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Dad’s birthday lesson is to help make work fun for all

Tom Friedman, Special to the Register
Published 7:11 a.m. CT Sept. 18, 2020


The agreement settles 20 years of litigation against the site’s owners and paves the way for redevelopment at an entry into downtown Des Moines.

Des Moines Register

Those of you who are regular readers of this space might recall a story I wrote about a year ago, where my children helped celebrate my birthday with a “Dadcathlon,” a series of semi-competitive yard games. 

It was one of the best birthday “parties” I had ever had.  The kids enjoyed it too.  As a matter of fact, they enjoyed it so much that they decided to hold Dadcathlon II. 

This year, however, it was a little bit different. 

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Daughter Jenni was the mastermind of the original Dadcathlon, and son Ben was assigned

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Adults scuffle at child’s birthday party in West Palm

Palm Beach Post

West Palm Beach Police

Theft: A woman walked out of a store in the 1500 block of Palm Beach Lakes Boulevard without paying for a $179 gas chain saw. When she saw police outside, she dropped the merchandise. She was taken into custody, charged with retail theft, then released with a notice to appear in court.

Battery: A woman in the 500 block of Franklin Road told police that her on-again, off-again boyfriend came home intoxicated and tried to take the TV out of the living room.  He wanted to put it in the bedroom, where he sleeps alone, she said. She claimed he hit her on the forehead when she confronted him, but police did not find any injury. The man complained that the woman stomped on his foot. He said they were having issues since the woman’s ex-boyfriend moved into the apartment complex. The pair

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