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Posted October 28, 2015in Cover Story

What we fear

Horror movies and ghost stories were once virtually exclusive to Halloween, the day in which thrill seekers indulge in haunted houses with chainsaw-wielding, masked serial killers who invoke blood-curdling screams. [...]

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Posted October 28, 2015in Locker Room

Zombie hunters

As George Romero taught us, “When there’s no more room in Hell, the dead will walk the earth.” What no one could have imagined is that Hell’s spillover would trickle [...]

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Posted October 28, 2015in Food Dude

East Village’s latest niche

East Village’s restaurant scene has been developing in its own fashion. Unlike the west side of downtown, small restaurants pop up as often as places with hundreds of seats and [...]

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Posted October 28, 2015in Civic Skinny

Challenger Charleston sues Sheriff McCarthy again.

The bad blood between Sheriff Bill McCarthy and Dan Charleston is spilling over into court again. Charleston is a sergeant in the Polk County Sheriff’s Department. He ran against McCarthy [...]

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Posted October 28, 2015in On the Move

The U Neighborhood Bar & Grill opens in Urbandale

The recently closed Victor’s Sports Club didn’t have its doors locked for long, as The U Neighborhood Bar & Grill opened recently in its place at 7500 Douglas Ave. in [...]

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Posted October 28, 2015in Sound Circuit

Midwest disco

Electropop duo MAIDS describes themselves as “Midwest disco.” It is a fitting descriptor. Much like the land from which Danny Heggen and Mickey Davis hail, MAIDS is unassuming and can [...]

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Posted October 28, 2015in Guest Commentary

Some mental health conditions are easy to diagnose

I don’t agree with much that Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal has had to say in the Republican presidential sweepstakes and, apparently, not many in his political base do either. He’s [...]

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Posted October 28, 2015in Sound Check

Demi Lovato “Confident” Safehouse Let’s start with a potentially divisive declaration: Demi Lovato’s “Cool For the Summer” is the best song written this year. Do with that information what you [...]

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Posted October 28, 2015in Game Day

Detroit Lions (1-6) vs. Kansas City Chiefs (2-5) Sunday, Nov. 1, 8:30 a.m. CST Wembley Stadium, London, England Games like this can be tough to get excited about, unless, of [...]

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Posted October 28, 2015in Rap Sheet

Two of a kind

Jason “Mayhem” Miller, 34, used a ceramic tile as a weapon during a fight with police on Oct. 16 when they were called to his home early Friday morning in [...]

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