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North Iowa Food Program Offers Bounty Box Option

In October, 26-year-old Eric Furleigh opened the door to a fruit and vegetable storage and packing facility for the last time this year. He and his family operate Furleigh Farms near Clear Lake which is the aggregation center for a young program called Bounty Box.

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In October, 26-year-old Eric Furleigh opened the door to a fruit and vegetable storage and packing facility for the last time this year. He and his family operate Furleigh Farms near Clear Lake which is the aggregation center for a young program called Bounty Box.

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Global climate change is a huge challenge, but it also presents real opportunities for business. Joe Bryan and John Morton of the Atlantic Council’s Global Energy Center were guests of the Greater Des Moines Committee on Foreign Relations on Tuesday October 15. Host Ben Kieffer discusses how climate change and energy policy impact military capability and economic competitiveness, as well as international trade and diplomacy.

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Joe Bryan, Senior Fellow, Atlantic Council Global Energy Center

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On this edition of Talk of Iowa, host Charity Nebbe sits down with Bill McAnally to talk about the best strategies for preparing your home for the winter season. McAnally also answers listener questions about various other home improvement projects, including insulation, molding concrete and the best methods for caulking sidewalks. 

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Bill McAnally, Home Improvement Specialist

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The founder of a global vegetable seed company will receive the 2019 World Food Prize in a ceremony Thursday at the Iowa State Capitol.

Healthcare commonly polls as one of voters' top issues and political candidates have been running campaigns on it for years. This cycle, Democrats are having a very different conversation about how to fundamentally transform the way Americans get care. On the tenth episode of Caucus Land we talk about where candidates stand on healthcare and what their plans could mean for patients and providers.


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Harvey Weinstein, Matt Lauer and reporting on powerful men with a lot at stake. A conversation with Ronan Farrow.

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Ronan Farrow, investigative journalist and contributing writer to The New Yorker. Author of “Catch and Kill: Lies, Spies, and a Conspiracy to Protect Predators.”(@RonanFarrow)

Following the partial collapse of a Hard Rock Hotel construction site in New Orleans last weekend, city officials are preparing to stage a controlled explosion that will bring down two badly damaged cranes towering over the city.

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Introducing: Our new IPR classical series, The Steinway Café!

See an excerpt from Nachito Herrera's performance on Facebook, our first of many guests, featured in our new Steinway Cafe series.

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Lily DeTaeye Bites Back With A New Record, A Little Harmonica And A Lot Of Sass

At the age of 21, Lily DeTaeye may not come across as a veteran of the music business, but she’s been writing and performing music for more than a decade. This Friday, the Des Moines singer-songwriter will release her first full-length album, “BiTe Back,” along with a music video for the first single, “Peppermint.”

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The New Pornographers As Road Scholars

Each new studio record from the Canadian indie pop band The New Pornographers is greeted with high expectations. It's a status they've earned, and that they maintain with their eighth album, "In the Morse Code of Brake Lights." That title, plus car and driving references throughout the record, contribute to the sense of a headlong rush through a lush and sophisticated set of songs.

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