Iowans Say No to Gas Tax Hike: 2/17 Urbandale Morning Report

Directing Urbandale readers to the most relevant or entertaining news on metro sites this morning.

The latest Iowa Poll says that Iowans opposed legislative plans to raise the state's gasoline tax, reports DesMoinesRegister.com.

The Pilot Travel Center has the cheapest gas price ($3.30 a gallon for regular) today in Urbandale in Urbandale, according to Patch's gas and travel checker.

Megan Black of Eddyville-Blakesburg became the first Iowa girl to win a state wrestling tournament match on Thursday, reports the Register

Five Urbandale wrestlers will compete in second rounds today. You can follow and comment on their matches on our Live Blog here.

Connie Thomas' photos of her two deceased children finally have been returned to Christian Photo in Urbandale, according to KCCI.com 

Skip the raw clover sprouts at Jimmy John's restaurants. Five Iowans have been sickened by E. coli in them, says the U.S. Centers for Disease Control via a WHO-TV report

Here's a local angle on the Chinese vice president's trip to Iowa: An Urbandale dress shop relies on its relationship with a Chinese factory after visiting it. See the story on Stacey's Bridal Shop on myabc5.com.

Beth Dalbey February 17, 2012 at 02:38 PM
Iowa needs to fix its road and, especially, bridge infrastructure, but with predictions that gas could reach $5 per gallon by summer, the ethanol subsidy sunset and many Iowans still struggling, raising the gas tax shouldn't be on anyone's list of legislative priorities.


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