Barbara Stinson

  

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South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg is outpacing the other Democratic Presidential candidates in Iowa, according to a  new Monmouth Poll out today.

Buttigieg garnered 22% support, former Vice President Joe Biden (19%) and Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren (18%). Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders also made gains from Monmouth's August poll, but with 13%, fell outside of the top three status in Iowa. 

Buttigieg is up 14 percentage points since August, according to a new Monmouth Poll of likely caucus-goers. 

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The Sioux City School District could be hiring some additional teachers next year, according to the Sioux City Journal.  At last night’s school board meeting, administrative officials say they are expecting a bigger budget next year, as initial projections aired Monday show new revenues could be up to 2.5 percent higher, while expenses could rise up to 3 percent.