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Iowa's Music Industry (Full Program) (#140)

posted on February 21, 2008 at 12:00 AM

Iowa's Music Industry (Full Program) (#140)
Full Program: New technologies may well shift power from music recording "moguls" to the artists, including the Iowa musicians who create what we want to hear. But no one has a clear view of the way to play the future. On the next The Iowa Journal we’ll... 27:45 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 »

Iowa Water Issues (Full Program) (#133)

posted on January 28, 2008 at 12:00 AM

Iowa Water Issues (Full Program) (#133)
Full Program: Iowa may seem rich in water resources, but how much of it is protected from pollution and available for Iowans to use for drinking water, recreation and industry? 27:46 Read More »

Health Insurance Concerns and the Iowa Legislature (#128)

posted on January 11, 2008 at 4:52 PM

Health Insurance Concerns and the Iowa Legislature (#128)
Senator Jack Hatch and John Gilliland, Senior Vice President of Government Relations for the Iowa Association of Business and Industry, discuss health insurance mandates and how they will affect the 2008 Iowa lesgislative session. Read More »

Mike Ralston and Mike Tramontina Discuss Iowa Workforce Issues (#111)

posted on November 15, 2007 at 9:15 AM

Mike Ralston and Mike Tramontina Discuss Iowa Workforce Issues (#111)
Michael Ralston is president of the Association of Iowa Business and Industry. Also joining us is Michael Tramontina, director of the Iowa Department of Economic Development. Both discuss concerns and complaints from about workforce needs in... Read More »

Wind Energy Education (#111)

posted on November 10, 2007 at 4:28 PM

Wind Energy Education (#111)
Ideally located in Iowa's windy northwest, Iowa Lakes Community College in Estherville, is helping the growing workforce needs of the wind energy industry. The college developed one of the first training programs of its kind in the nation.... 03:15 Read More »

Iowa Workforce (Full Program) (#111)

posted on November 8, 2007 at 12:09 AM

Iowa Workforce (Full Program) (#111)
Full Program: The state enjoys one of the lowest unemployment rates in the nation. Many of its employers are leaders in manufacturing, financial services and myriad technologies. But those fields are competitive and Iowa’s human resources are in high demand... 27:47 Read More »

News Analysis: October 15, 2007 (#103)

posted on October 15, 2007 at 1:01 PM

News Analysis: October 15, 2007 (#103)
Fun is a big industry to the state, but it’s seldom viewed as an important sector of the economy. Other sectors of the economy demand our attention as well tonight, and to help us address those matters, Jeneane Beck of Iowa Public Radio news... Read More »

Alternative Energy (Full Program) (#107)

posted on October 12, 2007 at 12:00 AM

Alternative Energy (Full Program) (#107)
Full Program: There is little doubt that ethanol has been a boon to rural Iowa. Farmers are not only enjoying a record harvest, they are also enjoying prices not historically seen except during a drought. But recently prices for ethanol have sagged. And a... 27:30 Read More »

Iowa Film Industry (Full Program) (#109)

posted on October 12, 2007 at 12:00 AM

Iowa Film Industry (Full Program) (#109)
Full Program: It's clean, it's renewable and it's lucrative. Can Iowa claim a piece of the global film industry? From a filmmaker's perspective we are joined by Steve Schott, one of the producers of the recently opened "The Final Season," and Bruce... 26:44 Read More »

News Analysis: October 8, 2007 (#101)

posted on October 8, 2007 at 12:00 AM

In the headlines this week: There are worries about the market for Iowa's burgeoning ethanol industry, despite oil being at $80 a barrel; and the president has vetoed expanded funding for the health care of poor children. Dave Pitt of the... Read More »

Bio-fuels in Iowa (#101)

posted on April 10, 2007 at 12:00 AM

Bio-fuels in Iowa (#101)
A look at the renewable fuels industry in Iowa since the attacks of 9-11. 01:13 Read More »

The Impact of Renewable Energy in Iowa (#105)

posted on January 17, 2007 at 4:21 PM

The Impact of Renewable Energy in Iowa (#105)
Much of Iowa's economic optimism is being fueled by an industry that hardly existed a decade ago. Renewable energy is no longer just the darling of granola crunching idealists. It’s become the consort of steely-eyed capitalists. 03:29 Read More »
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