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On the Monday, Feb. 11, 2019 edition of the program: Peter Droege, Fellow of Addiction Policy for Centennial Institute, talks about proposals to legalize recreational marijuana in Iowa by relating lessons learned from the practice in Colorado. Mayor Pete Buttigeig of South Bend, Indiana, toured Iowa as part of exploring a run for the presidency…read more »
On the Friday, Feb. 08, 2019 edition of the program: Jordan Goodman, “America’s Money Answers Man”, discusses economic outcomes from this week’s State of the Union message, and tells how you can earn higher yields on savings. Ed Anderson, senior research manager for the Iowa Soybean Association, previews next Tuesday’s Farmer Research Tour stop in…read more »
On the Thursday, Feb. 07, 2019 edition of the program: Drury Sherrod, author of “The Jury Crisis: What’s Wrong with Jury Trials and How We Can Save Them” evaluates how juries have become disrespected in the U.S., and why that’s a bad thing for our system. Waterloo Mayor Quentin Hart talks about the recent Conference…read more »
On the Wednesday, Feb. 06, 2019 edition of the program: Mark Recker farms near Arlington in Fayette County and serves as chair of the Iowa Corn Growers Association–he responds to the attack on the corn industry in a Super Bowl ad this past Sunday. UNI political science professor Christopher Larimer gives insight into last night’s…read more »
On the Tuesday, Feb. 05, 2019 edition of the program: Waterloo native, author and historian Mike Chapman remembers fellow Waterloo native, actress Julie Adams, who died Sunday at age 92…perhaps best known for her role in “The Creature from the Black Lagoon”. Presidential daughter-in-law Lara Trump gives insight into the President’s state of mind as…read more »
On the Monday, Feb. 04, 2019 edition of the program: Aaron Lehman of the Iowa Farmers Union discusses Trump Administration trade policies and what he and IFU members would like to see happen. Erin Murphy of Lee Enterprises shares information from his Reporter’s Notebook on the 2020 Iowa Caucuses to be held 52 weeks from…read more »