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The pressure of love

Writer shares firsthand experiences of lusting after love

I gulped it down — a bit of vomit followed by my heart — when I was assigned to write this year’s Valentine’s Day story. I’m 30 years old, never been married and perhaps never truly experienced love, save for the array of look-a-likes such as lust, obsession and stellar sex — those I know too well. Read More..

 Civic Skinny
Big-money names for Christie. Bad money news for Regents.

Big names — national and local — continue to show up on the list of donors to Democrat Christie Vilsack, who’s trying to unseat five-term Congressman Steve King Read More...

 Locker Room
Putt around the skywalk

Skywalk Golf offers unique course

Normally, you’d have to head south to get a tee time this time of the year. But luckily, Des Moines golfers get a chance to work on their putt as the 27th annual Skywalk Golf tournament returns Read More...

 The Sound
Lacuna Coil’s ‘Dark Adrenaline’ catapults onto the charts with dark, melodic sound

The news of Lacuna Coil’s sixth album “Dark Adrenaline” debuting at No. 15 on Billboard’s Top 200 Albums Read More...

 Food Dude
The soup scoop

To preserve her leftovers, my grandmother kept a stockpot simmering on her stove around the clock, even after she bought her first refrigerator. Most of the foods that helped our Iowa ancestors survive long winters ended up in such pots Read More...

 Political Mercury
British bookmaker has Romney 1 to 16 for nomination, Rubio 5 to 2 for VP slot

The British bookmaking giant, Ladbrokes, shows what bettors think of Newt Gingrich or Rick Santorum or Ron Paul. Read More...

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