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Dubuque hosts 12th Annual Relay for Life

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DUBUQUE (KWWL) -- Dubuque's 13th Annual Relay for Life event kicked of Friday night.  The 12 hour relay at Dalzell field is an effort to raise money and awareness of cancer.

This year more that 75 teams of 15 are registered.  They hope to raise more that $180,000.

"We also fight back and let people know what they can do to fight back against cancer all year long," said Shontele Orr.

Friday's luminary ceremony, to remember those who have lost their lives to cancer, is set to begin at 9:30 pm.  Anyone is invited to attend.

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