Puppetry Politics: At the request of a California congressman, Elmo, the red Muppet, once testified before a congressional subcommittee — in 2002, in support of increased funding for music education.

The Iowa city of Dubuque, with a current population of about 60,000, has three U’s in its name. The largest city in the United States whose name also has three U’s is located in:

A) Wisconsin

B) New Mexico

C) Massachusetts

D) California

Thursday’s answer: Centenarian artist Anna Mary “Grandma” Moses preferred to paint on wood-board materials such as Masonite.

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