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Your Morning Juice, July 19: NEW! FAIR! FOODS!

Dig in, Iowa State Fair fans. Iowa's deep fried summer tradition announced this year's new fair foods and we've got the full, mouth-watering list ready for consumption now on Juice. As for other entertainment news ... 

Indie rock in rural Iowa. 

Why is a South Carolina rock band throwing a festival in rural Iowa? “It’s so beautiful in Iowa in the summer and everyone should experience that beauty at least once in their lives," the singer told us. Get the full story via Juice

Drooling into Des Moines. 

Get ready for some wubba lubba dub dub, Des Moines, because your favorite grandpa is coming into town. The Rickmobile, a giant Rick-shaped truck from the Cartoon Network show "Rick and Morty," will roll (or portal?) into Des Moines' East Village next month. Get all the details here

Bonus: 100 things to do in Iowa this summer. 

Happy hour highlight: 

Don't spend your weekend on the couch ... 

  • All weekend: Live music, food and fireworks in suburban Des Moines with the return of the annual Clive Festival. More information at
  • Saturday: Iowa's own hip-hop act B. Well takes Wooly's stage. More information at
  • Saturday: Absolute Power returns to the Lefty's Live Music stage. More information at