CEDAR RAPIDS — As Iowa’s senators touted federal taxpayer contributions of $117 million to the flood protection system in Cedar Rapids, a peaceful protest drew attention to the underlying cause of increased flooding. Holding signs stating “Floodgates alone won’t protect us from climate change” among other messages, about 20 members of groups such as Indivisible […]
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On a freelance assignment this weekend on a farm in western Iowa, I bumped into former U.S. Sen. Tom Harkin, looking rather refreshed after being retired since the end of his term in January. Harkin last month endorsed Hillary Clinton for the Democratic nomination for president and wasn’t back-tracking on his decision.