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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    April 6, 2020 at 3:41 pm

    John Solomon has zero credibility among his colleagues. He lies, promotes conspiracy theories and is generally a worthless reporter. Show a cite of this information if you have it and I doubt you do.. https://www.thedailybeast.com/leaked-memo-colleagues-unload-on-john-solomon-the-reporter-who-kicked-off-trumps-ukraine-conspiracy

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    April 6, 2020 at 3:34 pm

    NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MASON CITY IN THE STATE OF IOWA, ON THE MATTER OF THE PROPOSAL TO ENTER INTO A GRANT AGREEMENT WITH THE NORTH IOWA CORRIDOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION, AND THE HEARING THEREON
    PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given that the Council of the City of Mason City in the State of Iowa, will hold a public hearing at its meeting on April 21, 2020, at 7:00 P.M. in the Mason City Room of the Mason City Public Library, 225 2nd Street SE, Mason City, Iowa, on the proposal to enter into a Grant Agreement (the “Agreement”) with the North Iowa Corridor Economic Development Corporation (the “North Iowa Corridor EDC”).
    Due to public health concerns related to COVID-19, as authorized by emergency proclamation of the Governor of the State of Iowa and provided the Governor’s proclamation is extended through at least the meeting date, the City intends to limit the number of in-person attendees allowed in the Mason City Room during the meeting to no more than 10 people at one time.
    The public may alternatively access the meeting electronically, pursuant to Iowa Code Section 21.8, in the manner specified below:
    This meeting will be live streamed over Zoom, accessible by the following link:

    *Zoom Meetings: Join from a PC, Mac, iPad, iPhone or Android device:
    Please click this URL to join. https://zoom.us/j/885348292?pwd=dnBIQWgyWWR3OUZNUXk1R3p6Y2tFZz09
    Password: 674982
    Or join by phone:
    Dial (for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location):
    US: +1 312 626 6799 or +1 929 205 6099 or +1 253 215 8782 or +1 301 715 8592 or +1 346 248 7799 or +1 669 900 6833
    Webinar ID: 885 348 292
    International numbers available: https://zoom.us/u/ay9Bz65pl
    Password: 674982

    Please check the posted agenda in advance of the April 21, 2020 meeting for any updates to the manner in which the public may access the meeting.

    All persons wishing to observe or participate in the meeting and/or public hearing may do so by attending the meeting in person or electronically accessing the meeting as directed above, and may also submit comments to the City prior to 9:00 A.M. the date of the meeting by calling 641-421-3600 or by using the public comments form available on the City’s website at https://masoncityia.municipalcms.com/forms.aspx?fid=633.

    At the above meeting, the Council shall receive oral or written objections, from any resident or property owner of said City, to the proposal to enter into the Agreement with the North Iowa Corridor EDC. After all objections have been received and considered, the Council will at this meeting or at any adjournment thereof, take additional action on the proposal or will abandon the proposal to authorize said Agreement.

    The Agreement would obligate the City to make a one-time Economic Development Grant payment to the North Iowa Corridor EDC in the amount of $300,000, to be used to establish a Small Business Recovery & Continuity Fund program that would assist local businesses in retaining jobs and income that may otherwise be lost due to the disruption of normal business activities, under the terms and following satisfaction of the conditions set forth in the Agreement.

    Please contact the City Clerk’s office at 641-421-3600 if you have questions about the format of the meeting, electronic accessibility issues, would like to submit comments prior to the public hearing, or to request a copy of the Agreement.

    This notice is given by order of the City Council of the City of Mason City in the State of Iowa, as provided by Section 364.6, Code of Iowa.
    Dated this 7th day of April, 2020.
    /s/Aaron Burnett
    City Clerk, City of Mason City, State of Iowa

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    April 6, 2020 at 10:35 am

    Around Feb. 7th, Trump sent 17.8 TONS of PPE, personal protective gear, which was the stockpile left by Obama’s Pandemic Response Team that Trump disbanded and defunded. As expected, Trump now blames Obama for the shortage of supplies for American hospitals, doctors, and nurses that the Trump himself gave away. He’s blaming yet another one of his screwups on Obama. https://www.politicususa.com/2020/03/29/trump-sends-17-8-tons-of-us-supplies-to-china-then-blames-obama-for-ppe-shortage.html

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    April 6, 2020 at 8:30 am

    So much HATE in this country, sad!!!!

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      April 6, 2020 at 10:27 am

      All of it coming from the so called religious right.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    April 5, 2020 at 9:31 pm

    I see the liar in chief has fired another guy for doing his job honestly. He only wants “yes men” and ass kissers around him. The only reason he hasn’t fired Fauci is that the repugs in congress have told he can’t, until this pandemic is over.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    April 5, 2020 at 8:56 pm

    You know who this f*** is talking about don’t you? By ‘we’ he means the greedy corrupt rich Republicrooks, who, having created another huge disaster, are now running to their yachts, Swiss chalets, and yachts, and leaving it for the rest of to clean up, and sacrificing us to the altar of their f***ing greed. Time to march, everybody. https://abcnews.go.com/Politics/kushner-stockpile-hhs-website-changed-echo-comments-federal/story?id=69936411

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    April 5, 2020 at 6:04 pm

    Mexico is to provide for its citizens and we r to provide for ours. Its up to the individual to decide what country they want to hold their citizenship. Cant have one foot in one country and one in another and get benefits from both. That needs to stop.