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Des Moines, Iowa is located in Polk County. Zip codes in Des Moines, IA include 50393, 50329, and 50330. The median home price in Des Moines is $112,900 which is roughly $101/per square foot. More Des Moines information.

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3 hrs ago | DFW Catholic

Bishops' plea to US government: help Iraqi Christians

Washington D.C., Jul 30, 2014 / 04:41 am .- The U.S. bishops have urged the U.S. government to assist Iraqi Christian victims of persecution, while France has offered asylum to Iraqi Christians who have fled Mosul.

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8 hrs ago | WHO-TV Des Moines

Collectors Admire Antiques at Des Moines Convention

It's the ultimate "Throwback Thursday", except it started on Wednesday. The Iowa Gas Swap Meet's 28th annual Collector's Convention brings over 500 quality vintage gas pumps, signs, globes, cans to the Greater Des Moines Area.

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11 hrs ago | WHO-AM Des Moines

Higgins Boat Project

Our special guest after the 8:30 news this morning was Dennis Dop. Dennis is a volunteer in the Higgins Boat Project to restore PT-305, a PT boat from World War II.

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15 hrs ago | Cityview Online

Barcadium travels back in time with vintage arcade games

Remember back when you and all your friends would hole up in somebody's living room to play games and drink? There were good people, a variety of things to do so no one got bored, the comfort of your own home and your favorite seat - what more could you ask for? That's the same vibe you get with a visit to Barcadium in downtown Des Moines.

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18 hrs ago | KCRG

Veterans Declare Support for 2014 Branstad-Reynolds Ticket

Supporters who want to see Gov. Terry Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds re-elected in the Nov. 4 general election gathered on Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at the Sailors and Soldiers Monument near the State Capitol building in Des Moines to launch the "Veterans for Branstad-Reynolds" coalition that has more than 250 members in all 99 Iowa counties.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

KCCI-TV Des Moines

90-year-old business closing, part of downtown renovations

After 90 years of business, Owen Crist Towing on Keo Way will be closing as a part of some big changes coming with the renovations of Keo Way.

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Examiner.com

Eric Johnson and Sick Puppies top Wednesday's and Thursday's shows

Wednesday and Thursday will bring Eric Johnson , Sick Puppies , and many more bands to Central Iowa.

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WHO-TV Des Moines

Teachers Take on School Supplies Cost

This year's back to school spending could add up to well over $26 billion. Students aren't the only ones stocking up for the first day of school.

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The Des Moines Register

Stand-up paddling teacher makes pitch

Katie Gilbert, of No Coast Stand Up, told council members that the water quality and terrain of the 40-acre lake were appealing as a site.

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USA Today

Media rep: Walmart wrong to refuse alcohol sale to dad

A Walmart supervisor has confirmed that a worker was wrong to refuse to sell alcohol to a 57-year-old Iowa man just because his teenage daughter did not have identification.

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KCCI-TV Des Moines

Lightning Round: 8 things to know before you go

Two, a friend of Iowa's youngest convicted killer, Kristina Fetters, says she was able to earn forgiveness from her family during her final days.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Catholic Sun Phoenix

Bishops: To end border crisis, address issues forcing people to flee

Immigrant families and immigration reform activists hold signs of protest during a July 7 news conference in Washington near the White House organizaed by Casa de Maryland and other pro-immigration reform groups.

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WHO-TV

Paul Skips State Fair But Plans Plenty of Iowa Stops

DES MOINES, Iowa-Potential 2016 Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul, a U.S. Senator from Kentucky, isn't planning to stop in at Iowa's cherished state fair.

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WHO-TV Des Moines

Police Need Help Identifying Body Found in Des Moines River

Des Moines police are hoping the public can help them identify the body of a man found in the Des Moines River Sunday afternoon.

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WHO-TV

City Plans to Buy, Redevelop Site of Burned-Out Church

Monday night, city leaders are expected to approve plans to tear down and clean up an eyesore in one Des Moines neighborhood.

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WHO-AM Des Moines

Cherokee Chicken Plant Fall Out

Governor Terry Branstad says he's sending a team from Iowa Workforce Development to the northwest Iowa town of Cherokee where Tyson just announced it's closing its processing plant.

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Domestic Fuel

Oily Palms

In this Ethanol Report, RFA Senior Vice President Geoff Cooper gives some of the major findings of a new report that shows ethanol is the world's lowest cost motor fuel and octane source.

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The News-Star

In the game of weight loss, a new book touts cheat days can rev your metabolism.

When Ashley Hartkorn was trying to lose weight a few years ago, she followed a plan that advocated the "cheat day" philosophy.

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The Des Moines Register

Couple goes from soap suds to beer suds

When former dry cleaning store owners Susan and Michael Garner found themselves retired seven years ago, they decided to go into a business that offers a different type of suds.

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Examiner.com

Saliva, Fitz and the Tantrums, and I Am Heresy lead early week shows

Monday's and Tuesday's shows are headed by performances from Saliva , Fitz and the Tantrums , and I Am Heresy.

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