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Iowa Film Industry - More than A Field of Dreams? (Feature) (#157)

posted on May 13, 2008 at 10:10 AM

Iowa Film Industry - More than A Field of Dreams? (Feature)  (#157)
Iowa's burgeoning film industry is creating an economic opportunity for many Iowans. 04:17 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 »

Impact of Community Colleges in Iowa (Web Exclusive) (#135)

posted on February 4, 2008 at 12:00 AM

Impact of Community Colleges in Iowa (Web Exclusive) (#135)
Iowa Journal looks at the role of community colleges in the state from education, training and workforce development. 12:28 Read More »

Community Based Corrections (#130)

posted on January 16, 2008 at 5:10 PM

Community Based Corrections (#130)
More than 450 inmates are waiting for space to open up for them to move from prison to one of 22 Community Based Corrections centers in the state. We profile a Community Based Corrections residential center in Ames to witness the issues and... 03:49 Read More »

The Davenport Promise (#129)

posted on January 15, 2008 at 11:01 AM

The Davenport Promise (#129)
One Iowa community is developing a plan to help pay for student's tuition. It's called the Davenport Promise. Supporters of the plan believe it also offers the city a tool to reverse the out-migration of young families to the suburbs. Longer term... 04:49 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 »

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 »

The State of Immigration (Full Program) (#107)

posted on April 24, 2007 at 12:00 AM

The State of Immigration (Full Program) (#107)
Full Program: What is immigration’s real impact on the state? In this edition of Assignment Iowa, we hear from those who study it, those who control it, and those who live it, on immigration’s economic, educational and social implications, as well as what... 27:49 Read More »

Rep. Steve King and Max Cardenas Discuss Immigration (#107)

posted on April 24, 2007 at 12:00 AM

Rep. Steve King and Max Cardenas Discuss Immigration (#107)
What is immigration’s real impact on the state? Guests Max Cardenas and U. S. Representative Steve King discuss the issues. Read More »

The Legal Immigration Process (#107)

posted on April 19, 2007 at 12:00 AM

The Legal Immigration Process (#107)
With the current U.S. unemployment rate at 4.5 percent, a six-year low, the demands on the U.S. labor market far exceed the various quotas allotted for legal immigration. The complaint is that the legal immigration system is unwieldy, expensive,... Read More »
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