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Posted March 31, 2015in Duffy

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Posted March 31, 2015in On the Move

Kum & Go buys hundreds of properties throughout metro

After purchasing a large space of real estate with plans to move its headquarters to downtown Des Moines, Kum & Go has begun acquiring several properties and spaces of land [...]

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Posted March 31, 2015in News of the Weird

Man’s best friend

Researchers are now preparing a study seeking to confirm that dog slobber, by itself (and not just the psychological advantages of playing with and petting a dog), might provide human [...]

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Posted March 31, 2015in On The Tube

Fooled again

“Bacon House Nation” Wednesday, April 1 (FYI) The producers of “Tiny House Nation,” the reality series in which families scale down their living spaces from McMansions to custom 500-square-foot mini [...]

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Posted March 31, 2015in Your View

More coverage, please

I’m writing to let you know that I am disappointed in the lack of coverage of the cock-fighting they have every month in the basement of the governor’s mansion. When [...]

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Posted March 31, 2015in Tech Talk

Apple hits the open road

Is there a more terrifying company in the world than Apple? Sure, the company offers bulletproof devices, intuitive software that seems to know what you want before you do. And [...]

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Posted March 31, 2015in Locker Room

Death, taxes and whiffle golf

The winds of change are billowing. The age of “we” and “us” are gone, and it’s time to look out for No. 1. And there’s no better sport for this [...]

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Posted March 31, 2015in Political Mercury

Kim Reynolds to pick transgender running mate in 2018

In what is widely regarded among insiders as something of a political man-made earthquake, Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds is expected to select a transgender running mate for her gubernatorial bid, [...]

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Posted March 31, 2015in Your Money

Paid for by taxpayers in Iowa

Amount: $125 To: Fareway For: An undisclosed amount of bread bags purchased to test the accuracy of Sen. Joni Ernst’s statements of using the items to keep her shoes clean [...]

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Posted March 31, 2015in Center Stage

Show me the money!

Hillary Clinton can wear a director out. The former Secretary of State, even in late rehearsal for the PAC-funded show at Stagewest, keeps quibbling over stage directions. “Stage left?” asked [...]

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