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Trump Tells Iowa Crowd He Could ‘Shoot Somebody’ And Not Lose Votes

Trump Tells Iowa Crowd He Could ‘Shoot Somebody’ And Not Lose Votes

  By Garret Reich Reporter Youth Journalism International   SIOUX CENTER, Iowa, U.S.A. – Bragging about his own popularity with supporters, Republican Donald Trump told an Iowa crowd Saturday, “I could stand in the middle of 5th Avenue and shoot somebody and not lose votes.” That boast from the presidential candidate – met with cheering from the audience –came after a long string of insults Trump hurled against the many Republican primary opponents he is trying to beat at the … Read entire article »

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Bernie Sanders In Iowa: Participants Of Democracy Will Shape The Future

Bernie Sanders In Iowa: Participants Of Democracy Will Shape The Future

By Garret Reich Junior Reporter Youth Journalism International UNDERWOOD, Iowa, U.S.A. – America’s future will be determined by those who take part in the democratic process, U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders said at a campaign stop Tuesday. Sanders, a senator from Vermont who running for U.S. president, said he is very proud to have young people involved in his campaign. Asked what he would say to the youth of the country who don’t believe they are obligated to get involved … Read entire article »

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My Hometown: Glenwood, Iowa

My Hometown: Glenwood, Iowa

By Garret Reich Junior Reporter Youth Journalism International GLENWOOD, Iowa, U.S.A. – Surrounded by the rolling Loess Hills and famous for its homecomings is my hometown, Glenwood, Iowa. Few people are familiar with the state of Iowa itself and even fewer with the small town of Glenwood. When first entering Glenwood from the highway, the average traveler seeing a few fast-food restaurants and maybe a gas station might not drive much further. But in order to experience what the 5,000 people … Read entire article »

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Remembering Another Terrible Tornado

Remembering Another Terrible Tornado

Along with caring people the world over, we at Youth Journalism International are horrified at the vast destruction and loss of life in Moore, Oklahoma, after a massive tornado struck the town Monday. Five years ago, when a twister decimated the small town of Parkersburg, Iowa, YJI reporter Beth Pond interviewed a teen there. Here is her story:   June 2, 2008 Deadly twister leaves Iowa teen homeless By Beth Pond Youth Journalism International Memorial Day weekend started off as a … Read entire article »

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YJI Support On Display At Iowa State Fair

YJI Support On Display At Iowa State Fair

youthjournalism.org YJI supporters Bonnie Love and Wayne Bowman, an award-winning craft brewer from Iowa City, Iowa, recently visited the Iowa State Fair, where Bonnie made sure other fairgoers saw the logo on her hat. Thanks, Bonnie!  When you are wearing your YJI gear out in the world, send us a photo and we’ll post it here!   … Read entire article »

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YJI Support On Display At Iowa State Fair

YJI Support On Display At Iowa State Fair

youthjournalism.org YJI supporters Bonnie Love and Wayne Bowman, an award-winning craft brewer from Iowa City, Iowa, recently visited the Iowa State Fair, where Bonnie made sure other fairgoers saw the logo on her hat. Thanks, Bonnie!  When you are wearing your YJI gear out in the world, send us a photo and we’ll post it here! … Read entire article »

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YJI Support On Display At Iowa State Fair

YJI Support On Display At Iowa State Fair

youthjournalism.org YJI supporters Bonnie Love and Wayne Bowman, an award-winning craft brewer from Iowa City, Iowa, recently visited the Iowa State Fair, where Bonnie made sure other fairgoers saw the logo on her hat. Thanks, Bonnie!  When you are wearing your YJI gear out in the world, send us a photo and we’ll post it here! … Read entire article »

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YJI Support On Display At Iowa State Fair

YJI Support On Display At Iowa State Fair

youthjournalism.org YJI supporters Bonnie Love and Wayne Bowman, an award-winning craft brewer from Iowa City, Iowa, recently visited the Iowa State Fair, where Bonnie made sure other fairgoers saw the logo on her hat. Thanks, Bonnie!  When you are wearing your YJI gear out in the world, send us a photo and we’ll post it here! … Read entire article »

