Des Moines, IA

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Des Moines, IA

As the capital of Iowa and a major headquarters for insurance, finance and publishing, Des Moines ranks as one of the wealthiest cities in the United States. Considered a cultural center of the state, Des Moines hosts the first caucuses of the presidential primary cycle. Gracing the community are 76 parks, three golf courses and three family aquatic centers, and the health industry is well represented by four major hospitals and a cancer center.

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