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October 22, 2014 by Lindsey in Rap Sheet

Two of a kind David Cassidy, 63, blew .19 on an alcohol test that resulted in his third drunken driving charge in January. The former teen idol was pulled over in Los Angeles for an illegal turn. In another case of lessons not learned, Daniel Sandler, 60, was booked into

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October 22, 2014 by Lindsey in Political Mercury

Beware what you run from, Iowa

Joni Ernst is on the verge of cashing in the winning ticket on a crazy bet. She’s wagering Iowa voters, collectively, will assume the mindset of teenage runways and stick with a juvenile defiance until well after Election Day. Run, run from the government, Ernst, the girl-next-door, tells Iowans. You

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October 22, 2014 by Lindsey in Food Dude

Woody’s — The Ultimate Place for Barbecue

Each of the last five years, Cityview has asked readers’ what they consider to be the ultimate place to go for a certain type of food. Four years ago, you chose B&B Grocery, Meat & Deli as the ultimate destination for sandwiches. The following year Gusto was your selection for

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October 22, 2014 by Lindsey in Sound Notes

The Des Moines Music Coalition has named most of the lineup for this year’s Little Big Fest, along with details of an expanded event that spans two days and five venues. Kicking things off on Friday, Nov. 21, at the Cowles-Kruidenier Auditorium in the State Historical Building is a panel

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October 22, 2014 by Lindsey in Locker Room

Girls of the gridiron

The NFL is now entering its eighth week, and it seems virtually everyone has caught football fever by now. Sure, some just have a side comment or an anecdote about particular players, but others live and die by their team. But don’t worry; there is a cure, and it’s simple:

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October 22, 2014 by Lindsey in Your View

Ebola won’t wipe us out

Regarding Shirley MacDonald’s letter to the editor, Oct. 9: If the Black Plague could not wipe out the entirety of the human species, neither will Ebola. Julie Luepke –Windsor Heights Buy a vowel Civic Skinny observed that the “t” was apparently laid off the Gannett company sign at Capital Square

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October 22, 2014 by Lindsey in Belly Up

The Royal Mile is Des Moines’ authentic British pub

Looking for a little bit of Europe in central Iowa? Maybe a place to reminisce about that study abroad trip to Belgium back in college? You don’t have to look too hard to find it; just talk to enough people, and they’ll point you in the right direction. The Royal

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October 22, 2014 by Lindsey in Joe's Neighborhood

Smart phones

Now, don’t push. Everyone will get to see everything. That’s it. OK, sex and drugs to the left. Rembrandt, Vermeer, and Van Gogh straight ahead. And the Anne Frank House to the right. What’s your pleasure? Of course it’s sex and drugs. I know, I know, it wasn’t a fair

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October 22, 2014 by Lindsey in Cover Story

Who will win?

Only a few weeks remain until the Nov. 4 election decides the fate of the U.S. Senate, the Iowa Congressional delegation, control of the Iowa General Assembly and the future of Iowa politics. Iowans couldn’t have a closer — or more closely watched — election. This election cycle has become

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October 22, 2014 by Lindsey in On the Move

Urbandale Aldi reopens after expansion

The Urbandale grocery store reopens Oct. 23 at 9 a.m. following a major remodeling and expansion. Located at 8400 Douglas Ave., Aldi added more than 2,000 square feet, another aisle and a checkout lane. The building is now 17,250 square feet and contains five grocery aisles. The ceiling was also

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