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Finney 5: Real reasons we celebrate Cinco de Mayo

Finney 5: Real reasons we celebrate Cinco de MayoIt's not Mexican independence day or just an excuse to drink tequila and wear a sombrero
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  • 32 minutes ago
News

Making Weight: Step out of shadows, set aside shame

Making Weight: Step out of shadows, set aside shameMetro Voice columnist Daniel Finney updates us on his efforts to lose more than 300 pounds
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  • 47 minutes ago
Movies

Trailer: 'Mad Max: Fury Road'

Trailer: 'Mad Max: Fury Road'Though determined to wander the post-apocalyptic wasteland alone, Mad Max joins Furiosa, a fugitive imperator, and her band who are all trying to escape a savage warlord.
  • Movies
  • 52 minutes ago
Movies

Trailer: 'Welcome to Me'

Trailer: 'Welcome to Me'A mentally unbalanced lottery winner goes off her medication, buys a talk show and uses it as a platform to broadcast her bizarre opinions on a wide variety of topics.
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  • 1 hour, 17 minutes ago
Movies

Trailer: 'The D Train'

Trailer: 'The D Train'A nebbish spins a web of lies around a famous former classmate to win his friendship and persuade him to attend their high-school reunion.
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  • 1 hour, 18 minutes ago
Movies

Trailer: 'Maggie'

Trailer: 'Maggie'A devoted father stays by his daughter's side as a disease transforms her into a zombie.
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  • 1 hour, 19 minutes ago
Entertainment

New princess named Charlotte Elizabeth Diana

New princess named Charlotte Elizabeth DianaPrince William and Duchess Kate of Cambridge have named their second-born child and first daughter Charlotte Elizabeth Diana. The origin of her names are both traditional and sentimental.
  • Entertainment
  • 17 hours, 29 minutes ago
Horses

Kentucky Derby betting tops $500k at Prairie Meadows

Kentucky Derby betting tops $500k at Prairie MeadowsKentucky Derby betting at Prairie Meadows topped $500,000 Saturday.
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  • 1 day, 5 hours ago
Entertainment

32 Photos: Andrew W.K. at Vaudeville Mews

32 Photos: Andrew W.K. at Vaudeville MewsAndrew WK throws the ultimate party during his set at Vaudeville Mews on Saturday night 5/2/15.
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  • 1 day, 17 hours ago
Life

The most generous gift from my mother

The most generous gift from my motherSend The Register stories about your mother, and they could be included in a story published Mother's Day.
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  • 1 day, 19 hours ago
Entertainment

33 photos: Kentucky Derby hats at Prairie Meadows

33 photos: Kentucky Derby hats at Prairie MeadowsJen Lickteig, 26, left, Megan Churchill, 27, middle, and Heather Gilmore, 27, show off their hats during the annual Kentucky Derby Hat Contest on Saturday, May 2, 2015 at Prairie Meadows Racetrack and Casino in Altoona, Iowa. The grand prize winner of the hat contest...
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  • 2 days, 11 hours ago
Life

37 Photos: Beaverdale Superhero 5K

37 Photos: Beaverdale Superhero 5KAdam Fasselius, 30, and Jacie Fasselius, 26, of Des Moines before the first annual Beaverdale Superhero 5K on May 2, 2015 at the First Federated Church in Des Moines, Iowa. Brenna Norman/For The Register
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  • 2 days, 15 hours ago
Life

35 Photos: Downtown Farmers' Market 2015

35 Photos: Downtown Farmers' Market 2015Mike Crow, 28, and Rachel Crow, 28, during opening weekend for the 2015 Farmer's Market on Saturday, May 2, 2015 in Downtown Des Moines, Iowa. Brenna Norman/For The Register
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  • 2 days, 15 hours ago
Entertainment

10 things we love about des moines in may

10 things we love about des moines in may10 things we love about des moines in may
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  • 3 days, 11 hours ago
Business

Fresh Market offers natural and organic products

Fresh Market offers natural and organic productsThe Fresh Market offers organic and gourmet products in a European-like atmosphere.
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  • 3 days, 12 hours ago
Entertainment

40,000 expected for farmers market's 40th season opener

40,000 expected for farmers market's 40th season openerCrowds to take over Court Avenue for a mix of big-city swagger and small-town charm.
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  • 3 days, 13 hours ago
Entertainment

3 DIY Derby Drinks

3 DIY Derby DrinksGrab your bow ties and floppy hats -- it's time to get down and derby with a Kentucky Derby drink!
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  • 3 days, 13 hours ago
Entertainment

Bird's eye view of the Des Moines Farmers' Market

Bird's eye view of the Des Moines Farmers' MarketFrom fresh produce, flowers and an enjoyable atmosphere, the downtown Des Moines Farmers' Market kicks off Saturday.
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  • 3 days, 14 hours ago
Horses

What is your Kentucky Derby horse name?

What is your Kentucky Derby horse name?Use this name generator to find your Kentucky Derby horse name.
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  • 3 days, 15 hours ago
Life

'Lion King' still rules

'Lion King' still rulesThe bold original vision holds up after 18 years.
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  • 3 days, 22 hours ago
Entertainment

6 awesomely nerdy things to do this weekend

6 awesomely nerdy things to do this weekend"Avengers: Age of Ultron" comes out this week, but the nerdy fun doesn't have to end there.
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  • 4 days, 1 hour ago
Columnists

Lauren M.G. Burt: Etiquette is more than which fork to use

Lauren M.G. Burt: Etiquette is more than which fork to useAs someone who once worked in the political arena, the upcoming election has prompted me to examine why etiquette — and civility — are more essential today than ever before.
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  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Entertainment

Prom unites generations of women

Prom unites generations of womenProm, the "quintessential story of high school," unites generations of women despite differences
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  • 4 days, 4 hours ago
Entertainment

7 must-attend weekend events

7 must-attend weekend eventsSee what you can do this weekend in and around Des Moines.
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  • 4 days, 16 hours ago
Dining

Loin king: Vote for Iowa's best pork tenderloin

Loin king: Vote for Iowa's best pork tenderloinThe 2015 Best Breaded Pork Tenderloin contest opens May 1.
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  • 4 days, 18 hours ago
Music

Slipknot returns to Iowa 'on top of its game'

Slipknot returns to Iowa 'on top of its game'Guitarist Jim Root talks about returning home for a Cedar Rapids show
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  • 4 days, 18 hours ago
Entertainment

What's new, what returns to Downtown Farmers' Market?

What's new, what returns to Downtown Farmers' Market?Meet some Downtown Farmers' Market vendors and see what's new
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  • 4 days, 23 hours ago