Ottumwa, Iowa

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choir and played the violin. Early life and career Jackson was born in Unionville, Missouri.


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a median income of $31,222 versus $20,934 for females. The per capita income for the city was $16,040. About 10.9% of families and 15.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 21.3% of those under age 18 and 8.2% of those age 65 or over. Arts and culture "Video Game Capital of the World" As the home of Twin Galaxies, Ottumwa was proclaimed the "Video Game Capital of the World" by a mayoral decree issued on November 30, 1982 by Ottumwa

Mayor Jerry Parker. The city's proclamation was recognized by U.S. Senator (United States Senate) Charles Grassley.

Capital" publisher www.twingalaxies.com accessdate 2010-06-14 In connection with this proclamation, the city hosted the first North American Video Olympics in the fall of 1982. In popular culture * Radar O'Reilly Cpl. Walter Eugene


wrestling world

title Baldwin man reaches top of pro wrestling world date 2009-06-24 last Salter first Rick accessdate 2009-06-24 publisher BaldwinCountyNow.com His first professional job in the television industry was with KTVO of Ottumwa, Iowa where he worked for a year and a half. He then went on to work as a sportscaster for KOLD-TV Tucson for approximately five years before signing a two-year contract with WWE as an announcer, officially joining them on January 14, 2004.<


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''' 3 WHO-DT is repeated on '''K27CV''' channel 27 in Ottumwa (Ottumwa, Iowa) and was repeated on '''K66AL''' channel 66 in Clarinda (Clarinda, Iowa). The Ottumwa translator is operated by a local non-profit organization, and the Clarinda translator was owned by the City of Clarinda. Although, I'm of the opinion that it's being overly specific. I would think that &quot;People from Nevada" or &quot;People from New York" would suffice. Otherwise it could create

such things as &quot;People from Ottumwa, Iowa" and every other small town. This would then create arguments about where to draw the line as to whether a particular town needs a &quot;People of..." cat. Arrrgh... I really should have stayed in bed.... Dismas (User:Dismas) (talk) (User talk:Dismas) 11:27, 15 October 2005 (UTC) Summary View of Ottumwa, Iowa from the roof of Ottumwa High School, looking west. '''Ottumwa High School


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was from Ottumwa, Iowa. Education Ottumwa High School is part of the Ottumwa public school system. ;Higher education Ottumwa is the home of Indian Hills Community College, a two-year community college. Between 1928 and 1980, it was also home to Ottumwa Heights College, a women's college that merged with Indian Hills in 1979 to create one institution. Indian Hills is located at the former Ottumwa Heights campus. Economy Top employers According to Ottumwa's 2011


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accessdate 2014-05-27 Currently, U.S. Route 34 and Iowa Highway 149 serve the town, replacing a former segment of U.S. Highway 63 (US Route 63). Route 63 now bypasses the town as part of the Burlington (Burlington, Iowa) to Des Moines expressway. The Jefferson Street Viaduct over the Des Moines River is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Railroads The BNSF Railway has tracks through Ottumwa. This is a major corridor in the Chicago-Omaha

Bank (Ottumwa, Iowa) First National Bank Building 1915 * Hotel Ottumwa * Hoffman Building * Benson Building 1930 (Benson Building (Ottumwa, Iowa)) * B'nai Jacob Synagogue (B'nai Jacob Synagogue (Ottumwa, Iowa)) * Foster Bell House * Trinity Episcopal Church (Trinity Episcopal Church (Ottumwa, Iowa)) * Benson Block * Burlington Depot (Ottumwa (Amtrak station)) * J.W. Garner Building * Jay Funeral Home * Jefferson Street Viaduct * Ottumwa Public Library * St

is rolling farmland specializing in corn, soybeans, cattle and hogs. Running west-east through the city is U.S. Route 34; the city of Burlington (Burlington, Iowa) is to the east and Ottumwa (Ottumwa, Iowa) to the west. North-South is Iowa Highway 1, leading north to Iowa City (Iowa City, Iowa) and south to the Missouri state border. Amtrak carries passengers west-east on the California Zephyr, with passenger stations in Mount Pleasant (Mount Pleasant, Iowa), (25 miles


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a median income of $31,222 versus $20,934 for females. The per capita income for the city was $16,040. About 10.9% of families and 15.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 21.3% of those under age 18 and 8.2% of those age 65 or over. Arts and culture "Video Game Capital of the World" As the home of Twin Galaxies, Ottumwa was proclaimed the "Video Game Capital of the World" by a mayoral decree issued on November 30, 1982 by Ottumwa

Mayor Jerry Parker. The city's proclamation was recognized by U.S. Senator (United States Senate) Charles Grassley.

Capital" publisher www.twingalaxies.com accessdate 2010-06-14 In connection with this proclamation, the city hosted the first North American Video Olympics in the fall of 1982. In popular culture * Radar O'Reilly Cpl. Walter Eugene


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to the east) and Ottumwa (Ottumwa, Iowa) (20 miles to the west). Rail service is by Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BSNF) railway. Roseanne Barr and Tom Arnold (Tom Arnold (actor)) (who was born in nearby Ottumwa (Ottumwa, Iowa)) opened Roseanne and Tom's Big Food Diner, specializing in loosemeat sandwiches (similar to the specialty of the fictional Lanford Lunch Box, which was owned by the Connor family on the ABC (American Broadcasting Company) sitcom '' Roseanne (TV series


game team

Scoreboard. U.S. National Video Game Team The U.S. National Video Game Team was founded on July 25, 1983 in Ottumwa, Iowa by Walter Day and the Twin Galaxies Intergalactic Scoreboard. Walter Day was the Team Captain and the first six members chosen by Twin Galaxies for the team were: * '''Billy Mitchell (Billy Mitchell (gamer))''', Hollywood, Florida (Had five listings in Guinness that year, a record

Ottumwa, Iowa

'''Ottumwa''' ( The population was 25,023 at the 2010 census (2010 United States Census). Located in southeastern Iowa, the city is split into northern and southern halves by the Des Moines River.

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