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Where Do You Want to Live: Red State or Blue State?

We’re supposed to be the United States of America. But in many ways, we’re now divided into two very different nations: red states and blue states. Which ones are succeeding? Which ones are failing? And why? To answer these questions, economist Stephen Moore compares them side-by-side.
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West Burlington sweeps Danville, 3-0

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West Burlington’s Sydney Marlow (20) spikes the ball past Danville’s Carlea Beckman (15) Tuesday night in West Burlington. West Burlington downed Danville, 25-13, 25-2, 25-12.
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Danville’s Molly Smith (4) bumps the ball in to play against West Burlington Tuesday night in West Burlington. West Burlington downed Danville, 25-13, 25-2, 25-12.
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West Burlington’s Isabella Ritter (27) sends the ball over the net against Danville Tuesday night in West Burlington. West Burlington downed Danville, 25-13, 25-2, 25-12.
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Danville’s Ava Smith (5) keeps the ball in play against West Burlington Tuesday night in West Burlington. West Burlington downed Danville, 25-13, 25-2, 25-12.
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West Burlington’s Sophie Armstrong (center) celebrates with teammates after scoring a point against Danville Tuesday night in West Burlington. West Burlington downed Danville, 25-13, 25-2, 25-12.
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WB’s Paige Carson sings National Anthem

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West Burlington Senior Paige Carson sings the National Anthem before the volleyball match between Danville and West Burlington Tuesday night in West Burlington.
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Just One Percent of U.S. Counties Account for Bulk of COVID-19 Deaths

Click here: Through September 26, there have been 202,807 deaths in the U.S. from COVID-19, but a significant proportion of those have occurred in just a handful of counties. In fact, the 30 counties with the most deaths represent 1 percent of all counties, 19 percent of the total U.S. population, and 39 percent of all U.S. deaths.

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Never Apologize to the Mob

What once was the start of healthy debate is now just as often a catalyst for personal and professional destruction. “The mob” is out to cancel anyone who crosses it. Paris Dennard describes the problem and offers a solution.
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Nikes’ Augustine takes 1st place at Tony Proctor Invitational Cross Country Meet

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Note Dame – West Burlington runners take off at the start of the Tony Proctor Cross Country meet at the Burlington RecPlex Thursday afternoon. Hadley Augustine (1061) took first place honors, Kennedy Ritter (1062) placed fifth, and Landry Begner placed tenth.
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ND-WB Nikes run at Tony Proctor Invitational Cross Country Meet

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Notre Dame – West Burlington runners, Alex Abouassaly (1064), Sage Eggar (1066), Ryne Rogers (1065), Anthony Moad (1067), and Connor Bush (1068), start running at The Tony Proctor Cross Country Invitational Meet at the Burlington RecPlex Thursday afternoon. Coach Lee Lundvall looks on.
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Police Go Where the Crime Is

Are the police friend or foe? Are they necessary to preserve order, or are they unnecessarily intrusive? Do they have society’s best interest in mind, or are they racist and violent? Heather Mac Donald, Senior Fellow at the Manhattan Institute, analyzes the numbers behind these hot-topic questions.
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I Love America Too Much to Stay Silent

Nestride Yumga experienced real corruption and civil rights abuses in Africa. Then she came to America, the land of opportunity, education, and freedom. So when Black Lives Matter protests declared America guilty of systemic racism and injustice, she knew she had to defend her adoptive country.
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Falcons sweep Comets, 3-0

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West Burlington’s Sydney Marlow (20) dives to keep the ball in play against Cardinal Tuesday night in West Burlington. West Burlington swept Cardinal, 25-12, 25-15, 25-10.
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West Burlington’s Grace Hoenig (21) hits the ball between Cardinal defenders Tuesday night in West Burlington. West Burlington swept Cardinal, 25-12, 25-15, 25-10.
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West Burlington’s Riley Cline (2) bumps the ball in to play against Cardinal Tuesday night in West Burlington. West Burlington swept Cardinal, 25-12, 25-15, 25-10.
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West Burlington’s Lauren Krogmeier (22) tries to block Cardinal’s Kiya Chapin (10) Tuesday night in West Burlington. West Burlington swept Cardinal, 25-12, 25-15, 25-10.
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West Burlington’s Isabelle Ritter (27) sends the ball over the net against Cardinal Tuesday night in West Burlington. West Burlington swept Cardinal, 25-12, 25-15, 25-10.
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West Burlington’s Raven Messamaker (5) bumps the ball in to play against Cardinal Tuesday night in West Burlington. West Burlington swept Cardinal, 25-12, 25-15, 25-10.
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West Burlington’s Jada Wiseman (14) serves against Cardinal Tuesday night in West Burlington. West Burlington swept Cardinal, 25-12, 25-15, 25-10.
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West Burlington’s Sophia Armstrong (19) prepares to serve against Cardinal Tuesday night in West Burlington. West Burlington swept Cardinal, 25-12, 25-15, 25-10.