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Council reaches tentative agreement with Lombardo for city manager

Sunday, April 27th, 2008

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April 27, 2008
Hawk Central Press-Citizen
(Paul Beecher went from City Manager in Kansas, to Dover NH, to Kingman AZ, where he was fired in 2007. Iowa City did not ask him back for a second interview.)
The Iowa City City Council announced today that it has reached a tentative agreement with Michael Lombardo to be its next [...]

Obama’s Real Bill Ayers Problem

Wednesday, April 23rd, 2008

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April 23, 2008
City Journal
Barack Obama complains that he’s been unfairly attacked for a casual political and social relationship with his neighbor, former Weatherman Bill Ayers. Obama has a point. In the ultraliberal Hyde Park community where the presidential candidate first earned his political spurs, Ayers is widely regarded as a member in good standing of [...]

City names candidates

Saturday, April 19th, 2008

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April 19, 2008
Iowa City Press-Citizen
(Paul Beecher, former City Manager of Dover NH, gives his excuses for the controversy surrounding his tenure here in NH as well as his firing from Arizona.)
Two Iowans, a Michigan resident and an Arizona resident make up a fresh batch of candidates for the Iowa City city manager post.
The candidates are [...]

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