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Organizers Plan a "DC Occupation"

Posted in: Iowa City Owl Political News and Opinion
A loose coalition of community organizers, peace activists, and supporting organizations have called on volunteers to join them October 6, 2011, for an “occupation” of Freedom Plaza in Washington D.C.
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Photo Finish at Ames Straw Poll

Posted in: Iowa City Owl Political News and Opinion
The sixth Iowa Straw Poll took place Saturday at the Hilton Coliseum located on the campus of Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa. The Straw Poll, created in 1979 by the Iowan Republican Party, is held every Fall before highly disputed caucus elections, and serves as a strong indicator to a Republican candidate’s strength. Although it has no official effect, the Straw Poll is a highly publicized event.
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Britain Shook By Widespread Rioting

Posted in: Iowa City Owl World News
The death of 29 year-old Mark Duggan in the Tottenham borough of London domino-ed into almost a week of widespread rioting, looting, and arson in London and several other cities from August 6th until August 10th. The alleged crack-cocaine dealer and gang member was shot in the chest by a policeman on August 4th, leading to a non-violent protest march of 200 members organized by friends and family of Duggan.
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Looking For Writers and Photographers

Posted in: Iowa City Owl Iowa City News - Local Stories
Iowa City Owl is looking for writers and photographers for both our local and world news sections. Interested individuals should email news AT iowacityowl DOT com, specifying what they are most interested in writing about.
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