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December 11, 2012

Larry the Cable Guy coming to Ottumwa May 11

OTTUMWA — On May 11 Larry the Cable Guy will entertain an audience at the Bridge View Center in Ottumwa.

Larry the Cable Guy is a multiplatinum recording artist, Grammy nominee, Billboard award winner and one of the top comedians in the country. He has his own line of merchandise and continues to sell out theatres and arenas across the United States. Larry has created The Git-R-Done Foundation, which was named after Larry’s signature catchphrase, and has donated more than $7 million to various charities.

Currently, Larry is the host of "Only in America" with Larry the Cable Guy for History, which has been ordered for a third season. The show premiered in 2011 and was a huge ratings success. In each episode, Larry visits various sites across the country revealing bits of real history while immersing himself in new and different lifestyles, jobs and hobbies that celebrate the American experience.

Larry just completed "Them Idiots Whirled Tour," with Jeff Foxworthy and Bill Engvall. The three reunited for a tour, which was filmed as a special for CMT. The special aired in March of 2012 and was also released on DVD and CD by Warner Bros/Jack Records, debuting at number one on the Billboard Comedy Charts. Larry, Jeff and Bill will also star in a new animated show for CMT called “Bounty Hunters,” which is set to premiere in the spring of 2013.

Tickets go on sale Dec. 14 at 10 a.m. Tickets will be available for purchase at the Bridge View Center Box Office, all Ticketmaster Outlets, online at ticketmaster.com or charge by phone at 1-800-745-3000. For more information visit www.bridgeviewcenter.com or call 1-641-684-7000. Email subscribers will get a pre-sale ticket opportunity. Not a member of our email list? Sign up today and be the first to receive information about all upcoming events at the Bridge View Center.

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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?"

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