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Iowa: Interview at the Kum & Go

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LAist is on a post-Labor Day roadtrip. Friday night we spent some quality time with the exotic dancers of Las Vegas, Saturday we were in Salt Lake City, Sunday we enjoyed the wonders of Wyoming, and Monday we drove through Nebraska and made it here to Iowa.

We couldn't help but notice a few very interesting things at the Kum & Go, besaides that amazing name. First of all, the gas prices were the lowest we've seen on the entire trip. $2.29 for Super Unleaded was indeed super, but we scratched our head when we noticed that Regular Unleaded was a dime more. Also the 44 oz fountain drinks were about 50 cents cheaper than the 32 ouncers.

So we interviewed the lonely, but well-dressed attendant of the West Des Moines Kum & Go in the wee hours to find out the story of the convenience store chain that we desperately wanted to buy a t-shirt from.

Next stop: Minneapolis, original home of the Lakers.

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