with Washington Preservation

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Flood Watch Continues

Posted: Tuesday, November 17th, 2009 at 6:47 am

Much of southeast Iowa remains under a flood watch today

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Weather Still Hindering Harvest Progress

Posted: Tuesday, November 17th, 2009 at 6:46 am

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Wet, cool weather continues to cause trouble for local farmers

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WCSD Supt. On Alert for Adverse Weather

Posted: Tuesday, November 17th, 2009 at 6:45 am

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Temperatures are expected to drop near freezing throughout this week.

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WeatherEye Metorologist Explains Winter Weather

Posted: Tuesday, November 17th, 2009 at 6:40 am

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Winter weather will be here soon, which can pose some hazards.

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Riverboat Foundation Slated to Choose Fall Grant Recipients

Posted: Tuesday, November 17th, 2009 at 6:27 am

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The Washington County Riverboat Foundation is slated vote on the recipients of their fall grants

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Washington’s S. Marion Scheduled for Closure

Posted: Tuesday, November 17th, 2009 at 6:24 am

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A portion of South Marion Street in Washington is scheduled to be closed

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Washington Co. 4-H Members Recieve Natl. Award

Posted: Tuesday, November 17th, 2009 at 6:24 am

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Two 4-H’ers from Washington County are receiving a national award.

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1 Injured; 1 Killed in Fiery Crash in Johnson Co.

Posted: Monday, November 16th, 2009 at 6:56 am

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One person was killed and another injured in a fiery car accident just east of Iowa City last night.

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