Ad-Express and Daily Iowegian, Centerville, IA


"The Colossal Colon"

"The Colossal Colon" sits in the Central Elementary gym in Centerville. The larger than life exhibit demonstrates colon cancer diseases. As visitors enter on the right and crawl through they see how polyps form and turn cancerous as they reach the bottom of the colon at the left.

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The Iowegian wants readers to think about the solicitation ordinance that will prevent groups or individuals from entering a roadway to solicit money. The Centerville City Council in June by a 5-0 vote passed the first reading of just such an ordinance. Public pressure and during a subsequent special meeting, the council voted 3-2 to table the ordinance. A second special meeting to discuss the solicitation ordinance is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 7 at City Hall. So, the question of the week is, "Do you or do you not support the ordinance to prevent solicitation of funds in city streets?"

A. I support the ordinance
B. I do not support the ordinance
C. Not sure
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