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December 17, 2014 by Lindsey in Film Review

Not very godly

“Exodus: Gods and Kings” 150 minutes Rated PG-13 Starring: Christian Bale, Joel Edgerton, Ben Kingsley There is a good movie hidden within “Exodus: Gods and Kings,” but there is also a very real chance that the things that are worthwhile will be lost underneath the weight of all the film’s

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December 17, 2014 by Lindsey in Belly Up

Eatery A: Five-star quality at a two-star price

Dust off that favorite little black dress in the back of your closet, ladies, and strap on your best heels. Ditch the tennis shoes, men, and find that one tie you only wear for work parties and funerals. Tonight, try something different with a romantic dinner date at downtown Des

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December 17, 2014 by Lindsey in Your View

A modern Benedict Arnold

A modern Benedict Arnold Ted Cruz is holding up the budget vote in Washington. He wants to push his own anti-immigration bill as a part of the deal. But yet, Ted Cruz is a Latino immigrant himself! He was born in Canada of a Cuban father. He should be working

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December 17, 2014 by Lindsey in Sound Circuit

Dave Zollo has lived

Dave Zollo has lived. Musically, there are few people in the state who can claim his pedigree. Between founding Trailer Records and performing in iconic acts like High and Lonesome and his own Body Electric, there is no doubt that Zollo’s image would belong up on the Mount Rushmore of

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December 17, 2014 by Lindsey in The Sound

Steamrolling Christmas

Mannheim Streamroller is, perhaps more than any other pop sensation, the brainchild of one man. The whole concept started back in 1974 when Chip Davis — who was also busy at that time penning songs for novelty country act C.W. McCall — decided to create an outlet to showcase his

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December 17, 2014 by Lindsey in Tech Talk

Have the Trolls inherited the Internet?

What makes America so great? Without hesitation, you should have answered, “the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution.” The Declaration states that each and every American is afforded the right to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. The Constitution institutes the right to bear arms, protection from illegal search

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December 17, 2014 by Lindsey in Sound Check

Nicki Minaj “The Pinkprint” Republic   Nicki Minaj is like a vaguely easier to palate Lil’ Kim with better marketing and a less dirty past. As pop music goes, it is OK, and there is an obvious reason why she is popular if you are into that kind of thing.

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December 17, 2014 by Lindsey in Cover Story

People Making a Difference

There are two primary aspects to any non-profit organization or social program: the money, and the work. Most of the former comes in through donations from private donors, businesses and charitable trusts. It’s the side of things that gets all the press. Organizations will mention how much money they raised

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December 17, 2014 by Lindsey in Rap Sheet

Two of a kind

Two of a Kind Last year, Radric Davis (a.k.a. Gucci Mane, then 33) was arrested for possession of marijuana and for threatening police officers. A friend of Davis’ called the police to warn them of his erratic behavior, and once officials arrived, Davis began cursing at them and threatening them.

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December 17, 2014 by Lindsey in Joe's Neighborhood

It isn’t personal

Entering into the public meeting on this early winter day in Iowa was reminiscent of visiting a new church eager for converts. Smiling faces greeted everyone at the door. Materials were placed into calloused hands as the staff kept everyone moving forward. Coffee and donuts were displayed on long tables

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