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An Extraordinary Tour of Civil Rights Sites

[Note: This post is a slightly modified version of “Tour brings dark events in American history to life,” Iowa City Press-Citizen (July 21, 2018), p. 6A.] From June 16 through 24, roughly 50 other people and I took part in … Continue reading

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Considering a Major Rezoning near Downtown Iowa City

Last night (July 3, 2018), Iowa City’s City Council consulted with the Planning & Zoning Commission concerning a proposed rezoning of 12 Court St. from RM-44 to RFC-SD. RM-44 is the highest density residential zone in the city, and RFC-SD … Continue reading

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Forty Columns and Praise for Prairie Lights

Note: A slightly different version of this essay can be found at: Jim Throgmorton, “Still going after 40 columns,” Iowa City Press-Citizen (May 11, 2011), p. 11A. This marks the 40th column I have written since my first on June … Continue reading

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