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Feature Story
Iowa State Fair Concerts

Carrie Underwood, Keith Urban, Skillet, Brooks & Dunn, Nelly, Demi Lovato, Alanis Morissette, ZZ Top, John Crist, Kane Brown, Disturbed and more bring their music to Iowa State Fair attendees [...]

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Feature Story
CITYVIEW’s Ultimate Taco Challenge

After Morgan Spurlock began his decent to infamy by making a documentary movie about eating an all-McDonald’s diet, a survey asked Americans what they would choose to eat if they [...]

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Business Feature
The business of CBD and THC

Lacie Navin’s father struggled with fibromyalgia for years. Pain and sleep medications continued to pile on top of each other until a family friend introduced them to cannabidiol (CBD). Her [...]

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Civic Skinny
University athletics contracts. Roosevelt’s new projects. And a canceled 515 Alive’s future.

It’s that time of year again: Several athletics coaches at Iowa’s state-funded universities have amended their employment contracts. Although most took pay cuts in 2020 during the pandemic, they are [...]

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Political Mercury
What Reynolds said about abortion penalties when she hit the statewide stage

Republicans, with a generational win in hand with the overturning of Roe v. Wade, are looking to ban abortion at the state level across the nation. Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds [...]

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Film Review
Say yes to ‘Nope’

An empty television recording studio greets us from the once black screen. The AUDIENCE CLAP sign light clicks on and off. On and off. A rustle behind the couch provides [...]

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Food Dude
Mingala Bar

When a new ethnic cuisine comes to the metro, it almost always arrives in a low-rent neighborhood in Des Moines. Our first Vietnamese, Thai, Indian, Pakistani, soul food, Ethiopian, Kenyan, [...]

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Des Moines Forgotten
Punk rock in Iowa

When I started my radio show “Iowa Basement Tapes” in July of 2018, I set out to research and preserve Iowa’s punk rock and counterculture history. Over the last four [...]

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Center Stage
The aura of Cloris infuses annual theatre awards

Central Iowa continues to celebrate a special Oscar-winning actress who continued to maintain a strong relationship with her hometown, Des Moines. Cloris Leachman departed this mortal stage in January of [...]

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Joe's Neighborhood
The end of a time

The farmhouse sat on one side of the gravel road, surrounded by a large yard with a pump, a vegetable garden and scattered peony bushes. Chickens worked the ground in [...]

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