Tuesday, October 21, 2014


Locker Room
Warriors and Nuggets invade Wells

The National Basketball Association (NBA) season is nearly here, and that means only one thing: traveling exhibition games. And while it’s been nearly 17 years since the last NBA matchup in Des Moines, fans are eager to see what the stars have in store for them. Or more appropriately, one star in particular: Harrison Barnes. […]

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Cover Story
Fall books guide

The air is crisp. The leaves are falling. It’s finally fall. When the weather starts turning colder, nothing sounds better than curling up in a blanket with a hot beverage and reading for hours. It doesn’t matter how you consume the stories, whether you like your books the old-fashioned way — with crisp white pages […]

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Film Review
An incomplete investigation

“Kill the Messenger” 2 stars Rated R 112 minutes Biography Starring: Jeremy Renner, Robert Patrick, Jena Sims Investigative journalism isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. It never was. “Big scandal” stories like the one broken by real-life San Jose Mercury News reporter Gary Stephen Webb, about the CIA’s funding of the Nicaraguan Contras to […]

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The Sound
The little folksinger

“I do enough of these interviews that they’re never really a big deal,” I said to the folksinger on the other end of my phone last week. “But I’m really trying my best to keep my shit together right now.” Ani DiFranco, speaking from her home in New Orleans, laughed easily and often as we […]

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Belly Up
A new way to eat brunch at Americana

Nothing says “I’ve got my life together” quite like going out for brunch on the weekend. First, brunch-goers have managed to get out of bed and ready for the day by mid-morning. This may not seem like any great feat, but for young adults adjusting from college life, it’s starkly different from rolling out of […]

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Cityview's Question of the Week

Cityview’s question of the week

Have you ever had your credit card number or card stolen?

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