Des Moines Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. Power Outage Affecting Thousands of Metro MidAmerican CustomersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | WHO-TV Des Moines

    The issue is impacting thousands of customers in Des Moines, West Des Moines, and Windsor Heights, where power was lost around 3:45 a.m. At the height of the outage, MidAmerican says more than 7,000 customers were without electricity.

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  2. Des Moines Gay Bar Moved by Compassion of Local ChurchRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2016 | WHO-TV Des Moines

    "Everyone was really, really touched," said Marty Larson of The Blazing Saddle when describing how a recent gesture by a local church had a profound impact on those at the historic Gay Bar and Nightclub in the East Village of Downtown Des Moines. "The first thing they said , 'we`re from Two Rivers Church', and that just made me have a renewed a sense of humanity and belief in organized religion," said Larson.

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  3. Life After DementiaRead the original story

    Jun 19, 2016 | WHO-TV Des Moines

    "I think it really started in my 80s...no...that's not right," she said. "No, that's not right."

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  4. National Mandela Fellowship Program Brings Young African Professionals to Des MoinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2016 | WHO-TV Des Moines

    For the next six weeks, some of the best and brightest of Africa's youth will be calling the capital city home. The program is one of the flagship efforts of the Obama administration to create collaboration between the United States and sub-Saharan Africa.

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  5. Des Moines Police Investigating Shooting at South Side BarRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2016 | WHO-TV Des Moines

    Des Moines police are investigating an early Sunday morning shooting at a south side bar that left one man injured. The shooting happened at the W Ultra Lounge & Grill in the 500 block of Indianola Avenue just before 4 a.m. Witnesses say a man was shot in the leg.

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  6. Political Insider: 'Cancer does not know political boundaries'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2016 | WHO-TV Des Moines

    President Barack Obama puts Vice President Joe Biden in charge of a huge cancer project, the National Cancer Moonshot Initiative. "I think we can with cancer," said oncologist Dr. Richard Deming, who is the medical director at Mercy Cancer Center in Des Moines and the founder of Above and Beyond Cancer.

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  7. Basketball Legend Magic Johnson Hosts Picnic for His Iowa EmployeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | WHO-TV Des Moines

    Basketball Hall of Famer Magic Johnson is the owner of the insurance company EquiTrust, which has an office in West Des Moines. He has been part of the company for a year and a half now.

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  8. Event Promises the 'Ultimate Llama Weekend' in Des MoinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | WHO-TV Des Moines

    The event is hosting a number of family-friendly activities like a barnyard Olympics and youth auction, driving classes and different competitions. IRL is a nonprofit dedicated to maintaining a registry system and research services for llama owners.

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  9. Pridefest in Des MoinesRead the original story

    Jun 11, 2016 | WHO-TV Des Moines

    There isn't a very deep reason why all these Iowans are out and about in the East Village this weekend. "Just to celebrate, being gay, and all the other people who appreciate it, and accept it, too," said Makaela Culver of Des Moines.

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  10. West Des Moines Restaurant Raising Money for Cancer Research With Lemonade StandRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2016 | WHO-TV Des Moines

    The charity foundation started when 4-year-old Alexandra Scott was diagnosed with cancer. She held a lemonade stand to help her family pay for medical bills.

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  11. One Victim Injured in Des Moines Shooting, Suspect in CustodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2016 | WHO-TV Des Moines

    One victim was injured and a suspect has been taken into custody following a shooting that occurred on Friday evening in Des Moines. Witnesses at the scene say a victim sustained gunshot wounds to the back, stomach, and head.

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  12. Des Moines Family Recalls 'Fortunate' Encounter With Muhammad AliRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2016 | WHO-TV Des Moines

    It can be easy to forget the details of something that happened close to 40 years ago. The Angelino family still remembers their encounter with boxing legend, Muhammad Ali.

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  13. Director of Des Moines Daycare Accused in Drunk Driving CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2016 | WHO-TV Des Moines

    It happened over the Memorial Day weekend near the intersection of 18th and Carpenter. She passed two road closed signs before crashing into a large pile of gravel.

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  14. West Des Moines Grandmother Brutally Beaten by GrandsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2016 | WHO-TV Des Moines

    Susan O'Keefe, 66, says her 20-year-old grandson, Mattison Collins, assaulted her two weeks ago because he was mad at her for talking badly about his parents. "He went outside and came back in and started beating me.

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  15. Foundation Based on a Pinky Swear Allows Kids to Help Other KidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2016 | WHO-TV Des Moines

    The founders of a Minnesota-based children's charity came to the metro to share the story of why they started the Pinky Swear Foundation. Steven and Becky Chepokas spoke to about 100 people at the Healthy Living Center in Clive.

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  16. Families Staying Cool at Area Splash PadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2016 | WHO-TV Des Moines

    "We love it, we've been doing it ever since they were born and we come every summer," says Heidi Parrow of Des Moines. "It's great because it's easy to see them and you don't have to worry about them getting lost in a big pool.

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  17. Attempted Abduction Reported in Des MoinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2016 | WHO-TV Des Moines

    It happened near the 5300 block of NW Meredith Drive at about 8 p.m. Wednesday. Investigators said that a 14-year-old girl reported that she was walking near the intersection of NW Meredith Drive and NW 53rd Court when a black male jumped out of a car and started chasing her.

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  18. Summer Farmers' Markets in 'Full Swing'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2016 | WHO-TV Des Moines

    Summer is the perfect the time to find local fresh produce and in central Iowa we have plenty of options. Perhaps the most well-known is the Downtown Des Moines' Farmers' Market on Saturday mornings but there are plenty of other options around town.

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  19. City Hall Move Complete: Find Where You Need to GoRead the original story

    Jun 9, 2016 | WHO-TV Des Moines

    The City of Des Moines is renovating City Hall to include a new boiler and an elevator that reaches the third floor, among other improvements. Most city administration departments have been moved to the first and second floors of the City Administration Building at 400 E. Court Avenue.

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  20. Johnston High School's Rachel Gowey Competing for Spot in Olympic TrialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2016 | WHO-TV Des Moines

    West Des Moines' Liang Chow has coached two students to Olympic gold: Gabby Douglas in London and Shawn Johnson in Beijing.

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