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Cellist Yo-Yo Ma, right, waits for his cue with pianist Gabriela Montero, left, during the first inauguration ceremonies for Barack Obama on Jan. 20, 2009. Since it was impossible to play live under the freezing weather conditions that day, the artists prerecorded the music and then performed to a playback, a decision that generated some controversy.

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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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