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» The List
The List

They’re off to see the wizard in Rock Falls

Rock Falls High School students took parade watchers somewhere over the rainbow during the school’s homecoming parade Thursday. The theme this year was The Wizard of Oz, and students showed what a whiz of a wiz they were on Oz-themed floats. Homecoming week continues today when the Rockets take on the Oregon Hawks at Hinders Field at 7 p.m. On Saturday, homecoming week wraps up with the homecoming dance.
» Business Bits
Business Bits

Mobile: The April 21 Deadline is Fast Approaching

M-Day…April 21. That is the day Google is waking businesses up to the mobile revolution. Mobile has been growing for years, but the pace is picking up. In 2013, searches on mobile devices outnumbered searches done on desktop computers. Businesses should have taken notice then (if not before) and made their websites easily viewable on phones and tablets. But, many businesses missed the memo or ignored it.
» Movies | Entertainment

Review: '71' (Grade: B-plus)

'71' is a gripping thriller set during Northern Ireland’s “troubles”
» The List | Entertainment

8 movies I've never seen, but would watch based on title and cover art

Netflix has a huge library of some of my favorite movies, but it also has many that I’ve never seen or heard of. In the spirit of adventure, here are eight movies that I have not viewed, but would watch solely based on the title and cover art:
» The List | Entertainment

My favorite moments in entertainment in 2014

I’m a lover of all things entertainment.
» The List | Entertainment

Ranking Grisham books, from best to worst

It is said that nothing is certain but death and taxes.
» The List | Entertainment

5 albums that rock

Unlike my contemporaries here at the office, I don't actively seek out new music. Sometimes something comes along that I like, but I tend to lean toward older works. So instead of reviewing new stuff (though some may be new), I'm writing my take on the last five albums I have purchased.
» The List | Entertainment

Our favorite books of 2014

Last week, fellow reporter Matt Mencarini and I were talking about books. The conversation stemmed from a guilty pang I felt when I realized the number of books I’d actually read this year, start-to-finish, fell well below the number of months in a year.
Review: '71' (Grade: B-plus)

Review: '71' (Grade: B-plus)

It wasn’t that long ago.The streets were littered with barricades, and at night, you could see the b…
5 albums that rock

5 albums that rock

Unlike my contemporaries here at the office, I don't actively seek out new music. Sometimes something comes along that I like, but I tend to…
Our favorite books of 2014

Our favorite books of 2014

Last week, fellow reporter Matt Mencarini and I were talking about books. The conversation stemmed from a guilty pang I felt when I realized…
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