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Kids’ Summer Fun!: Exciting activities for kids in the tri-states

Just in time for warmer weather, 365’s annual list of fun summer classes, activities, camps, and entertainment opportunities to keep the kids active, learning, and having fun is here. So without gilding the lily, let’s get down to the cool stuff...

Kids’ Summer Fun!: Exciting activities for kids in the tri-states

Posted on April 17, 2014

Just in time for warmer weather, 365’s annual list of fun summer classes, activities, camps, and entertainment opportunities to keep the kids active, learning, and having fun is here. So without gilding the lily, let’s get down to the cool stuff...

2014 Julien Dubuque International Film Festival

Posted By Mike Ironside on April 11, 2014

April 23-27 in Downtown Dubuque

For those readers wondering why Abigail Breslin appears on the cover of this issue of 365ink, we’ll cut straight to the chase. The young actress will be visiting Dubuque later this month in the official capacity as “honorary chair” of this year’s Julien Dubuque International Film Festival (JDIFF). Like Breslin, probably best known for her role in “Little Miss Sunshine” (2006) and one of the youngest Oscar-nominated actresses in history, it seems the Julien Dubuque International Film Festival in just its third year has arrived.

Live Music Features

Posted on April 11, 2014

Discover more about musicians coming to the area!

Live Music Features

Posted on March 28, 2014

Discover more about musicians coming to the area!

Graham's Style Store Reborn

Posted By Bryce Parks on March 28, 2014

Photos by Bob Felderman, Bryce Parks and Kristina Nesteby

Ed Graham started working at Boston Clothiers in 1905. Who would have thought it would start a one hundred-plus-year family tradition? From there to Kraft’s Clothiers, where he became the General Manager, to finally opening his own store in 1936 across the street where the American Trust’s Trust Department is today. Ed was cementing the roots of tradition. His sons Joe and John Graham helped him open that first store in a long, skinny building that sat flush with the Cottingham & Butler building along Main Street. Though they eventually wanted to renovate, the building owners at the time purportedly did not allow it because he did not want to raise the building’s value and pay higher property taxes. Graham’s moved across and up the street in 1968 to the Fischer Building where Dubuque Religious Goods stands today.

Dubuque TARDIS

Posted By Mike Ironside on March 28, 2014

Photos by Mark Dierker and Sandy Meyer

When you first looked at the cover of this issue of 365ink, you probably had one of two possible reactions. You either thought, “Huh, I wonder what the deal is with that big blue police box thing?” or “OH MY GOD! THAT’S THE TARDIS FROM DOCTOR WHO!” There may be a few readers who fall somewhere in between, but they are probably in the minority as there are apparently two types of people in the world – rabid Doctor Who fans and … others.

Record-Breaking Year For DuRide Highlights Increasing Community Need

Posted Greg Orwoll, DuRide Executive Director on March 24, 2014

When you think about the Sustainable Dubuque principle of Reasonable Mobility, what comes to mind? Riding the Jule? Maybe biking to work? You’d be right. But when community members met in 2006 to develop the Sustainable Dubuque plan, they had so much more in mind.

You Can Help Create A More Sustainable Dubuque

Posted Cori Burbach, Sustainable Community Coordinator on March 24, 2014

Who has the best ideas about how to make Dubuque’s neighborhoods sustainable? The residents that live there, the non-profit that serve those residents, and the business owners and employees that work there. That’s why in 2013, the City Council created the Sustainable Dubuque Community Grants program to fund creative, impactful ideas that had energy behind them but just needed a little bit of funding to be launched.

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Wed, 23 Apr 2014

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U.S. factory activity expands in April, pace stalls

Wed, 23 Apr 2014

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. manufacturing sector expanded in April though the rate of growth was slightly lower than expected as inventories fell, but factory output growth hit its fastest pace in three years, an industry report showed on Wednesday.

Missouri executes convicted killer in 1993 cattle-stealing plot

Wed, 23 Apr 2014

KANSAS CITY, Missouri (Reuters) - Missouri on Wednesday executed a man who had been convicted in 1993 of murdering an elderly farming couple in a plot to steal their cattle, a state official said.

'Bridgegate' scandal threatens next World Trade Center tower

Wed, 23 Apr 2014

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The "Bridgegate" scandal that rocked New Jersey Governor Chris Christie's administration earlier this year is threatening a deal that would allow developer Larry Silverstein to finish building the next World Trade Center skyscraper.

Washington state county eyes building ban after deadly mudslide: reports

Wed, 23 Apr 2014

SEATTLE (Reuters) - Snohomish County was on Wednesday to consider a six-month ban on new construction in landslide-prone areas countywide after a slide last month that killed 41 people, local media reported.

Dead teen's mother claims negligence in deadly California crash: report

Wed, 23 Apr 2014

(Reuters) - The mother of a 17-year-old student who was among 10 people killed in a highway crash in northern California earlier this month has sued FedEx Corp for negligence, California-based City News Service reported.

Obama visits mudslide-hit community in Washington state

Wed, 23 Apr 2014

OSO, Washington (Reuters) - President Barack Obama on Tuesday visited the Washington state community slammed by a deadly mudslide last month, offering condolences to the families of victims, encouragement to rescue workers, and promises of government support.

FBI seeks to identify victims of suspected child molester abroad

Wed, 23 Apr 2014

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Oklahoma execution halted amid confusion over stay orders

Wed, 23 Apr 2014

OKLAHOMA CITY (Reuters) - Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin issued a one-week stay in the execution of a death row inmate due to die by lethal injection on Tuesday, in a move to clear up confusion over which state body has the final say over executions.

Teen who stowed away on Hawaii flight resting in hospital

Wed, 23 Apr 2014

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Justin Bieber apologizes after Japan shrine visit sparks Asian anger

Wed, 23 Apr 2014

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Oscar winner Lupita Nyong'o named People's most beautiful woman

Wed, 23 Apr 2014

NEW YORK (Reuters) - It's been a big year for Lupita Nyong'o. After winning an Oscar and a lucrative advertising deal the actress was named on Wednesday as the world's most beautiful woman for 2014 by People magazine.

HBO strikes deal with Amazon to stream shows

Wed, 23 Apr 2014

(Reuters) - Some HBO shows and the Internet streaming service HBO Go will be available next month to Amazon Prime customers, the companies said on Wednesday in a move that could lure customers away from Netflix Inc.

Katie Holmes, armed and dainty in vigilante satire "Miss Meadows"

Wed, 23 Apr 2014

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Do not mess with Miss Meadows, the tap dancing elementary school teacher played by actress Katie Holmes in the new film of the same name that has premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival.

On the Bard's 450th, a birthday tour of some play 'sets'

Wed, 23 Apr 2014

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Spoon-bending psychic Geller helps Israelis defy disasters

Wed, 23 Apr 2014

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Led Zeppelin is back with 'Whole Lotta' unreleased tunes

Wed, 23 Apr 2014

LONDON (Reuters) - Legendary rockers Led Zeppelin said on Wednesday they will include previously unreleased songs in the first batch of reissues of their nine studio albums, including a version of their pulsating "Whole Lotta Love"

Illness spoils 'Royals' singer Lorde's Australian tour

Wed, 23 Apr 2014

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Stephen Colbert pays visit to new 'Late Show' home

Wed, 23 Apr 2014

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Stephen Colbert dropped in on David Letterman's late night CBS talk show, the "Late Show" on Tuesday, to get a glimpse of the rigors of the high-profile job he will take over in 2015.

Allegations of teen sex abuse by three Hollywood execs denied

Tue, 22 Apr 2014

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