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YJI Support On Display At Iowa State Fair

YJI Support On Display At Iowa State Fair

youthjournalism.org YJI supporters Bonnie Love and Wayne Bowman, an award-winning craft brewer from Iowa City, Iowa, recently visited the Iowa State Fair, where Bonnie made sure other fairgoers saw the logo on her hat. Thanks, Bonnie!  When you are wearing your YJI gear out in the world, send us a photo and we’ll post it here! … Read entire article »

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Iowa Voters Weeded The GOP Field

Iowa Voters Weeded The GOP Field

By Kiernan Majerus-Collins Senior Reporter YouthJournalism International CEDAR FALLS, Iowa, U.S.A. – Thousands of Iowa Republicans gathered Tuesday night to be the first to cast ballots in the 2012 U.S. presidential election. While they didn’t agree much on who should win, participants probably helped weed out the field of contenders a bit by throwing so little support to Texas Gov. Rick Perry and U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann, both of whom campaigned extensively in Iowa. At the top of the … Read entire article »

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Iowa Voters Weeded The GOP Field

Iowa Voters Weeded The GOP Field

By KiernanMajerus-Collins SeniorReporter YouthJournalism International CEDAR FALLS,Iowa, U.S.A. – Thousands of Iowa Republicans gathered Tuesday night to be thefirst to cast ballots in the 2012 U.S. presidential election. While theydidn’t agree much on who should win, participants probably helped weed out thefield of contenders a bit by throwing so little support to Texas Gov. RickPerry and U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann, both of whom campaigned extensively inIowa. At the topof the heap were former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney and former … Read entire article »

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Iowa Voters Weeded The GOP Field

Iowa Voters Weeded The GOP Field

By Kiernan Majerus-Collins Senior Reporter YouthJournalism International CEDAR FALLS, Iowa, U.S.A. – Thousands of Iowa Republicans gathered Tuesday night to be the first to cast ballots in the 2012 U.S. presidential election. While they didn’t agree much on who should win, participants probably helped weed out the field of contenders a bit by throwing so little support to Texas Gov. Rick Perry and U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann, both of whom campaigned extensively in Iowa. At the top of the … Read entire article »

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Iowa Voters Weeded The GOP Field

Iowa Voters Weeded The GOP Field

By Kiernan Majerus-Collins Senior Reporter YouthJournalism International CEDAR FALLS, Iowa, U.S.A. – Thousands of Iowa Republicans gathered Tuesday night to be the first to cast ballots in the 2012 U.S. presidential election. While they didn’t agree much on who should win, participants probably helped weed out the field of contenders a bit by throwing so little support to Texas Gov. Rick Perry and U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann, both of whom campaigned extensively in Iowa. At the top of the … Read entire article »

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Iowa Voters Weeded The GOP Field

Iowa Voters Weeded The GOP Field

By Kiernan Majerus-Collins Senior Reporter YouthJournalism International CEDAR FALLS, Iowa, U.S.A. – Thousands of Iowa Republicans gathered Tuesday night to be the first to cast ballots in the 2012 U.S. presidential election. While they didn’t agree much on who should win, participants probably helped weed out the field of contenders a bit by throwing so little support to Texas Gov. Rick Perry and U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann, both of whom campaigned extensively in Iowa. At the top of the … Read entire article »

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Iowa Voters Weeded The GOP Field

Iowa Voters Weeded The GOP Field

By Kiernan Majerus-Collins Senior Reporter YouthJournalism International CEDAR FALLS, Iowa, U.S.A. – Thousands of Iowa Republicans gathered Tuesday night to be the first to cast ballots in the 2012 U.S. presidential election. While they didn’t agree much on who should win, participants probably helped weed out the field of contenders a bit by throwing so little support to Texas Gov. Rick Perry and U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann, both of whom campaigned extensively in Iowa. At the top of the … Read entire article »

Filed under: Cedar Falls, Election 2012, Iowa, Iowa Caucus, Kiernan Majerus-Collins, Republicans