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Discussion: The Economics of College Sports (#122)

posted on December 21, 2007 at 5:28 PM

Discussion: The Economics of College Sports (#122)
Michael Gartner, owner of the Iowa Cubs baseball team, and president of the Iowa Board of Regents, and Tom Witosky, a reporter for "The Des Moines Register" discuss the economics of college sports with host Paul Yeager. 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 »

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 »

The Economics of College Sports (Full Program) (#122)

posted on December 18, 2007 at 12:00 AM

The Economics of College Sports (Full Program) (#122)
Full Program: Stadium build outs, sky boxes, 7-figure coaching salaries, and lucrative TV and endorsement deals have become staples of big time college athletics. So too have recruiting scandals, and scholarships to academically and socially-challenged... 27:48 Read More »

Caucus Primer (Full Program) (#124)

posted on December 18, 2007 at 12:00 AM

Caucus Primer (Full Program) (#124)
Full Program: There are critics of Iowa's first-in-the-nation caucuses who complain the state wields undue influence in the selection of the next president. They complain the state is too rural, too white, too smart to be representative of the nation as the... 28:45 Read More »

News Analysis: December 17, 2007 (#121)

posted on December 17, 2007 at 6:01 PM

Jeneane Beck of Iowa Public Radio and Ken Larson of the Marshalltown Times-Republican discuss the one-year anniversary of the Swift raids and the latest developments in the 2008 presidential campaign. Read More »

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 »

Journalists Discuss Presidential Debates 2008 (#120)

posted on December 14, 2007 at 2:19 PM

Journalists Discuss Presidential Debates 2008 (#120)
Full Program: Iowa Public Television hosted The Des Moines Register presidential debates on Wednesday, Dec. 12 and Thursday, Dec. 13. To discuss the candidates and their appearance at the debates, The Iowa Journal brings together a panel of national... 28:01 Read More »

News Analysis: December 11, 2007 (#119)

posted on December 11, 2007 at 6:01 PM

Jeneane Beck of Iowa Public Radio and Ken Larson of the Marshalltown Times-Republican discuss the one-year anniversary of the Swift raids and the latest developments in the 2008 presidential campaign. 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 »

Discussion: Consumer Debt (#119)

posted on December 11, 2007 at 11:17 AM

Dr. Tahira K. Hira, professor of personal finance and consumer economics at Iowa State University, and Adam Carroll, co-author of "How to Win the Money Game," discuss the issues surrounding mounting consumer debt. Read More »

African Americans in Iowa (Full Program) (#118)

posted on December 7, 2007 at 12:09 AM

African Americans in Iowa (Full Program) (#118)
Full Program: For every white person in Iowa’s prisons, there are 13 who are black. Why is Iowa still worst in the nation for incarcerating disproportionate numbers of minorities? 27:47 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 »

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 »

Discussion: Mortgage Crises in Iowa (#117)

posted on December 5, 2007 at 3:35 PM

Discussion: Mortgage Crises in Iowa (#117)
David Swensen, Iowa State University economist and Katherine Porter, associate professor of Law at the University of Iowa discuss the understand both the scope of the subprime mortgage crisis problem and to identify some of the regulatory and legal... Read More »

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