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Daytrotter.com: New Technology in Iowa's Music Industry (#140)

posted on February 21, 2008 at 10:23 AM

Daytrotter.com: New Technology in Iowa's Music Industry (#140)
Is new technology creating fertile musical ground or making it easier for people to rip-off revenue? 05:00 Read More »

Out and About: The African American Historical Museum in Cedar Rapids, Iowa (#138)

posted on February 15, 2008 at 5:19 PM

Out and About: The African American Historical Museum in Cedar Rapids, Iowa  (#138)
The state of Iowa is not known for its diversity. In fact its population contains few minorities. Yet, Iowa minorities have made great contributions to the state. A case in point is the historic presence of African-Americans in Iowa. 04:55 Read More »

News Analysis: February 14, 2008 (#138)

posted on February 15, 2008 at 4:57 PM

News analyst Kay Henderson, news director of Radio Iowa, talks about the proposed bill to ban smoking in public places, the bottle bill, and the superdelegate system. Read More »

Author-Columnist Leonard Pitts Discusses Politics and Civil Rights (#137)

posted on February 12, 2008 at 9:56 AM

Author-Columnist Leonard Pitts Discusses Politics and Civil Rights (#137)
Pulitzer winning Miami Heard columnist Leonard Pitt Jr. addresses a number of topics ranging from the Obama surge to life in the U.S. since 9-11. Read More »

Out and About: The East Village in Des Moines, Iowa (#134)

posted on February 1, 2008 at 4:00 PM

Out and About: The East Village in Des Moines, Iowa (#134)
In the last decade, what is called the Historic East Village, in the shadow of state’s capitol, has been experiencing a renascence – looking to attract more people to live, work and play in the neighborhood. Dan Kaercher, our Out and About... 04:41 Read More »

African Americans in Iowa's Prisons (#131)

posted on January 22, 2008 at 11:42 AM

African Americans in Iowa's Prisons (#131)
Brad Richardson, Director of the DMC Resource Center in Iowa City, and David Goodson, with the Family & Children Council in Waterloo, discuss the causes and potential solutions for the disproportionate number of African Americans in Iowa's prisons. Read More »

Disproportionate Minorities in Iowa Prisons (#131)

posted on January 19, 2008 at 12:22 PM

Disproportionate Minorities in Iowa Prisons (#131)
If you commit a crime in Iowa, and you’re African American, your chance of going to jail is 14 times greater than if you are Caucasian. It's been a problem for decades, and Iowa Governor Chet Culver is determined to make inroads in alleviating the... 04:00 Read More »

Iowa Prison Reform (#130)

posted on January 18, 2008 at 2:22 PM

Iowa Prison Reform (#130)
State Representative Todd Taylor and prison reform advocate Carlos Jayne discuss issues in the Iowa correctional system with host Paul Yeager. Read More »

Community Based Corrections (#130)

posted on January 16, 2008 at 5:10 PM

Community Based Corrections (#130)
More than 450 inmates are waiting for space to open up for them to move from prison to one of 22 Community Based Corrections centers in the state. We profile a Community Based Corrections residential center in Ames to witness the issues and... 03:49 Read More »

Out and About: Fort Madison, Iowa (#130)

posted on January 16, 2008 at 3:07 PM

Out and About: Fort Madison, Iowa (#130)
Fort Madison is named for a Fort and early trading place, which was in turn named for James Madison who became President in 1809. As Out and About correspondent Dan Kaercher's report explains, this old railroad town is getting back on track. Read More »

Monument Tour of the Iowa Capitol (#128)

posted on January 9, 2008 at 11:05 AM

Monument Tour of the Iowa Capitol (#128)
Visitors to the Iowa capitol tend to spend their time under the gold dome taking in the history and architecture of the more than 120 year old building. But there may be just as much Iowa history outdoors on capitol grounds showcasing monuments,... Read More »

Norma Reed: A Rural Vision of Iowa Photo Essay (#127)

posted on January 9, 2008 at 10:13 AM

Norma Reed: A Rural Vision of Iowa Photo Essay (#127)
Photographer Norma Reed is a down-to-earth Iowan with rural roots that enrich her vision of the state. Through her lens Iowans can enjoy the state’s cherished features in images that nourish the Iowa soul. Read More »

History of the Iowa Caucus (#124)

posted on December 31, 2007 at 10:16 AM

History of the Iowa Caucus (#124)
What's the fuss about the Iowa caucuses? We explore the history, the process and the influence that the Iowa caucus has on the nation's body politic. 06:02 Read More »

Out and About: Algona, Iowa (#122)

posted on December 20, 2007 at 10:04 AM

Out and About: Algona, Iowa (#122)
It was first named Call’s Grove, for one of two brothers who founded it. One of their wives later named it Algona. It eventually became the county seat for Kossuth County, which is the largest county geographically in Iowa. As "Out and About”... Read More »

Swift: One Year Later (#121)

posted on December 18, 2007 at 9:42 AM

Full Program: For the nearly 30,000 residents of Marshalltown, IA, December 12, 2006, was the day their town made national headlines for all the wrong reasons. While proponents of stronger immigration policies are heartened by the rollback of illegal... 27:50 Read More »
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