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Immigration Issues in Iowa (#121)

posted on December 17, 2007 at 6:01 PM

Immigration Issues in Iowa (#121)
Iowa House Minority Leader Chris Rants and Sister Christine Feagan of Hispanic Ministries discuss the state of immigration in Iowa one year after the Swift raids in Marshalltown. Read More »

All Roads Lead to Jimmie Porter (#118)

posted on December 6, 2007 at 4:59 PM

All Roads Lead to Jimmie Porter (#118)
Jimmie Porter, who died November 14, 2007, in Waterloo, gave voice to minorities in his community for decades. Porter was a vocal African-American activist whose projects included providing food and shelter and education for low income... Read More »

Marvin Bell On Becoming Iowan (#117)

posted on December 4, 2007 at 1:50 PM

Marvin Bell On Becoming Iowan (#117)
For Marvin Bell, a long-time professor at the University of Iowa Writers’ Workshop, and a former Iowa Poet laureate, and perhaps for many new Iowans, acquiring the identity of an Iowan comes in accepting and appreciating all the things that Iowa... Read More »

Mental Health Issues in Iowa (#115)

posted on November 29, 2007 at 3:53 PM

Mental Health Issues in Iowa (#115)
Kevin Concannon, the director of the Iowa Department of Human Services; and Dr. Bruce Sieleni, Iowa President of NAMI, and Department of Corrections employee discuss the state of mental health issues in Iowa with host Todd Mundt. Read More »

Adult Literacy in Iowa (#113)

posted on November 22, 2007 at 1:35 PM

Ann Murr is the director of Drake University’s Adult Literacy Center, one of a number of facilities in the state that help people learn to read. Among the others are Centers in each of Iowa’s community colleges. Alex Hilson is a student at the... Read More »

Not As Simple As ABC (#113)

posted on November 21, 2007 at 1:35 PM

Not As Simple As ABC (#113)
Carey Hamilton at 42 years old is learning to read. It's the second hardest thing he's ever done. The hardest thing was to admit that he couldn't read. But Carey is not alone according to a 1996 estimate where Portland State University... Read More »

Out and About: Davenport, Iowa (#113)

posted on November 19, 2007 at 10:04 AM

Out and About: Davenport, Iowa (#113)
Dan Kaercher goes to the Putnam Museum in Davenport, where a look back 500 years – even 2000 years - gives us a new perspective on the present. Located right along the Mississippi River, for many years, Davenport was at the crossroads of the... Read More »

History of Veterans Benefits (#112)

posted on November 15, 2007 at 10:19 AM

History of Veterans Benefits (#112)
Historically, the nation has tried to provide for its returning soldiers. Following World War Two, veterans benefits were grounded in the logistics of returning thousands of soldiers to their hometowns and transforming the nation to a peacetime... 04:23 Read More »

Out and About: Corning, Iowa (#112)

posted on November 15, 2007 at 10:04 AM

Out and About: Corning, Iowa (#112)
Visit Corning, another of Iowa's Main Street Communities as designated by the National Trust for Historic Preservation. Named for Erastus Corning, a prominent 19th century New York state capitalist who earned great wealth and political office,... Read More »

News Analysis: November 12, 2007 (#111)

posted on November 14, 2007 at 6:01 PM

News Analysis: November 12, 2007 (#111)
David Pitt of the Associated Press discusses controversy over coal-fired power plants and a vote in Iowa City to ban under-21-year-olds from bars. 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 »

Filmmaking in Iowa (#109)

posted on November 6, 2007 at 10:22 AM

Filmmaking in Iowa (#109)
We wanted to get a bit of a filmmaker’s perspective, so we’re joined by Bruce Heppner-Elgin, who is an Iowa filmmaker and co-founder and president of the Iowa Digital Filmmaker’s Guild. And beside Bruce is Steve Schott, who is one of the... Read More »

Iowa Filmmakers: Duck Farm Number 13 (#109)

posted on November 5, 2007 at 11:07 AM

Iowa Filmmakers: Duck Farm Number 13 (#109)
The Iowa Film Promotion Act was passed earlier this year, giving filmmakers incentives to produce their films in the state. Tom Wheeler of the Iowa Film Office explains how the law works and filmmaker Becky Smith, an Iowa native, talks about... 04:53 Read More »

Iowa Deer Collisions (#108)

posted on November 2, 2007 at 10:14 AM

Iowa Deer Collisions (#108)
The next time you get in your car you are increasing your chance of hitting a deer. In Iowa you have a 1 in 109 chance of striking a deer. Why is that? We look at the how our driving habits are hurting deer and our cars. Read More »

Out and About: Des Moines, Iowa Art Scene (#108)

posted on November 1, 2007 at 9:04 AM

Out and About: Des Moines, Iowa Art Scene  (#108)
From artists to ordinary consumers to professional decorators, Des Moines features an active art scene. Correspondent Dan Kaercher takes us to a few traditional and not-so-traditional places where you can find art in the metro. Read More »
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