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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - December 9, 1999, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Today tomorrow Index new years voting Linn auditor s office forced to open on Holiday by Ken Sullivan Gazette senior editor Cedar rapids a the Grinch May not be stealing Christmas but gov. Tom Vilsack a decision to schedule a special election Jan. 4 is putting a crimp in the Holiday plans of Linn county auditor Linda Langenberg and her staff. After Cedar rapids Democrat Hay Chapman resigned from the Iowa House of representatives this week to accept a Post with the Iowa department of Commerce Vilsack scheduled the Jan. 4 election to fill the 53rd District vacancy in time for the beginning of the 2000 general Assembly on Jan. To. Scratch new years Day As a Holiday for some of her staff Langenberg complained wednesday. State Law requires county elections offices to be open the saturday before each election to accept Absentee ballots. In this Case that a Jan. I. A a the Date wont change. We re very serious about legislators getting to work on monday Jan. To a said Vilsack a communications director Joe Shanahan. A a that a Why special elections Are called sometimes they come up at Inopportune Langenberg anticipates her staff will have a lonely new years Day. Almost no one will Linda come to the office she predicted. Langenberg although those who work will Jan. 4 a not get the equivalent of triple pay practicable Langenberg said working is Caus time for election ing some workers to cancel vacations. Others also would prefer to have the Holiday off she said. In addition she said political parties probably be counting on Absentee ballots to weigh As heavily in this special election. Because the democratic party Hasni to yet chosen its candidate ballots wont be available before dec. 23. The auditors office is closed for the Christmas Holiday dec. 24-27 and will reopen dec. 28-30 before shutting Down a except for Jan. I a for the new years Holiday weekend. The next business Day at the auditors office is Jan. 4. Election Day. A had i been consulted a Langenberg said a i would have said Jan. 4 is not a a practicable time a for the special election. Balancing act photo by Zara Tzaneva Gazette intern he Pollito Salazar an employee of Armor roofing of Cedar rapids leans on the roof for support while working on a House in Northeast Cedar rapids. Report cites human risk in livestock antibiotics Iowa City chiropractor lets patients set fees by Adam Lowenstein Gazette staff writer Iowa City a chiropractor Jason Bradley thinks the High Cost of health care prevents some people from getting the medical attention they need. So he a joining about to chiropractors across the country in adopting what is called a a Box on the Wall policy that allows patients to set their own fees. Bradley 27, opened his practice at 505 e. Washington St. In november and has been averaging about eight patients a Day. After treating a patient Ladley leaves the Examina Tion room and allows the patient to Deposit whatever Money he or she wishes in a wooden Box on his desk. A i believe their payment is a Symbol of Trust patients Trust that i am giving them the Best care and i Trust that they Are placing value on my service a he said. Bradley said he is very satisfied with How his practice is developing. He cited a practice in St. Paul minn., that has used patient set fees for eight years. Business is so Good they had to hire a third doctor he said. Other chiropractors said he practice dates Back to the Iowa City chiropractor Jason Bradley lets his patients set their own fees depositing their payments in the Box at far left. Crisscross. 6e crossword. 10e crypto.3e deaths. 4b editorial.8-9a farm 6c Horoscope 8e Jumble. 12e legals. 13-14e lottery. 5b Money. 6c motoring. 2e movies. 4d notebook. 5b people. Id stocks 7-8c Tel us. 5b to. 4d weather. 12b wuss. 6e the report is the first attempt to predict human health risk if Antibiotic use in animals lets drug resistant germs wind up in the meat people eat. Insists there is no serious risk to Consumers. A we endorse the risk assess ment and we believe it clearly shows harm a said or. Frederick Angulo of the centers for disease control and prevention. Quot these drugs Are approved for animal use under the conditions of not causing harm. Something needs to be on the other Side the report a would indicate the risk is very Small a said John Keeling of the animal health Institute. A what the data shows is that 99.9 percent of the . Population will not have an a turn to 14a antibiotics Guiette Omlin conservation area around Landfill urged Washington a a new government report suggests up to 5,000 americans might have suffered longer lasting food poisoning last year because they caught an Antibiotic resistant Strain from eating Chicken. The finding raises questions about on the farm use of human antibiotics. The food and drug administration cautioned that the nation lacks firm statistics on food borne infections so it s impossible to know How precise the new estimate based on a Complex mathematical Model. Is. But the report to be debated at an Fra meeting with food safety and veterinary experts today is the first attempt to predict human health risk if Antibiotic use in animals lets drug resistant germs wind up in the meat people eat. The Issue is bitterly controversial. Many Public health experts say on the farm drugs Worsen the already serious problem of antibiotics losing their Power to fight infections. But the animal drug Industry world Duck calling Champ goes Hunting barn in Calef of Cedar rapids who won his second world Duck calling championship nov. 27, plays his favorite tune last weekend during a Missouri River Hunting trip. Outdoor in fridays Gazette. Accent id advice 3d births 5b Bridge. 9e classified e comics 2 3d Buffer plan fails to Sway opponents by Pam Hinman Gazette staff writer Cedar rapids a City Council members Don Thomas and Nancy Evans Are recommending limiting the proposed Landfill site and designating the land around it for conservation purposes thereby guaranteeing a Buffer for the surrounding area. When a show comes together the Long running musical a cats a comes to Iowa City. Photos in review 4d. Survey shows How shoppers use net a nationwide Survey finds shoppers use the internet for research but still buy from stores. Details 6c. Wille wont be Home for holidays the Iowa Man s trial in the Republic of Georgia is delayed. Details in. Bracelets saved mexican Village when modernity threatened a tribes ancient Way of life they used their jewelry skills to survive. Details in accent id. Evans Public safety commissioner made the suggestion during wednesdays Council meeting at which commissioners unanimously approved the first Reading of an ordinance establishing essential City services including landfills. Mayor Lee Clancey was not at the meeting. Making a Landfill an a essential services allows the City to put a Landfill on a site without the Council passed an ordinance establishing essential City services including landfills. Source Poth amp Van Dyke Gazette map engineers first having to rezone it a a process that requires planning commission review. Several people opposed to putting a new Bluestem solid waste Agency Landfill in South West Cedar rapids spoke against the ordinance both last week and wednesday. The proposed site covers 425 acres Between the Cedar River and Highway 30, but under current plans Only 88 acres would be used for the Landfill. A turn to 14a Landfill Kirkwood hoops ter finally pain free Angella Welch Angella Welch a fourth year Sophomore is starting for the 10-0 eagles she had to relearn basketball after her surgery. Details in. Margaret Page Sanger jailed for opening a birth control clinic Good morning it ii Iii raft late hurries sunny and Breezy wind n &12 wind be 5-15 High 35 / Low 26 High 36 / Low 25 a a a a a a a a a a weather report 12b =5i� latest forecasts online r Cedar rapids Iowa 50 cents Frank Sinatra is born president Woodrow Wilson signs a declaration of War thursday thursday dec. 9, 1999 the newspaper of Eastern Iowa a world series is rocked by scandal final / vol. 116 no. 330 weekdays throughout december the most celebrated graphic error in history occurs Norman Rockwell produces his first Post illustration a. Gazette photo by Buzz Orr p it Early Days of Medicine when doctors would treat people in Exchange for goods or other services. A i think he a entitled to do what he wants As far As payment but i done to know too Many who do that a in fact i done to know anyone who does that a said Craig Petitgout a Coralville chiropractor. The fee system was new to patient Peggy pick who has been seeing Bradley since he opened. A a in a never heard of this before and at first i thought a of great How i am i supposed to figure this out a a now she says she likes the a Dea

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