Tuesday, September 2, 2014

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August 27, 2014 by Lindsey in Rap Sheet

Two of a kind Former Destiny’s Child member Farrah Franklin, 33, was arrested July 20 for disorderly conduct. She was arrested for the same charges in 2011, with booze reportedly being involved both times. Though he’s never been a fourth member of Destiny’s Child, Brady Lynne Embrey does have one

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August 27, 2014 by Lindsey in Belly Up

Malo: The ‘bad’ bar that’s really damn good

Naming a restaurant “bad” might seem like a strange way to start out a business, but for downtown Des Moines’ new Latin-inspired bar and restaurant, the name couldn’t be more opposite of its reputation. Malo opened its doors in May next to the Des Moines Social Club in an old

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August 27, 2014 by Lindsey in Political Mercury

Sarah Palin, Joni Ernst’s political jukebox hero

Political question of the day for Iowans: What’s worse, being Sarah Palin, or wanting to be like Sarah Palin? Many opponents of Joni Ernst, the Red Oak Republican seeking a Hawkeye State U.S. Senate seat, make the easy reach in comparing Ernst with another conservative female political figure, Sarah Palin,

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August 27, 2014 by Lindsey in Locker Room

Say goodbye to the dog days of summer

Too often, man’s best friend is unable to join its master in fun and camaraderie. While the family piles in the car heading out for adventures, the dog is left behind — except for this weekend. It’s time to take in the last days of summer with your four-legged friends.

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August 27, 2014 by Lindsey in Your Money

Paid for by taxpayers in… the Des Moines Public School District

Amount: $1,632.50 To: A Team Apparel For: Baseball shirts Amount: $31,579.50 To: A+ Lawn & Landscape Inc. For: Mowing needs for 2013-2014 Amount: $6,844.14 To: Academy Roofing & Sheet Metal For: Work at various locations Amount: $4,658 To: ACME Tools For: Maintenance supplies Amount: $233.25 To: Action Reprographics For: Work

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August 27, 2014 by Lindsey in Civic Skinny

Catching up: Fair’s sidewalk evangelist appeals. Tirrells file for bankruptcy. Gortz Haus update.

Jason Powell, who was told by Iowa State Fair officials and then by Federal Judge Robert Pratt that his sidewalk preaching interfered with traffic, last week appealed Pratt’s ruling to the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals. Powell, a “professing Christian who is compelled to share his faith with others in

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August 27, 2014 by Lindsey in Duffy

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August 27, 2014 by Lindsey in News of the Weird

It’s Facebook’s world now Up-and-coming Sicilian mobster Domenico Palazzotto, 28, was outed in August by Italy’s L’Espresso magazine as the owner of an ineffectively pseudonymous Facebook page showing off his muscled, bare-chested body and perhaps recruiting members. One fan asked, “Do I need to send a (resume)?” “Yes, brother,” came

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August 27, 2014 by Lindsey in Sound Check

Ill Way “Something New To Do” Independent Ill Way is a local band that, admittedly, I came into this listen knowing nothing about. It’s always a gamble when you’re reviewing a CD completely blind, because Ill Way could have been an experimental noise act that specialized in taking a dump

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August 27, 2014 by Lindsey in On the Move

Self-serve dog wash opens in Urbandale

Canine Clean, located at 2311 Rocklyn Drive, offers everything needed to make your dogs look and smell great, including professional tubs, aprons, towels, brushes, shampoo, conditioner and dryers. All dogs must be on a leash, and walk-ins are welcome, though washes must start at least 30 minutes prior to closing.

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