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How one small #Iowa car dealership is building a Super Bowl commercial empire. In today's +The Des Moines Register

CC: +Stivers Ford Lincoln , +Catch Des Moines. 
After airing four popular Super Bowl ads, Stivers is slowly building a reputation for creating cleaver, locally focused Super Bowl spots
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Some non-political ‪#‎iacaucus‬ coverage: The story of how an unlikely connection between +MSNBC's +Morning Joe and a D.M. coffee shop grew into a deep friendship.

CC: +Catch Des Moines, +Java Joes CoffeeHouse 
The story of how an unlikely connection between "Morning Joe" and a D.M. coffee shop grew into a deep friendship.
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Will a world-class skate park in Des Moines, Iowa, attract national skaters and a high-profile competition? This man thinks so.
After more than a decade, skateboarder Kevin Jones will see the Des Moines Regional Skatepark break ground in 2016.
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Will a new skate park usher young people to Des Moines? This man thinks so...
Read the whole story in the +The Des Moines Register.
After more than a decade, skateboarder Kevin Jones will see the Des Moines Regional Skatepark break ground in 2016.
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A Des Moines cinema is one of just 18 theaters in the WORLD to screen a special 70 mm IMAX film version of ‘The Force Awakens.' Here's how the theater is preparing for ‘Star Wars’ mania.
Iowa movie theater is one of 18 in world to screen a special version of 'Star Wars.' Here's how the theater prepared.
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You can't see "Star Wars" in 70 mm film in Chicago. 
You can't see "Star Wars" in 70 mm film in NYC.
You CAN see it in 70 mm film in Des Moines, Iowa.

Here's how this theater is preparing for "Star Wars" mania.
Iowa movie theater is one of 18 in world to screen a special version of 'Star Wars.' Here's how the theater prepared.
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How one +Iowa State University woman is breaking the "grass" ceiling at +Super Bowl 2015 in today's +The Des Moines Register. #iowa  

CC: +Catch Des Moines, +Iowa Cubs  
Georgeanna Heitshusen is the first woman to be selected for an intensive internship with the Super Bowl turf crew.
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Love what Georgeanna is doing for our state, Courtney. I feel there still is people who mind the field and not just field turf.
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“You can’t lead unless people trust you, and they can’t trust you unless they know you,” Carly Fiorina said. “I don’t have anything to hide. I haven’t had a perfect life, for sure. I’m not a perfect person, but I’m not afraid. I don’t feel like I need to hide anything, good, bad and ugly.”
Via +The Des Moines Register 
During two days of nonstop campaigning, Carly Fiorina connects with Iowa voters through shared experiences.
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Will a world-class skate park in Des Moines, Iowa, attract national skaters and a high-profile competition? This man thinks so.
After more than a decade, skateboarder Kevin Jones will see the Des Moines Regional Skatepark break ground in 2016.
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A Des Moines cinema is one of just 18 theaters in the WORLD to screen a special 70 mm IMAX film version of ‘The Force Awakens.' Here's how the theater is preparing for ‘Star Wars’ mania.
Iowa movie theater is one of 18 in world to screen a special version of 'Star Wars.' Here's how the theater prepared.
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A Des Moines cinema is one of just 18 theaters in the WORLD to screen a special 70 mm IMAX film version of ‘The Force Awakens.'

Here's how the theater is preparing for ‘Star Wars’ mania.
Iowa movie theater is one of 18 in world to screen a special version of 'Star Wars.' Here's how the theater prepared.
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A Des Moines cinema is one of just 18 theaters in the WORLD to screen a special 70 mm IMAX film version of ‘The Force Awakens.' Here's how the theater is preparing for ‘Star Wars’ mania.
Iowa movie theater is one of 18 in world to screen a special version of 'Star Wars.' Here's how the theater prepared.
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    Reporter and digital news editor, 2010 - present
    Courtney Crowder is a reporter and digital news editor at the Chicago Tribune. She covers television and literature as well as other entertainment and lifestyle topics. She also produces the weekly talk radio show, After Hours With Rick Kogan, which airs from 9-11 p.m. Sundays on WGN Radio. A graduate of New York University, she loves watching TV, eating gummy bears and traveling to exotic locales. Email tips to cocrowder@tribune.com and find me on Twitter @courtneycare.
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Courtney Crowder is a reporter and digital news editor at the Chicago Tribune. She covers television and literature as well as other entertainment and lifestyle topics. She also produces the weekly talk radio show, After Hours With Rick Kogan, which airs from 9-11 p.m. Sundays on WGN Radio. A graduate of New York University, she loves watching TV, eating gummy bears and traveling to exotic locales. Email tips to cocrowder@tribune.com and find me on Twitter @courtneycare.  
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    Journalism and literature, 2006 - 2010
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