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Iowa's Buyers' Market, Bicycle History And Vaping

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River to River airs weekdays at 12 p.m. on IPR News and News/Studio One and 10 p.m. on IPR News, and is available as a podcast most days by 5 p.m.

Record low inventory, pent-up demand, sky-high lumber prices ... This hour, what’s going on in the real estate market? Host Ben Kieffer talks with business scholar Tracey Turner of Iowa State University about the unique factors in play at the moment.

Then, as RAGBRAI approaches, we learn about the very first long-distance biking excursions in the state way, back in the 1800s. Finally an update on vaping as that industry struggles to survive amid an avalanche of lawsuits.

Guests:

  • Tracey Turner, associate professor of finance at the Ivy College of Business, Iowa State University
  • Leo Landis, museum curator, State Historical Museum of Iowa
  • Anais Adame, health promotions specialist and tobacco prevention coordinator with Siouxland District Health
Ben Kieffer is the host of IPR's River to River
Rick Brewer is a producer for IPR's Talk of Iowa and River to River
Katherine Perkins is IPR's Program Director for News and Talk