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A professor's quest for the purest vodka

A professor's quest for the purest vodkaFrom the heavens to a shot glass: Iowa State professor uses ozone gas to create an impurity-free vodka.
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  • 2 hours, 53 minutes ago
Arts

Moving mountains for 'The Lion King'

Moving mountains for 'The Lion King'Stage crews are halfway through the set-up for the show, which opens here Tuesday.
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  • 5 hours, 31 minutes ago
Entertainment

Best Bets: Things to do in May

Best Bets: Things to do in MayIt's considered good luck to wear a hat to the Kentucky Derby, so go all out and show off your best derby attire at the 8th Annual American Cancer Society's Coaches vs. Cancer Kentucky Derby Gala.
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  • 19 hours ago
Dining

Best of Beaverdale bars

Best of Beaverdale barsIt's Drake Relays season in Des Moines and that means one thing: a perfect excuse to party.
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  • 1 day, 15 hours ago
Dining

50 photos: Fong's Pizza in Des Moines and Ankeny

50 photos: Fong's Pizza in Des Moines and AnkenyCrab Rangoon pizza from Fong's Pizza, located at 223 Fourth St. in Des Moines.
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  • 1 day, 15 hours ago
Entertainment

49 photos: Lefty's Drake Relays party with Bonne Finken

49 photos: Lefty's Drake Relays party with Bonne FinkenBonne Finken performs Thursday, April 23, 2015, at Lefty's in Des Moines.
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  • 1 day, 16 hours ago
Dining

Leave my Kraft mac 'n' cheese alone

Leave my Kraft mac 'n' cheese aloneYou're fooling yourself if you think eliminating dye makes Kraft mac and cheese healthful
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  • 1 day, 17 hours ago
Entertainment

26 photos: Peggy's Tavern tent party celebrating Drake Relays

26 photos: Peggy's Tavern tent party celebrating Drake RelaysRich Blake, 27, (left) and Steve Blake, 28, Thursday, April 23, 2015, during the Peggy's Relay Tent Party at Peggy's Tavern in Des Moines.
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  • 1 day, 17 hours ago
Tech

Learn to do 5 things on an Apple Watch in 60 seconds

Learn to do 5 things on an Apple Watch in 60 secondsIf you're in the market for an Apple Watch but can't fathom texting or taking calls from a watch, we've got the five main things you need to know how to do.
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  • 2 days, 7 hours ago
Dining

13 photos: The Copper Cup

13 photos: The Copper CupThe Copper Cup Tuesday, July 15, 2014, in Des Moines.
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  • 2 days, 7 hours ago
Dining

10 photos: Spicy food restaurants

10 photos: Spicy food restaurantsThe Angry Catfish is a whole deep-fried catfish from the Nut Pob Restaurant, a popular spicy dish at the restaurant.
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  • 2 days, 7 hours ago
Television

Will Jenner tell all to Diane Sawyer?

Will Jenner tell all to Diane Sawyer?By the time Jenner sits down with ABC, will viewers know all about his 'journey'?
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Development

Cowles Commons: When will it be done?

Cowles Commons: When will it be done?The downtown public square has been under construction since 2013.
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Business

New dining options coming to West Des Moines

New dining options coming to West Des MoinesParadise Pointe retail center in West Des Moines will be getting new tenants this year.
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  • 1 day, 21 hours ago
Drake Relays

360-degree video of Drake Relays 'Street Vault'

360-degree video of Drake Relays 'Street Vault'Use a 360-degree video to see what the Drake Relays 'Street Vault' looked like on Court Avenue Wednesday.
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  • 2 days, 11 hours ago
Entertainment

6 must-attend weekend events

6 must-attend weekend eventsHere's what's happening in and around Des Moines this weekend.
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  • 2 days, 17 hours ago
Life

Inside the mind of The Lion King's choreographer

Inside the mind of The Lion King's choreographerThe Lion King returns to the Des Moines Civic Center starting Tuesday April 28.
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Entertainment

5 spots for free music

5 spots for free musicEnjoy music without a cover at these local bars
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Music

Three questions with Grant Ganzer

Three questions with Grant Ganzer“The Voice” singer performing at Wooly’s
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  • 3 days, 11 hours ago
Style

Clean out your closet for spring

Clean out your closet for springWith spring in full swing, now is the perfect time to declutter your closet.
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  • 3 days, 12 hours ago
Entertainment

5 photos: Cleaning out your closet

5 photos: Cleaning out your closetStack clear bins on your closet floor or shelf to easily identify your favorite shoes — along with keeping them protected from dust! Clear Bin: Bed, Bath and Beyond, $2.99.
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  • 3 days, 12 hours 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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  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Entertainment

4 photos: Denim-on-denim fashion

4 photos: Denim-on-denim fashionLook 1 — Mixing shades of blue is key in pulling off a layered denim look. Pair a light washed chambray top with darker denim, like a black wash, to offer a casual look. Shirt: Gap, $49.95.
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  • 3 days, 12 hours ago
Life

What’s your favorite iconic Drake bar?

What’s your favorite iconic Drake bar?The upcoming Drake Relays make it the perfect time to talk about the best iconic campus watering holes.
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  • 3 days, 13 hours ago
Music

Top 4 shows: April 22-28

Top 4 shows: April 22-28Canadian singer-songwriter Braden Barrie performs under his stage name SayWeCanFly at 7:30 p.m. at Wooly’s, 504 E. Locust St.
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  • 4 days, 4 hours ago
Music

Best bets of the week: April 22-28

Best bets of the week: April 22-28Athletes from around the country will compete in running events, shot put, discus, high jump, pole vault, a half marathon and more.
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  • 4 days, 4 hours ago
Columnists

Andrea Crowley: 6 reasons why I miss Drake Relays

Andrea Crowley: 6 reasons why I miss Drake RelaysAs a fresh alum, it's no surprise I'm feeling insanely nostalgic.
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  • 4 days, 13 hours ago