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Culture & Society: Holidays

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Avoiding Holiday Debt (Full Program) (#313)

posted on June 9, 2010 at 2:10 PM

Full Program: A practical family tells how they live within their means at the holidays. Experts follow up with tips on money management. 27:47 Read More »

Iowa Veterans Take "Honor Flight" (#310)

posted on November 12, 2009 at 1:15 PM

Iowa Veterans Take "Honor Flight" (#310)
Iowa veterans get a chance to fly to Washington, D.C. to see the World War II memorial and other veteran memorials. 03:07 Read More »

News Analysis: January 10, 2008 (#128)

posted on January 10, 2008 at 8:16 PM

David Pitt of the Associated Press discusses economic issues in the news, including the closing of a plant in Story City and post-holiday receipts for retailers, as well as tax issues facing the Iowa legislature. Read More »

News Analysis: December 17, 2007 (#122)

posted on December 21, 2007 at 5:01 PM

David Pitt of the Associated Press discusses the presidential campaigns' holiday ads and the campaigns in the final days in the runup to the Iowa caucuses. Read More »

Holiday Debt (#119)

posted on December 11, 2007 at 11:17 AM

Although Phil and Cindy Blobaum's thrifty financial practices are born of necessity, the Holiday traditions they share with their four children fit their personal philosophy. The Blobaums create bounty and avoid debt by sticking to a budget and... 04:37 Read More »

Holiday Debt (Full Program) (#119)

posted on December 7, 2007 at 12:09 AM

Holiday Debt (Full Program) (#119)
Full Program: For the first time since the great depression The American savings rate is non-existent. Many Iowans may enter the Holiday season carrying heavy debt burdens. On the next Iowa Journal we'll explore current debt trends and offer advice on holiday... 27:53 Read More »

Out and About: Orange City, Iowa (#110)

posted on November 7, 2007 at 9:04 AM

Out and About: Orange City, Iowa (#110)
There's more to Orange City, Iowa, than wooden shoes, Tulip beds, and Dutch windmills. The town of 6,000, best known for its spring Tulip Festival and winter Sinterklaas Day, has a strong economy. New businesses are coming to town, and existing... Read More »

Discussion: The Economics of RAGBRAI (#103)

posted on October 16, 2007 at 1:33 PM

Brian Duffy and TJ Juskiewicz are the staffers of “The Des Moines Register” who are entrusted with administering the newspaper’s annual great bike ride across Iowa which, of course, is better known as RAGBRAI. The event is perhaps the best... Read More »

Overview of the Economics of Fairs and Festivals (#103)

posted on October 13, 2007 at 4:33 PM

Overview of the Economics of Fairs and Festivals (#103)
Even though Iowans are hard working, they do enjoy having fun. With more than 2000 festivals in the state each year, there's never a lack for entertainment. David Swenson, of Iowa State University, says economists look at these events with an... 03:49 Read More »

RAGBRAI: The Economic Impact (#103)

posted on October 13, 2007 at 1:33 PM

RAGBRAI: The Economic Impact (#103)
The Register's annual bike ride across Iowa (RAGBRAI) has a unique economic impact. Economist David Swenson talks about how this 'festival on wheels' helps Iowa's small towns. Read More »

Festivals, Fairs & Fun (Full Program) (#103)

posted on October 12, 2007 at 12:00 AM

Festivals, Fairs & Fun (Full Program) (#103)
Full Program: Can a straight laced, hard working culture like Iowa’s party its way to prosperity? That’s a proposition we’ll address tonight when we examine the hard numbers of fun. We look at the full story, a look behind the headlines, and a warning about the... 27:47 Read More »

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