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The Man Who Stole The Fourth Of July

by Tom Gilsenan Here’s a column I wrote for the neighborhood newsletter where I live in Des Moines. (Newsletter is called Drake Neighborhood Experience. It has a Facebook page) Weary of the fireworks in your neighborhood? Boom, boom, boom every … Continue reading

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Republican Bill Would Override City Ordinances On Fireworks

Republicans say patriotism is all about fireworks. https://www.radioiowa.com/2019/01/24/bill-in-iowa-senate-would-override-city-ordinances-on-fireworks/ Who to contact:  Your STATE representative NOT your member of congress.  You can also contact Senate Commerce committee members. Senate  Commerce committee members: Jake Chapman (R, District 10), Chair Carrie Koelker (R, … Continue reading

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