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May 17, 2022 by Beckham Miller in The Culture Buzz

Greetings, Cultural Catalysts:

From the dynamic MainFrame Studios Building at 900 Keosauqua Way in Des Moines, Iowa comes your Listener-supported Community Voice, the Award-Winning independent radio station KFMG-LP 98.9 FM, bringing you music, literature & cultural news from the American [...]

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May 17, 2022 by Beckham Miller in Morain

Courts

Appeals courts that sit as multi-member panels, including supreme courts, hear pleadings and legal arguments in public. But after those end, and the briefs are filed, the judges retire to [...]

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May 16, 2022 by Beckham Miller in Stray Thoughts

We are tired of waiting for our leaders to lead

Aaron Salter Jr., 55, was on duty at the security job that supplemented his retirement income. Ruth Whitfield, 86, was buying groceries. Celestine Chaney, 65, stopped in for strawberries for [...]

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May 10, 2022 by Beckham Miller in The Culture Buzz

Greetings, Cultural Catalysts:

  From the dynamic MainFrame Studios Building at 900 Keosauqua Way in Des Moines, Iowa comes your Listener-supported Community Voice, the Award-Winning independent radio station KFMG-LP 98.9 FM, bringing you music, literature & cultural news from the [...]

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May 10, 2022 by Beckham Miller in Morain

Iowans themselves could decide the state’s abortion status

Millions of Americans are now focused on the issue of abortion, after someone leaked a first draft of the U.S. Supreme Court’s apparent decision to repeal the nation’s guarantee of [...]

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May 09, 2022 by Beckham Miller in Stray Thoughts

Recent news has been hip-deep in irony

Irony has been so deep in recent days that we shouldn’t be surprised if people start walking around with their chore boots on or with the cuffs on their pants [...]

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May 05, 2022 by Beckham Miller in Morain

I’m a Rhubarbarian

Last Sunday, May 1, would have been my late brother Tom’s 75th birthday. He is much missed by his extended family members and many, many friends.  Tom was blessed with [...]

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May 04, 2022 by Beckham Miller in The Culture Buzz

Greetings, Cultural Catalysts:

  From the dynamic MainFrame Studios Building at 900 Keosauqua Way in Des Moines, Iowa comes your Listener-supported Community Voice, the Award-Winning independent radio station KFMG-LP 98.9 FM, bringing you music, literature & cultural news from the [...]

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May 04, 2022 by Beckham Miller in Feature 1

Summer Arts & Entertainment Guide

Ah, there’s nothing like summer in Des Moines. Concerts, exhibitions, sporting events, shows, markets, runs and rides, festivals, fairs… Attractions abound in central Iowa, and we’ve listed them all out [...]

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May 04, 2022 by Beckham Miller in Feature 2

Different, but the same — The evolution of the Iowa Cubs continues

Iowa Cubs President and General Manager Sam Bernabe does not, and never will, fear change. For the past 39 years in his role at the managerial helm of Des Moines’ [...]

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