KXEL Morning News for Wednesday, January 15, 2020

KXEL Morning News for Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Tune in for the KXEL Morning News Wednesday between 5 and 8 a.m.:

5:50–Iowa State University’s Answer Line has been answering parenting questions for decades. During a Science of Parenting Update, Answer Line Coordinator Liz Meimann talks about the service.

6:35–Tobacco products are no longer legally salable to those under age 21 in the United States. Fox News Radio Legal Analyst Wendy Patrick talks about the change in federal rules which bumped the smoking age up from 18.

6:50–After Tuesday’s Democratic debate in Des Moines, UNI Political Science Professor Chris Larimer provides analysis.

7:35–TV9 Meteorologist Kaj O’Mara says Wednesday could start with slippery roads after some light overnight precipitation.

7:50–Iowa’s unemployment numbers may not tell the full story of conditions for workers in the state. Natalie Veldhouse talks about wages, and how Iowa compares with the rest of the country.

Plus the weather every 10 minutes, 50 percent more news than before, agribusiness information at :15 past each hour, and sports at :30 past each hour…a great way to start the day…the KXEL Morning News with Tim Harwood, Jeff Stein, and Mark Morris, Wednesday between 5 and 8 a.m. on News/Talk 1540 KXEL.