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  1. Positive Economic News on Two Fronts in the MetroRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | WHO-AM Des Moines

    Plans are moving forward for a new hotel and office complex in Des Moines along the river south of the M-L-K Parkway. A Minneapolis development company is planning a three story office building and a 100 room Holiday Inn Express hotel at southwest 11th street.

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  2. Financial Literacy FindingsRead the original story

    Monday Sep 15 | WHO-AM Des Moines

    Head of the Iowa Department of Education wants to do more to help ensure Iowa students are learning "financial literacy skills". Director Brad Buck says that's the reason he formed a Financial Literacy Work Team this past January.

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  3. Car Dealer Arrested for Firery CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | WHO-AM Des Moines

    Des Moines Police say a local car dealer was behind the wheel of a car that crashed and burst into flames late Saturday afternoon on Intestate 235 in Des Moines near Third Street. Sgt. Steven Woody says 57 year old Steven Luebke was arrested Sunday night and was charged with driving while barred, reckless driving and failure to maintain control.

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  4. Des Moines Bishop Part of Delegation to MideastRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | WHO-AM Des Moines

    Bishop Richard Pates of Des Moines was part of a five member delegation for peace and justice that spend Sunday in the Gaza Strip. The delegation then went on to visit Catholic Relief Services workers in the area who have been providing aid to the people who went through 51 days of fighting between Israel and Hamas militants.

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  5. Pedestrian Killed Monday MorningRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | WHO-AM Des Moines

    A pedestrian was killed Monday morning, around 6am, at the intersection of SE 5th Street and Army Post Road in Des Moines.

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  6. "Phantom" Seduces To the "Music Of The Night"Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | WHO-AM Des Moines

    "The Phantom of the Opera" is back "seducing" willing audiences on the Des Moines Civic Center stage. But, the actor who plays the male lead says "it's NOT your father's Phantom!" Cooper Grodin says the new production manages to portray more of "the humanity" of the troubled musical recluse.

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  7. Hawkeye & Cyclone chocolate covered baconRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | WHO-AM Des Moines

    Van and Bonnie's friend Steve at the Chocolate Storybook on Grand Avenue in West Des Moines sent over some Hawkeye and Cyclone chocolate covered bacon. Join Van Harden and Bonnie Lucas for the first look at news, farm info, sports, traffic & weather -- and plenty of topical guests and opportunities to win fabulous prizes.

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  8. Vice President Biden is heading to Des MoinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | WHO-AM Des Moines

    Progress Iowa Spokesman Matt Sinovic has confirmed Vice President Joe Biden will attend an event on Wednesday, Sept. 17. The event is the result of a partnership between his organization and NETWORK Nuns on a Bus.

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  9. Just You and VanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | WHO-AM Des Moines

    Since Bonnie has been gone with an airplane load of WHO Radio listeners in Switzerland, it's been my pleasure to have selected "D.B.s" to fill in for her and be my co-host. Last Thursday it was Paul Menzle from TV 13. last Friday it was U.S. Senator Charles Grassley.

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  10. Appel-Young debate on WHO RadioRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | WHO-AM Des Moines

    Democrat Staci Appel and Republican David Young will square off in a debate at Iowa Western Community College, moderated by Iowa Public Television's Dean Borg. Newsradio 1040 WHO will broadcast the debate at 7 p.m. The debate will be the first in the general election.

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  11. Peace Activist In DsM To Protest Drone UseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | WHO-AM Des Moines

    More than three dozen sign-waving demonstrators chanting "When drones fly, children die" and "Power to the peaceful" protesting the use of drones in front of the Iowa Air National Guard base in Des Moines Wednesday morning. Speaking before the crowd, international peace activist Medea Benjamin from Code Pink claims "violence only begets violence", especially in the Middle East.

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  12. Read Full ArticleRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 10 | WHO-AM Des Moines

    The Science Center of Iowa Wednesday announced plans to bring the "Ultimate Dinosaurs" Exhibit to Des Moines starting on October 10. Not only will there be 12 dinosaurs on display, there will be interactive exhibits as well. Ultimate Dinosaurs" tells the story of the break-up of the supercontinent Pangaea into the continents that we know today and the ways that continental drift affected the evolution of dinosaurs during the Mesozoic Era, 250-65 million years ago.

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  13. Des Moines pays tribute to 9/11 victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | WHO-AM Des Moines

    Thirteen years have passed since the Sept. 11 Terrorist attacks, and Des Moines is preparing to pay tribute to the victims.

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  14. Fall Allergies Causing MiseryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | WHO-AM Des Moines

    Rain provides temporary relief for fall allergy sufferers, but Des Moines allergist, Dr. Jim Wille says it won't be long before symptoms including red, itchy, watery eyes, sneezing, and nasal congestion return. He says ragweed is the culprit- and if you're bothered by it, keep your windows closed- until cold weather kills it off.

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  15. Gardening Today on the Van & Bonnie ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | WHO-AM Des Moines

    Jessica Krupica, the co-host of WHO Radio's "Gardening Today," which is heard Sunday from 10 am till noon, filled in as our designated Bonnie this morning. She did a great job.

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  16. Midwest-Japan Conference Concludes In Capital CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 9 | WHO-AM Des Moines

    The 2014 Midwest U-S-A-Japan Conference finishing up in Des Moines Tuesday. And, the head of the Iowa Economic Development Authority claims Iowa can already make a strong case for more Japanese investment in the state.

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  17. Coalition Releases Survey, Calls For "Tax FairnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 9 | WHO-AM Des Moines

    Burger King's plans to reduce their U-S tax burden by "legally relocating" to Canada apparently not "settin' well" with likely Iowa voters. Results released Tuesday morning show about 70-percent of Iowans disapprove of the fast food chain's so-called "corporate inversion".

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  18. Welcome John PascuzziRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 9 | WHO-AM Des Moines

    While Bonnie continues to monitor the number of holes per square inch of cheese on her trip to Switzerland with WHO Radio listeners, I, Van, continue to try to keep the train on the tracks back here in Des Moines. I had some good help today from designated Bonnie, John Pascuzzi.

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  19. Governors Try To Satisfy 'Yen' For Japanese InvestmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 8 | WHO-AM Des Moines

    The "friendly competition" between the states on full display during the 46th annual Midwest U-S-A-Japan Association Conference in Des Moines, Monday morning. Nebraska Governor David Heineman says "much as he loves Iowa, he loves Nebraska more" during a morning session speech.

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  20. What do you hear from Bonnie?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 8 | WHO-AM Des Moines

    Bonnie is still gone with a planeload of WHO Radio listeners in Switzerland. People ask me, "What do you hear from Bonnie?" Are you kidding? When she goes on vacation we NEVER hear from her.

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