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Tuesday was the first 90 degree day of the year

Tuesday was the first time the temperature has reached 90 degrees this year. Official Clinton area weather observer Jim Blaess says July 22nd is the third latest date for recording a 90 degree or higher temperature.  He says the other later dates were July 26 1951 and August 4th in 2008.

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Iowa moves up to 3rd in the Kids Count survey (link to local statistics included)

From Radio Iowa – By Dar Danielson
Iowa moved up four spots in the annual “Kids Count” survey released today. “We moved up to 3rd this year, we were 7th last year, so obviously a move up four places is very good,” Iowa Kids Count director, Michael Crawford says. The survey by the Anne E. Casey Foundation looks at 16 factors believed to be an indication of how well kids are doing in each of the 50 states.

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…HOT AND MUGGY CONDITIONS TODAY…A HEAT ADVISORY ISSUED FOR MUCH OF THE AREA TODAY

URGENT – WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE QUAD CITIES IA IL
343 AM CDT TUE JUL 22 2014

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Gunshot Injury

From CPD statement on the incident:

On Sunday July 20, 2014 at approximately 12:04 AM Clinton Police Offices were dispatched to Miller Ridge Apartments, 26014 North 4th Street.  Upon arrival, offices met with Ciara Donley, age 22, who suffered a serious but non-life threatening single gunshot to her lower right arm.  Donley was transported to Mercy Medical Center ER by Clinton Fire Department Ambulance.

The incident remains under investigation by the Clinton Police Department.

 

Tentative schedule of meetings this week

The Clinton City Council has a business meeting & a special meeting this week plus the Camanche School Board and Fulton City Council have meetings-check out the tentative schedule here

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