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Grinnell Union Workers Hope To Negotiate, Halt Appeal

Organizers of a student union at an Iowa college say they’re still open to negotiating with the school’s administrators. But national regulators may decide the future of student workers at Grinnell College.

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Unsettled: Mapping #MeToo

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Episode 4: The Case of Mollie Tibbetts, Murdered While Running

In July of 2018, 20-year-old Mollie Tibbetts of Brooklyn, Iowa went out for a run and never came home. More than a month later, her body was found in a cornfield. The murder suspect, a 24-year-old man, allegedly followed Mollie on her run, and when his sexual advances were rejected, he murdered her.

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Iowa Tobacco Money Spent

Nov 23, 2008
JFK Library

Sounds from the 1960s, recorded in Washington, Greenfield and Des Moines. Forty-five years after the slaying of President John F. Kennedy, we hear the voices of several Iowans whose professional lives were touched by the assassination. Recordings courtesy of WHO Radio and private collector Bill Sherman.

Bob Dole Speaks

Nov 12, 2008

Veterans Remembered

Nov 10, 2008

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The 2018 Iowa Public Radio Holiday Book Guide

It's that time of year again! Make your list and check it twice, because here are some holiday book recommendations from some of Iowa's greatest bibliophiles. Jan Weismiller and Tim Budd from Prairie Lights Bookstore in Iowa City and Hunter Gillum from Beaverdale Books in Des Moines share their top fiction and non-fiction picks of 2018.

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Studio One Featured Release

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Featured Release This Week From Robbie Fulks & Linda Gail Lewis + Tracks Top 30 Playlist

Robbie Fulks was born in Pennsylvania, grew up in Virginia and North Carolina, and has lived in Chicago since 1983. He's a singer-songwriter completely comfortable in the realm of neo-traditionalist (or alt) country music. Louisiana-born singer and pianist Linda Gail Lewis is currently based in Memphis. She's the younger sister of Jerry Lee Lewis, with a long recording career as a solo artist, and also in collaboration through the years with her brother and Van Morrison. Fulks invited Linda...

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Iowa Arts Showcase

Through short interviews, your host, Jacqueline Halbloom highlights the efforts and activities of non-profit arts and culture organizations throughout Iowa.