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  1. Newspapers apologize for running Las Vegas cartoon depicting pile of dead bodiesRead the original story

    Oct 5, 2017 | Washington Times

    Two small newspapers in Vermont and Iowa have issued apologies after running a cartoon depicting a pile of dead bodies in Las Vegas in the aftermath of the country's deadliest mass shooting. The cartoon by syndicated political cartoonist Randall Enos showed a mangled mound of bodies with the text: "Whatever happens in Vegas" @kimguilfoyle This political cartoon was in a local VT paper.

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  2. Paradise on the Mississippi: Craft distillers and rum opening eyes in Dubuque, IowaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2017 | Washington Times

    Believe it or not, you can now taste craft rum made in Iowa. Yes, that's right, Paradise Distilling Company in Dubuque , Iowa - 1,422 miles from the Bahamanian home of that particular liquor - is taking a try at producing Caribbean-style rums right on the banks of the Mississippi River.

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  3. Educators hope yoga in classroom can help students learnRead the original story

    Sep 15, 2017 | Washington Times

    Lora Frank-Fuller showed a classroom of first-graders at Fulton Elementary School how to close their eyes, breathe through their noses and "plug" their index and middle fingers into the ground. Yoga instructors from Challenge to Change Inc. visited Fulton on Thursday to teach students some basic yoga and mindfulness practices.

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  4. Groups help feed tri-state area children over the summerRead the original story

    Jun 16, 2017 | Washington Times

    Without the consistency of school breakfasts and lunches, some children do not have the same access to healthy food during the summer months, according to Tara Notz, principal for the Andrew Community School District. "We know that offering them a variety of nutritious things is what's best for all of us," she told the Telegraph Herald .

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  5. Iowa teen graduates 2 days before death from cancerRead the original story

    Jun 11, 2017 | Washington Times

    Family, teachers and friends are remembering an eastern Iowa teen who reached her goal last week of graduating from high school - just two days before she died after a months-long battle with cancer. The Telegraph Herald reports that 18-year-old Allison Cress graduated from Hempstead High School in Dubuque on June 3. The feat came after she was diagnosed with a rare form of bone cancer in September a little more than two weeks after starting her senior year.

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  6. Iowa Rep. Rod Blum quits interview over town hall questionsRead the original story

    May 9, 2017 | Washington Times

    U.S. Rep. Rod Blum angrily walked out of a televised interview in front of a group of schoolchildren in Dubuque, Iowa, when pressed about screening attendees to his public meetings. The second-term Republican got up two minutes into the KCRG Monday interview , saying, "I'm done this is ridiculous," after being asked whether he accepts donations from outside his district.

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  7. Table Mound Elementary School cadets celebrate 50 yearsRead the original story

    Apr 8, 2017 | Washington Times

    Brass fanfare, echoing snare drums and colorful flags whirled inside Table Mound Elementary School in Dubuque, as the Colt Cadets Drum & Bugle Corps set to kick off its 2017 season, marking its 50th anniversary. The group, a younger subsidiary of the Dubuque Colts Drum and Bugle Corps, was founded in 1967 as the Legionnaires Cadets Drum & Bugle Corps, the Telegraph Herald reported.

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  8. Dubuque students create documentary about veterans' resourceRead the original story

    Apr 1, 2017 | Washington Times

    Brandon Ward and Alex Schmidt walked through the Veterans Freedom Center with a video camera and smartphone, snapping pictures and shooting footage. Not so long ago, neither of them knew the facility existed, the Telegraph Herald reported.

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  9. Dubuque students praise Wi-Fi accessibility on school busesRead the original story

    Apr 1, 2017 | Washington Times

    A pilot project by Dubuque schools to install Wi-Fi on seven school buses is already a hit with students who say they can get work done during long trips to and from school. Dubuque Community School District officials launched a pilot project last week to offer students Wi-Fi access on seven district buses, the Telegraph Herald reported.

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  10. Dubuque approves park plans for children with disabilitiesRead the original story

    Mar 12, 2017 | Washington Times

    Dubuque officials have approved plans for an all-inclusive field at a city park, supporting an effort to build a leveled, rubberized surface that could be used by children who have disabilities. Volunteers plan to raise $3.5 million in private donations for the project at Veterans Memorial Park, The Telegraph Herald reported.

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  11. More US labs research sleeping disordersRead the original story

    Feb 3, 2017 | Washington Times

    It's 10 p.m. on the Wednesday after Christmas, and two of the four beds at Mercy Medical Center-Dubuque's sleep lab are full. "I look like a Martian," said Obe, 65, who was affixed with more than a dozen electrodes, patches and sensors on his head, chest, cheeks and legs to monitor that record his breathing, heart rate, brain waves, and eye and leg movements.

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