Kate Garner

Kate Garner

Kate Garner


Tuesday, July 22, 201407/22/2014

Welcome to Des Moines!

AAU Junior Olympics is here until August 2nd

The Rockford Files (NBC)

Sunday, July 20, 201407/20/2014

Remembering James Garner (1928-2014)

I am so sad to report that the guy I always wished was my uncle has passed away.  James Garner,…


Wednesday, July 16, 201407/16/2014

Things That I Like Today – July 16

Here’s my top three: 1. Hillary Clinton on the Daily Show – Okay, actually, anyone on the Daily Show, Jon…


Wednesday, June 25, 201406/25/2014

Manny’s Coming Monday

If you are a baseball fan this has likely been on your mind, “When is Manny Ramirez finally going to…


Wednesday, June 18, 201406/18/2014

The New Foods at the Iowa State Fair!!!

The Iowa State Fair has finally announced the new offerings this year and they look super-yummy.  Among them are the…

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Tuesday, June 10, 201406/10/2014

Today’s Local Stories I Like – 6/10/14

1. Do you wear a ‘fitness band’ to track your steps, calories, etc?  Well Iowa State University just completed a…

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Tuesday, June 3, 201406/03/2014

Today’s Local Stories I Like – 6/3/14

Okay it is a busy day for local news and I have to share three stories I love. 1. VOTE!…

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Thursday, May 29, 201405/29/2014

Today’s Local Stories I Like – 5/29/14

1. I love history and I love archaeology and this is a fantastic combination right in our own backyard.  They…

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Thursday, May 22, 201405/22/2014

Today’s Local Stories I Like – 5/22/14

Local News Stories That Have My Attention Today

Iowa State Fair Grand Concourse Crowd

Tuesday, May 20, 201405/20/2014

Iowa State Fair Announces Free Stage Line-ups

Who’s coming to the Iowa State Fair for Free?

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in Music

The Beatles wanted to film ‘Lord of the Rings’

FILE- This is a 1967 handout image from Parlophone of The British group, The Beatles,. From left, are: Ringo Starr, John Lennon, Paul McCartney; and George Harrison. The woman who as a child was the basis for the Beatles song "Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds" is gravely ill. It was thought by many at the time that the psychedelic song from Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Heart Club Band was a paean to LSD because of the initials in the title, but it was actually based on a drawing that John Lennon's young son Julian brought home from school. He told his father the drawing was of Lucy in the sky with diamonds. Lucy Vodden, now living in Surrey just outside of London _ drifted apart after schoolyard days, but they have gotten back in touch as Lennon has tried to help Vodden cope with Lupus, a life-threatening disease.

Peter Jackson reveals John Lennon could have played Gollum in a Stanley Kubrick directed LOTR adaptation.

in Entertainment

Fans support campaign to keep Sean Bean alive in new show

British actor Sean Bean arrives for a special UK screening of Cleanskin, at the Mayfair Hotel in central London, Monday, March 5, 2012.

The "Game of Thrones" actor has died more than 20 times in his career, and fans want it to stop.

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‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ sequel set for 2017

Guardians Of The Galaxy

Marvel unveils plans to press ahead with a sequel to "Guardians of the Galaxy," days before the superhero movie even hits theaters.