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Cover Story: Seeking shelter

New facility slated to open next month to serve homeless

Sitting in a torn chair in the conference room of Central Iowa Shelter and Services in Des Moines, Army veteran Mark Schuler, 32, fidgets uncontrollably. His head moves from side to side; he rubs his hands constantly. The movements are a byproduct of years of drug abuse. Read More..

 The Sound
Matisyahu’s ‘Spark’ comes from within

Matisyahu comes before you a changed man. Born Matthew Miller, Matisyahu’s career has mirrored his own personal and religious growth. When he burst upon the music scene with the 2004 single “King Without a Crown

 Civic Skinny
All Shook Up: Elvis case back in court here

“Pepper v. Whitehead,” a case in three acts. Based on a decision handed down July 31 by the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit. Read More...

 Food Dude
New dining bargains

In the last few years, a little café at 38th and Douglas Avenue transformed from a gyros joint into a soul food café, then into the city’s first Burmese café. All were quite good, but none lasted long. Read More...

 Political Mercury
Marco Rubio on the American Dream, Branstad on VP speculation

Gov. Terry Branstad introduced U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., at a Mitt Romney presidential campaign event on the west side of the Capitol recently. Read More...

 Locker Room
State fair competitions

Plenty of events will keep people entertained during the fair

Every year hundreds of thousands of people flock to the Iowa State Fair. The internationally acclaimed fair offers a bevy of entertainment Read More...

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