Gov. Reynolds makes false claim about her statement on the death of Mollie Tibbetts

Following last week’s arrest of an undocumented Mexican immigrant for the murder of University of Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts, Gov. Kim Reynolds issued a statement, which included the line, “We are angry that a broken immigration system allowed a predator like this to live in our community.” On Thursday, Reynolds was asked about her statement, and she replied, “I didn’t immediately start talking about immigration.” […]

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Iowa City Latino Festival postponed out of respect for Mollie Tibbets and concerns over safety

The Iowa City Latino Festival has been postponed. It was scheduled for Saturday, but has been put on hold out of respect for the family and friends of Mollie Tibbetts, festival founder and organizer Manny Galvez explained. “We wanted to express our solidarity with her family and friends,” Galvez told Little Village. “Mollie’s friends, professors […]

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