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Voters Give Overwhelming 'Yes' To New City

on 2001/5/27 9:47:02 ( 1336 reads )


FAIRFIELD, IOWA, May 23, 2001: Located north of Fairfield, Vedic City will become Iowa's 950th city, its first since 1982 and the first city in the United States to be developed according to the architectural principles of Maharishi Sthapatya Veda. Residents of the area, mostly adherents of Maharishi's Transcendental Meditation, voted 64-1 in favor.Vedic City petitioners estimated about 125 people live there, not all of whom voted. Developers of the new city plan to bring in additional territory through voluntary annexation procedures before the state City Development Board.

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