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Feature Story
Fall arts and entertainment guide

With summer coming to a close soon, it will be time to break out those hoodies, don your stocking caps, and lace up your boots. Just because the temperatures drop [...]

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Feature Story
Football wins

Football is the new national pastime. It took down all competitors during the last 50 years. The game generates more interest than all other sports in the U.S. It sells [...]

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Business Feature
Onboarding and retention

According to the Society for Human Resource Management, direct replacement costs of an employee are as high as 50-60% of that employee’s annual salary. Those are the costs associated with [...]

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Civic Skinny
Iowa ranks 4th in gambling. ISU (finally) sends coaching contracts. State Fair has 2nd largest attendance ever.

Winter and construction may be known as Iowa’s two seasons, but it might be time to add a third: gambling. New research from details gambling expenditures across several states [...]

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Political Mercury
DEI is so politicized now — and misunderstood

Life at its best — the growth of family, development of friendships and pursuit of professional passions — is about addition, not subtraction.  That’s the mindset I walked away with [...]

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Film Review
‘TMNT: Mutant Mayhem’ continues lasting legacy of Turtle Power

Based on the 1984 comic book by Kevin Eastman and Peter Laird, the Ninja Turtles were originally meant as a spoof of other superheroes. Rather than flying gods in tights, [...]

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Food Dude
Grandeur and glamour west of town

When Jordan Creek Town Center was under construction the decade before its 2004 opening, developers told me they wanted to attract Ruth’s Chris Steak House so badly they offered incentives. [...]

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Des Moines Forgotten
What lies beneath?

I have written about coal mining in the metro previously with the Shuler Mines in Waukee. It’s surreal to think that Des Moines is littered with abandoned mines under the [...]

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Joe's Neighborhood
Playing as an old man

Listen, this is truly going somewhere. I promise. But the journey requires that we play Candy Land, which means we have to get past Peppermint Forest and Gumdrop Mountains and [...]

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Center Stage
Iowa premiere leads enticing shows on the horizon

This column has covered the arduous path that Tallgrass Theatre Company has traveled to replant its creative roots into West Des Moines. Forced to move from its original home in [...]

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CITYVIEW's Question of the Week

CITYVIEW’s question of the week

Have you ever had a pedicure?

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