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Council vote puts more life into Center Junction government

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CENTER JUNCTION (KWWL) -  The City Council has voted against disbanding the government of Center Junction.
   The mayor of the eastern Iowa community of about 110 residents quit after Monday night's vote. Mayor Sandy Ricklefs has said the town didn't have enough income to cover its expenses. Ricklefs and others had pushed for dissolving the city government and letting Jones County provide services. The town sits about 50 miles northeast of Cedar Rapids.
   Ricklefs says some residents soon might begin pushing for the issue to be put on a ballot for the town's voters, giving them a chance to decide whether to maintain the local government.

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