Feb 20, 2024 - News

The Ear: Catch up on news

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♻️ A company nearing completion of a project in Illinois using "green methanol" says the new renewable fuel technology is a viable alternative to proposed carbon dioxide pipelines. (Iowa Capital Dispatch)

🍗 Chef Joe Tripp wants to open more Basic Bird restaurants, including in Iowa City. (Little Village)

🗳 Iowa Rep. Ako Abdul-Samad (D-Des Moines) plans on retiring at the end of his term. (Des Moines Register)

👀 The historic rocket slide in DSM's Union Park will be restored this year for almost $600,000. (KCCI)

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