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Iowa's Health & Fitness Challenges (#127)

posted on January 9, 2008 at 8:53 AM

Tim Lane, Fitness Consultant for the Iowa Department of Health and part of the “Lighten Up Iowa” program, and Jim Hallihan, Executive Director of the Iowa Sports Foundation, discuss statewide issues relating to health, fitness and obesity with... Read More »

News Analysis: January 7, 2008 (#127)

posted on January 7, 2008 at 8:16 PM

Here now to give us her take on the news that lingers after all the candidates have boarded their planes or buses is Jeneane Beck of “Iowa Public Radio” news. Read More »

Extended Discussion: An Outsider's View on the Iowa Caucuses (#126)

posted on January 4, 2008 at 9:28 AM

Extended Discussion: An Outsider's View on the Iowa Caucuses (#126)
The Iowa Journal examines the latest update from the edge of the decision and experiences the campaigns from an outsider’s perspective. Geoff Elliott, reporter for The Australian, and Matt Taibbi, contributing editor for Rolling Stone Magazine,... 06:17 Read More »

An Outsider's View of the Iowa Caucuses (#126)

posted on January 3, 2008 at 10:14 PM

An Outsider's View of the Iowa Caucuses (#126)
To outsiders, political homage to Iowa’s blended fuel may seem curious, but perhaps no more so than its caucus system. Here to share their take on the process are Geoff Elliott, a reporter for "The Australian," a national newspaper comparable... Read More »

Early Iowa Caucus Results (#126)

posted on January 3, 2008 at 9:00 PM

Early Iowa Caucus Results (#126)
Paul Yeager reports the early numbers from the Iowa caucuses on caucus night, January 3, 2008. Read More »

News Analysis: January 3, 2008 (#126)

posted on January 3, 2008 at 8:16 PM

News Analysis: January 3, 2008 (#126)
The 2008 caucus campaigns are easily the most expensive and sophisticated in history. They are also the most covered. By most accounts races in both parties are tight. Kay Henderson is here fresh from the campaign trail with her take on all this. Read More »

The Caucuses Are Upon Us (Full Program) (#126)

posted on January 3, 2008 at 5:25 PM

The Caucuses Are Upon Us (Full Program) (#126)
Full Program: The Iowa Journal examines the latest information from the edge of the decision and explores the campaigns from an outsider’s perspective. 27:46 Read More »

Walkable Communities and Fitness (Full Program) (#127)

posted on January 3, 2008 at 5:25 PM

Walkable Communities and Fitness (Full Program) (#127)
Full Program: Health experts say that 30 minutes of walking a day is as important as an apple in “keeping the doctor away.” Exercise can be life-enhancing even for those few among us who aren’t overweight. How do we keep enticing and encouraging ourselves to... 27:46 Read More »

Iowa Legislative Preview (Full Program) (#128)

posted on January 3, 2008 at 5:25 PM

Iowa Legislative Preview (Full Program) (#128)
Full Program: When the legislators reconvene in Des Moines next Monday, which will be their most pressing issues? We preview the 2008 session, paying particular attention to small business issues, including affordable health care insurance for employees. 27:15 Read More »

The Caucuses: Ethanol Politics (#126)

posted on January 3, 2008 at 11:54 AM

The Caucuses: Ethanol Politics (#126)
The stature of renewable fuel in Iowa is unmatched anywhere else in America. But as Iowans gather at the caucuses how will the candidates' stances on the issue affect their choices? We examine what some say has been pandering, and others see as... Read More »

News Analysis: December 28, 2007 (#124)

posted on December 31, 2007 at 10:16 AM

News Analysis: December 28, 2007 (#124)
Mary Tiffany and Carrie Giddins, communications directors for the Republican and Democratic Parties of Iowa, respectively, discuss alliances and accommodations that spring up across party lines during the Iowa caucuses. 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 »

How Does the Caucus Work? (#124)

posted on December 31, 2007 at 10:16 AM

How Does the Caucus Work? (#124)
For Democrats, the mechanics of selecting a nominee are not for the mathematically challenged. For an explanation we turn to the head chef of the Political Kitchen, Bob Singer, who utilizes commodities to illustrate caucus math. 05:49 Read More »

Issues in the Iowa Caucus (#124)

posted on December 31, 2007 at 10:16 AM

Issues in the Iowa Caucus (#124)
Two observers of the caucus process -- Todd Dorman, columnist with "The Gazette" in Cedar Rapids, and M.E. Sprengelmeyer, reporter for "The Rocky Mountain News" discuss caucus issues with host Paul Yeager. Read More »

The Economics of College Sports (#122)

posted on December 21, 2007 at 5:29 PM

Legend has it a college president once implored his faculty to make the university into something of which the football team could be proud. The logic, if not the principle, is understandable. Athletics may be worth more financially to the... Read More »

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