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Uber is popular in Des Moines. Perhaps too popular.

Why it’s been so hard to find an Uber driver in Des Moines

Published on September 18th, 2014 | by Josh Hafner

Uber launched in Des Moines last week to much fanfare, prompting praise among the city’s tech savvy and taxi sick. “Did I read that right? @Uber is coming to Des Moines?” Twitter user @broox posted. “Is this […] Read More

Party on, Iowa. (Juice File Photo)

Playboy calls Iowa the No. 5 party school in America

Published on September 16th, 2014 | by Josh Hafner

Playboy, nothing if not an authority on partying, named the University of Iowa its No. 5 party school this week. This week’s ranking marks the third time Iowa has landed on Playboy’s list, taking the No. […] Read More

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550 Relay helps kids affected by cancer

Published on September 16th, 2014 | by Josh Hafner

On June 22, Karla Walsh and Molly Hanson laced up and set off on a 50-state marathon race to benefit families affected by cancer. The 550 Relay, a five-day contest that took place simultaneously across the […] Read More

Lucy Hameister rode all 418 miles of RAGBRAI in her M-8 tactical combat boots to raise support for the Boot Campaign, a nonprofit benefiting veterans and their families.

Pedal 4 Vets raises money for veterans and their families

Published on September 16th, 2014 | by Josh Hafner

Most cyclists looking to stick out on RAGBRAI, the Register’s Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa, aim up top with their wardrobe — think pink feathers affixed to bike helmets or capes ruffling in the wind. […] Read More

Cat Rocketship. (Juice file photo)

Cat Rocketship: 6 ways to be the life of the party

Published on September 16th, 2014 | by Cat Rocketship

I’m not the life of the party. Nine times out of 10, I will choose sleep over meeting new people. Ten times out of 10, I will choose playing Dungeons and Dragons, catching up on Hulu, […] Read More

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