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  1. Dubuque school district to keep criticized bookRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    The Dubuque Community School District will not remove the book "The Perks of Being a Wallflower" from its curriculum after more than 100 people gathered at a forum to review the book that some found troubling for its description of sexual activity and drug use. The Telegraph Herald reports the parent who sought the review ultimately withdrew her request Thursday after concluding most people wanted the book by Stephen Chbosky retained.

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  2. Dubuque committee votes 10-0 to keep "Perks" book in schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    A special committee voted 10-0 after three hours of testimony to take no removal action for the book "Perks of Being a Wallflower." Jodi Lockwood first brought the complaint to the school district, which prompted them to put together a special committee to determine the book's fate.

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  3. Dubuque cheerleaders in Macy's Thanksgiving Day ParadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 24 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    When the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade steps off -- there will be some Iowans prepared to entertain parade watchers around the country. According to KWWL viewers, varsity cheerleaders from Dubuque Senior High School have spent the week in New York City preparing to perform in the parade.

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  4. Reflections in the Park turns lights on for 22nd year in DubuqueRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 23 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    It's not quite Thanksgiving yet, and there's no snow on the ground, but it's starting to feel a lot like Christmas in the tri-states. Hillcrest Family Services debuted their Reflections in the Park Wednesday, marking the 22nd year the fundraiser has taken over Murphy Park with a dazzling display of holiday lights.

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  5. Wahlert choir returns from performing for Pope FrancisRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 22 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    A weary, but energized group of 60 students from Wahlert Catholic High School returned to Dubuque late Monday after traveling to Italy to perform for Pope Francis. A total of 95 people took the trip, getting the chance to take part in a huge mass, perform in multiple churches and see Italy.

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  6. Dubuque group to decide if book is appropriate for classroom useRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 21 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    An 11-person committee is now officially formed to decide whether a book currently in curriculum is appropriate for the classroom. Jodi Lockwood, parent of a Hempstead student, brought a reconsideration request to the Dubuque Community School District, alleging the book had controversial content.

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  7. No injuries reported after Dubuque school bus involved in crash ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 18 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    No one was injured Thursday afternoon after a Dubuque school bus was involved in a crash, according Mike Cyze, the district's director of school and community relations. According to Cyze, six Sageville Elementary School students were on the bus at the time, but no injuries were reported.

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  8. Parents complain about book used in Dubuque schoolsRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 15 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    More than a dozen people complained to the Dubuque school board about a book used in class and asked officials to consider a policy for material some consider obscene. The Telegraph Herald reports 13 people objected Monday to the book, "The Perks of Being a Wallflower." 1 comment

  9. Dubuque high school choir picked to sing for the PopeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 14 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    About 60 students from a Catholic high school in eastern Iowa are traveling to Italy this week to perform for Pope Francis. The Dubuque Telegraph Herald reports the choir from Wahlert Catholic High School will perform Sunday at a Mass Pope Francis will preside at.

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  10. MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 11 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    Second ranked Dubuque Wahlert got a match high 21 kills from Mackenzie May as the Golden Eagles beat top ranked Pella three sets to none to win the 4A State Championship. Wahlert won 25-18, 15-16 and 25-14 in easily rolling to the state title.

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  11. Dubuque woman claims discrimination at polling placeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 10 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    A Dubuque woman says she was discriminated against because of her race when she went to her polling place during Tuesday's election. Odeth Weber says she hears things often about her ethnicity, but was surprised to hear a comment about it there.

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  12. Mending the divide: People in Dubuque look to start healing after divisive electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 9 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    No matter how you felt about the outcome of Tuesday night's historic election, it's hard to deny the campaign leading up to it wasn't divisive. In Dubuque, one group is looking to start the healing process and move on in a bit of an old school way: face-to-face conversations.

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  13. Woman pleads not guilty in fatal Dubuque County robbery caseRead the original story

    Monday Nov 7 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    A December trial has been scheduled for one of the people who authorities say is connected to the fatal shooting of a man at a northeast Iowa mobile home park. Court records say 30-year-old Savanna Stotlar has pleaded not guilty to a felony robbery charge in Dubuque County.

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  14. News Minute: Here is the latest Iowa news from The Associated Press at 7:40 a.m. CSTRead the original story

    Monday Nov 7 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    A trial is scheduled to begin Dec. 20 for one of the people who authorities say is connected to the fatal shooting of a man at a northeast Iowa mobile home park. Court records say Savanna Stotlar has pleaded not guilty to a felony robbery charge in Dubuque County.

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  15. Early voting total in IowaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 5 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    "Well, I might have other things to do. What if you get backed up? And you know, it's your duty, gotta do this," said John Knopf of Dubuque.

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  16. Former Swiss Colony warehouse manager imprisoned for theftRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 2 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    The Dubuque Telegraph Herald reports that Chad Saeugling, of Asbury, was sentenced Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Cedar Rapids to 6 years in prison. He also was ordered to pay more than $423,000 in restitution.

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  17. Two reports of shots fired in Dubuque over weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2016 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    Police in Dubuque say they responded to separate reports of shots fired at nearly the same time early yesterday morning. According to police, the first report came from the 500 block of Almond Street around 4 a.m. Sunday.

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  18. Dubuque man on pretrial release arrested again for alleged break-inRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2016 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    Police in Dubuque say they've arrested a 21-year-old man they're already familiar with -- in connection with a break-in earlier this week. Jacob Harrison is accused of breaking into a woman's house on Dubuque's west end shortly after 11 a.m. on October 23. The woman identified Harrison on a photo line-up, and police say they believe Harrison may have followed the woman home from an area fitness center.

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  19. MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2016 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    In a Coed State Cross Country qualifier in Cedar Falls, school in Class 4A and 1A competed for a spot in the State meet next week in Fort Dodge. In Class One-A, Central Elkader won the Girls tile, Hudson was second and Denver third.

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  20. Use of force trainer in Dubuque will help sharpen decision making skillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2016 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    The simulator, which has five screens, was installed within the last couple of weeks, and law enforcement have already began training on it. A number of local law enforcement and city officials were on hand to cut the ribbon on the new simulator Thursday afternoon.

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