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  1. Head-shaving event continues buzz about combatting cancerRead the original story

    Mar 27, 2015 | Washington Times

    More than $7,300 has been raised at a head-shaving event in Dubuque aimed at raising money for cancer research. Members of Phi Theta Psi, a co-ed social organization, at the University of Dubuque organized the third annual St. Baldrick's Foundation event held Thursday night in the college's gym.

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  2. Dubuque school cancels class after several absences all weekRead the original story

    Mar 12, 2015 | Washington Times

    A Dubuque elementary school has decided to cancel classes Friday after more than 20 percent of its students have been absent each day this week. School leaders at Eisenhower Elementary School announced the closure in a note to parents, saying anywhere from 23 to 28 percent of students have missed classes each day this week because of flu-like symptoms.

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  3. Dubuque teachers embrace shift to morning trainingRead the original story

    Feb 6, 2015 | Washington Times

    "When it comes to new learning, I know some folks may be a little nervous," said Laura Stanner, a technology integration specialist with Keystone Area Education Agency. She put those nerves to rest on a recent Friday morning by showing how staff can collaborate to maximize Microsoft OneDrive and Word Online.

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  4. Why Ryan Reynolds says he's a dangerous poker playerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | Washington Times

    Ryan Reynolds and Ben Mendelsohn ventured deep into the heart of America to film the gambling drama "Mississippi Grind," a gritty, 70s-style road trip movie about two near-strangers travelling from Dubuque, Iowa to New Orleans. The production spanned the heartland as they drove all over Mississippi, Missouri, Louisiana and Alabama, going to little towns and little casinos and off the beaten path racing tracks, often filming the "road trip" scenes while they were also actually travelling elsewhere.

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  5. Sundance Watch: Franco falls in love, Reed coy on engagementRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2015 | Washington Times

    The Associated Press is all over the Sundance Film Festival, from its premieres to the Hollywood glitz. Here's what they've seen and heard: Two wildly different strangers with a shared and debilitating love of rainbows and poker take a high stakes gambling road trip from Dubuque, Iowa to New Orleans in "Mississippi Grind," a deft, entertaining and messy look at depression, addiction and the highs of winning that premiered Saturday at the Sundance Film Festival.

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  6. First Look: Reynolds charms in drama 'Mississippi Grind'Read the original story

    Jan 24, 2015 | Washington Times

    Two wildly different strangers with a shared and debilitating love of rainbows and poker take a high stakes gambling road trip from Dubuque, Iowa to New Orleans in "Mississippi Grind," a deft, entertaining and messy look at depression, addiction and the highs of winning that premiered Saturday at the Sundance Film Festival. Ryan Reynolds co-stars as a slick drifter who's always ready with charming, perfectly rehearsed story or joke.

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  7. Nanny State: Sledding faces limits over liability concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2015 | Washington Times

    As anyone who has grown up around snow knows, part of the fun of sledding is the risk of soaring off a jump or careening around a tree. But faced with the potential bill from sledding injuries, some cities have opted to close hills rather than risk large liability claims.

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