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FOR RELEASE MONDAY, SEPT. 1, 2014, AT 4 P.M.- FILE - In this April 24, 2014 file photo, a variety of healthy fruits and vegetables are displayed for sale at a market in Washington. A 12-year study released Monday, Sept. 1, 2014, shows a steady improvement in American's eating habits, but food choices remain less than ideal. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
US eating habits improve a bit _ except among poorHold the champagne: Improved US eating habits still aren't great; rich-poor diet gap has grown
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This image released by Disney - Marvel shows Chris Pratt in a scene from "Guardians Of The Galaxy." (AP Photo/Disney - Marvel)
'Guardians' tops Labor Day, summer box office'Guardians of the Galaxy' wins the summer: The Marvel romp tops Labor Day, summer box office
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Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Cole Hamels works against the Atlanta Braves in the first inning of a baseball game Monday, Sept. 1, 2014, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
Hamels, 3 Phillies relievers no-hit BravesHamels, 3 Phillies relievers combine on a no-hitter to beat Braves 7-0
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FILE - In this Sunday, March 2, 2014, file photo, Jennifer Lawrence arrives at the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. A publicist for Lawrence says the actress has contacted authorities after nude photos of her were apparently stolen and posted online. Intimate images of the Oscar-winning actress began appearing online on Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014, and nude images purported to be of other female celebrities were also being circulated online. The source of the leak was not immediately known.  (Photo by Dan Steinberg/Invision/AP, File)
Jennifer Lawrence requests nude pics investigationPublicist: Authorities contacted after nude images of Jennifer Lawrence posted online
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US helicopter crashes in Gulf of Aden; all rescuedMarines helicopter with 25 aboard crashes in Gulf of Aden; all aboard rescued
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Jeffrey Fowle, an American detained in North Korea, speaks to the Associated Press, Monday, Sept. 1, 2014 in Pyongyang, North Korea. North Korea has given foreign media access to three detained Americans who said they have been able to contact their families and watched by officials as they spoke, called for Washington to send a representative to negotiate for their freedom. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)
Americans detained in North Korea call for US helpAmerican tourists detained in North Korea expect trial soon; Bae says health deteriorating
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FILE - In this Aug. 22, 2014, file photo, Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton (1) passes against the New England Patriots in the first half of an NFL preseason football game in Foxborough, Mass. The Panthers want fourth-year quarterback Cam Newton to throw more and run less as he continues to grow as an NFL quarterback. That's because they want the two-time Pro Bowler to stay healthy.  (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)
Panthers QB Newton returns to practice fieldPanthers QB Cam Newton returns to practice field with beefed up flak jacket for protection
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Study: Action-packed TV might make you snack moreAction-packed TV might also pack on pounds by triggering mindless snacking, research suggests
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Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Cole Hamels works against the Atlanta Braves in the first inning of a baseball game Monday, Sept. 1, 2014, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
Hamels, Phils bullpen pitching no-hitter thru 8Cole Hamels, 2 Phillies relievers pitching no-hitter through 8 innings at Atlanta
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  • Overnight storms roll through State

    Severe storms swept across Iowa Sunday night, with heavy rains causing some flooding and strong wind gusts snapping tree limbs and affecting power lines. KCCI-TV Des Moines, Mon, Sep 1 2014 @ 08:19 AM
  • Overnight storms hit central Iowa

    Thanks Metinka, New this morning .. Severe storms rolled through Iowa last night...and caused quite a bit of damage and power outages across the state! KCCI's Kim St. Onge joins us live this morning with a look at the storm and what areas got the worst of it. KCCI-TV Des Moines, Mon, Sep 1 2014 @ 07:11 AM
  • Bridge work to worsen Runnells' EMT problem

    My husband and I live in the small town of Runnells on the border of Polk, Jasper and Marion counties. The Des Moines Register, Fri, Aug 29 2014 @ 03:00 AM
  • Severe Thunderstorms to Hit Iowa on Thursday August 28, 2014

    Severe Thunderstorms is on its way for Iowa on Thursday August 28, 2014 and it will bring 30 to 40+ mm of Rain and it will bring ton of rain in Iowa Including Des Moines Iowa and the Rest of Iowa and it will bring Chain Lightning and Very Loud Thunder and it might Rain Sideways and it will bring a lot of Rain and Heavy Downpours and it will have a ... (more) CNN, Wed, Aug 27 2014 @ 02:33 PM
  • Campaign cash buying tons of ads - Mon, 01 Sep 2014 PST

    Receive FREE access by logging in to or creating your Spokesman.com account. DES MOINES, Iowa - Iowa's airwaves are already jammed with political ads, most of them negative, in one of the Senate races nationwide that will decide which party claims the majority. The Spokesman-Review, Mon, Sep 1 2014 @ 01:06 PM
  • Labor Day Parade

    Happy Labor Day! The parade begins at the Capital at 11AM...goes down Grand Avenue to the Iowa State Fairgrounds. WHO-AM Des Moines, Mon, Sep 1 2014 @ 10:15 AM
  • Cullinan's cakes have her own frosting recipe

    A mother of six children, Julie Cullinan, was motivated to learn how to bake and decorate wedding cakes after she checked out the price of wedding cakes. The Des Moines Register, Mon, Sep 1 2014 @ 03:00 AM
  • Juniors bake up ribbon-winning desserts

    Jude Norris of Altoona placed second in fudge ; third in chocolate brownies . D.J. Conlan of Pleasant Hill placed first in sugar cookie ; second in peanut butter cookies. The Des Moines Register, Thu, Aug 28 2014 @ 03:00 AM
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