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How Le Mars-native Paul Rust met Judd Apatow, took on Hollywood, wooed +Netflix US & Canada and managed to maintain his #Iowa roots.
How a beloved kid from Le Mars is finally breaking big in Hollywood — on his own terms.
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The story of how a boy from Le Mars took on Hollywood, but maintained his Iowa roots. 
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What's good? LOVE!
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+The Des Moines Register spent one night at Peggy's Tavern and lives to tell the tale. 
Ahead of the Drake Relays, one reporter tries to understand the lore of Peggy's.
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How a pig saved a small-town movie theater
Meet Joy. She spends her days in a small Newton movie theater.
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The story of how Le Mars-native Paul Rust met Judd Apatow, took on Hollywood and managed to maintain his Iowa roots.
How a beloved kid from Le Mars is finally breaking big in Hollywood — on his own terms.
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The story behind +Netflix US & Canada "Love."
How a beloved kid from Le Mars is finally breaking big in Hollywood — on his own terms.
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+The Des Moines Register spends one night at Peggy's Tavern and lives to tell the tale. 
Ahead of the Drake Relays, one reporter tries to understand the lore of Peggy's.
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I spent one night at +Drake University favorite #Peggy's Tavern and lived to tell the tale. In the +The Des Moines Register.
Ahead of the Drake Relays, one reporter tries to understand the lore of Peggy's.
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How a pig saved a small-town movie theater
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Reporter and digital producer for the Chicago Tribune. Producer for WGN Radio.
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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
  • Glenbrook South High School
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