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News & Public Affairs: Page 18

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Jason Walsmith of The Nadas and Shawn Crahan of Slipknot Discuss Iowa's Music Industry (#140)

posted on February 22, 2008 at 12:00 AM

Jason Walsmith of The Nadas and Shawn Crahan of Slipknot Discuss Iowa's Music Industry (#140)
Thoughts on Iowa's music industry from musicians Shawn Crahan of Slipknot and Dirty Little Rabbits, and Jason Walsmith of The Nadas. Read More »

News Analysis: February 21, 2008 (#140)

posted on February 21, 2008 at 9:35 AM

Kay Henderson of Radio Iowa discusses the legislature's action on a bill to ban smoking in public places with host Paul Yeager. Read More »

News Analysis: February 18, 2008 (#139)

posted on February 18, 2008 at 3:00 PM

Host Jeneane Beck talks with Associated Press reporter David Pitt about the difficulty of obtaining student loans and the proposed expansion of HAWK-I insurance program being debated in the Iowa legislature. Read More »

Discussion: Iowa Biotech Businesses (#139)

posted on February 18, 2008 at 3:00 PM

Discussion: Iowa Biotech Businesses (#139)
Mike Tramontina, Director of the Iowa Department of Economic Development and Doug Getter, Executive Director of the Iowa Biotechnology Association discuss the advantages and disadvantages of biotech businesses on Iowa's economy. Read More »

The Business of Biotech in Iowa (#139)

posted on February 18, 2008 at 3:00 PM

The Business of Biotech in Iowa (#139)
As many manufacturing jobs move off shore to other countries with cheaper labor forces, states are seeking to grow new industries. An important sector is the field of life sciences. It’s a rapidly developing field in which Iowa historically has... 05:00 Read More »

Biotech Businesses in Iowa (Full Program) (#139)

posted on February 18, 2008 at 12:00 AM

Biotech Businesses in Iowa (Full Program) (#139)
Full Program: Iowa invests millions of dollars to attract biotech businesses in the name of economic development. Just what is biotech and are we getting our money's worth? The Iowa Journal asks these questions and more. 27:46 Read More »

Discussion: Casino's Impact on Economy and Politics in Iowa (#138)

posted on February 15, 2008 at 5:00 PM

Paul Yaeger interviews Wes Ehrecke, President of the Iowa Gaming Association and Jack Ketterer, Administrator for the Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission. 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 »

Gambling in Iowa (#138)

posted on February 15, 2008 at 4:49 PM

Gambling in Iowa (#138)
Gambling is a big part of the Iowa economy. Revenues since gaming was legalized have topped a billion dollars and continue to climb. Despite the fact that wagering is now tightly woven into the fabric of Iowa life, there are questions about its... 03:53 Read More »

Gambling in Iowa (Full Program) (#138)

posted on February 15, 2008 at 12:00 AM

Gambling in Iowa (Full Program) (#138)
Full Program: A generation ago it would have been hard to imagine Iowa as a gambling Mecca. But today billions are wagered in the state and seemingly every community that doesn’t have a casino, wants one. But is the industry helping the state or just siphoning... 28:46 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 »

News Analysis: February 8, 2008 (#137)

posted on February 12, 2008 at 9:49 AM

News analysis of national presidential campaigns as well as moves at the statehouse to enact a statewide ban on smoking and the implementation of new fees to cover highway construction costs from David Pitt of The Associated Press and Kay... Read More »

Author - Columnist Leonard Pitts (Full Program) (#137)

posted on February 12, 2008 at 12:00 AM

Author - Columnist Leonard Pitts (Full Program) (#137)
Full Program: Featured guest of this program is Pulitzer winning Miami Heard columnist Leonard Pitt Jr. Mr. Pitt addresses a number of topics ranging from the Obama surge to life in the U.S. since 9-11. 26:46 Read More »

Discussion: Campaign Finance and Lobbyists in Iowa Politics (#136)

posted on February 11, 2008 at 10:54 AM

Discussion: Campaign Finance and Lobbyists in Iowa Politics (#136)
With us to discuss the role of lobbyists, ethics and whether there is a need for further reforms are two people who work with these issues on an almost daily basis: Representative Scott Raecker of the House Ethics Committee and Charlie Smithson is... Read More »

News Analysis: February 8, 2008 (#136)

posted on February 11, 2008 at 8:54 AM

Governor Chet Culver's endorsement of Barack Obama, education spending and concerns with the Iowa economy are topics covered by Dave Pitt of Associated Press. Read More »

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