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Posted June 19, 2013in Good Bad Ugly

The good When the Miss America pageant is held later this year, it will feature the first contestant born without an arm. The newly crowned Miss Iowa, Nicole Kelly of [...]

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Posted June 12, 2013in Good Bad Ugly

The good Victory Media, publisher of G.I. Jobs magazine, announced last week that Des Moines has been named a 2013 Top 50 Military Friendly City. Des Moines was ranked in [...]

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Posted June 05, 2013in Good Bad Ugly

The good Des Moines radio station STAR 102.5 raised more than $163,000 during its 15th Annual Big Ken and Colleen’s Kids Radiothon. All proceeds will benefit families who receive care [...]

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Posted May 29, 2013in Good Bad Ugly

The good Metro area police departments held a Voluntary Weapons Turn-In at various locations during Police Week recently with the goal of reducing the number of unwanted firearms and weapons [...]

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Posted May 22, 2013in Good Bad Ugly

The good KCWI-TV Great Day Meteorologist Jason Parkin has been named the Lymphoma and Leukemia Society’s Celebrity of the Year for the Iowa Chapter. The award is based on a [...]

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Posted May 15, 2013in Good Bad Ugly

The good Metro Waste Authority is now accepting applications for grants to support environmental projects, such as cleanups, rain gardens and recycling initiatives. Recipients can receive up to $2,500 for [...]

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Posted May 08, 2013in Good Bad Ugly

The good The Polk County Health Department recently received a $10,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ National Vaccine Program Office and JBS International Inc. to [...]

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Posted May 01, 2013in Good Bad Ugly

The good National Drug Endangered Children Awareness Day was declared to be on April 24 last week. Supported by several local organizations, including the Mid-Iowa Narcotics Enforcement (M.I.N.E.) Task Force. [...]

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Posted April 24, 2013in Good Bad Ugly

The good The IMT Des Moines Marathon held a group run/walk last weekend to show its solidarity with those affected by the Boston Marathon bombing. Bright and early on Saturday [...]

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Posted April 17, 2013in Good Bad Ugly

The good The 2013 Fight for Air Climb took place in downtown Des Moines last week to benefit the American Lung Association in Iowa, and 1,100 people climbed for the [...]

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