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  1. Urbandale's Gowey to Compete in U.S. Gymnastic Olympic TrialsRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | WHO-TV Des Moines

    Rachel Gowey of Urbandale qualified Sunday night to compete in the U.S. Olympic Trials in San Jose on July 9th. She is among 15 female gymnasts who will compete for the coveted five spots on the U.S. Olympic Gymnastics Team.

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  2. Hy-Vee Unveils International Fashion LineRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | WHO-TV Des Moines

    West Des Moines-based Hy-Vee is set to unveil the international fashion line F&F at its new store in the Twin Cities. Hy-Vee is the first to carry the brand in the United States.

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  3. West Des Moines Police Investigate Credit Union RobberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | WHO-TV Des Moines

    Police responded to Premier Credit Union, located at 1301 Grand Avenue, shortly before 12:20 p.m. Thursday. Investigators say that two men displayed handguns during the robbery.

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  4. Lifeguards Credited With Saving 4-Year-Boy From DrowningRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 22 | WHO-TV Des Moines

    Paramedics were called to the Valley View Aquatic Center at 255 South 81st Street just after 1:30 p.m. Officials estimate he may have been underwater for less than two minutes before he was pulled from the water from the kids' pool.

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  5. Crime Stoppers Offering $1K in String of Car Thefts in West Des MoinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | WHO-TV

    Crime Stoppers of Central Iowa is offering up to $1,000 for a reward for information leading to the arrests of the suspects involved.

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

    Monday Jun 20 | WHO-TV

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

    Friday Jun 17 | WHO-TV

    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. Nearly 8,000 Gallons of Fuel Spilled After Rollover CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 17 | WHO-TV Des Moines

    A portion of the highway was closed after a tanker truck flipped several times before coming to a rest on its side Friday morning. Mike Whitsell, with the West Des Moines Fire Department, said the truck was carrying 8,000 gallons of diesel and gasoline when the crash happened.

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  9. Corinne Watters' Incredible Journey to Home PlateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 16 | WHO-TV Des Moines

    West Des Moines Valley Sophomore Corinne Watters will have a big hit in this story, but it takes a remarkable journey, with twists and turns, to get there.

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  10. Fire Destroys West Des Moines HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 15 | WHO-TV

    "We have a fire station not even a block away and when they pulled out onto the apron to respond here they could actually see smoke coming through the trees," said Mike Whitsell with the West Des Moines Police Department. Flames were shooting through the roof and because of the size of the fire crews from Norwalk, Clive, and Windsor Heights were called in to keep the fire from spreading.

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  11. Official: West Des Moines Man Intentionally Set Apartment on FireRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 13 | WHO-TV Des Moines

    An official at the scene tells Channel 13 that West Des Moines Police were originally called to the apartment for a disgruntled tenant.

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

    Saturday Jun 11 | 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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  13. West Des Moines Grandmother Brutally Beaten by GrandsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 9 | 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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  14. Foundation Based on a Pinky Swear Allows Kids to Help Other KidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 9 | 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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  15. Johnston High School's Rachel Gowey Competing for Spot in Olympic TrialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 8 | 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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  16. Mercy Stands by Decision to Close West Des Moines Hospital's Birthing UnitRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 8 | WHO-TV Des Moines

    The hospital opened in September of 2009, just one month before the Methodist West location opened across the street. Many people questioned if the western suburbs needed two hospitals but some women say it was nice to have multiple options that met different needs.

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  17. Mercy Closing Birthing Unit in West Des MoinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 8 | WHO-TV

    Hospital spokesman Gregg Lagan said the labor and delivery unit at Mercy Medical Center West Lakes and all obstetric care will be provided at Mercy's central campus in downtown Des Moines. The unit at Mercy-West Lakes had 329 births last year, which is an average of less than one birth per day, Lagan said.

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  18. West Des Moines Police Investigating Bank RobberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 7 | WHO-TV

    At approximately 3 p.m., police were notified of a robbery at 1st National Bank located at 301 Fifth Street. Officers say two subjects entered the west main doors and robbed the bank by displaying handguns and demanding money from employees.

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  19. West Des Moines Call Center Announces it's Closing, Hosts Job Fair to Help EmployeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 7 | WHO-TV Des Moines

    This week, the company, along with the Greater Des Moines Partnership, is hosting an on-site job fair to help the more than 100 employees still looking for a new job. "It creates an opportunity where those connections could be more easily made between our employers here looking for great talent and the wonderful talent within the Sears Service Center," says Executive VP of Workforce Development and Education Mary Bontrager.

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  20. Summer of Free Lunches Starts in West Des MoinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 6 | WHO-TV Des Moines

    The program offers breakfast and lunch each day to any child under the age of 18. The meals run Monday through Friday each week until mid-August. Click here for the full list of meal times.

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