safety http://iowapublicradio.org en An Iowan in Sochi and Other Stories http://iowapublicradio.org/post/iowan-sochi-and-other-stories <p>In this News Buzz program, hear six short interviews about: the Iowa Juvenile Home, the Olympics in Russia, an embarrassing phone conversation involving the U.S. State Department, a cyber-security competition, a deadly snowmobile accident and safety concerns, and the analysis of flood prediction.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p></p> Fri, 07 Feb 2014 21:51:06 +0000 Ben Kieffer & Ben Stanton 35968 at http://iowapublicradio.org An Iowan in Sochi and Other Stories The Future of Football http://iowapublicradio.org/post/future-football <p>It’s football season and as Iowans stream into bleachers to cheer on high school football teams concerns about head trauma at the highest level of the game is filtering down to youth levels.<br> Tue, 10 Sep 2013 19:32:20 +0000 Katherine Perkins & Ben Kieffer 28856 at http://iowapublicradio.org The Future of Football In Wake of Shootings, Iowa Schools Put Safety Plans in Place http://iowapublicradio.org/post/wake-shootings-iowa-schools-put-safety-plans-place <p></p><p>As President Obama’s gun control proposals make their slow way through Congress, Iowa, and every state in the nation, is asking the same question. How do we protect our children from gun violence? Iowa Public Radio’s Clay Masters talked to some of the voices in this debate and visited a school in Des Moines.</p><p>At Studebaker elementary school in southeast Des Moines, students practice a fire drill.&nbsp; They exit the building in single file.</p> Mon, 11 Feb 2013 20:32:30 +0000 Clay Masters 14858 at http://iowapublicradio.org In Wake of Shootings, Iowa Schools Put Safety Plans in Place Iowans React to School Shooting http://iowapublicradio.org/post/iowans-react-school-shooting <p></p><p>The Branstad administration as well as school districts all over the state are reacting to Friday’s school shootings in Connecticut.&nbsp;&nbsp; One official&nbsp; is&nbsp; encouraging schools to review their security procedures.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; But the governor and key lawmakers aren’t jumping to any conclusions about needed legislation to prevent such a tragedy here. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Tue, 18 Dec 2012 02:03:41 +0000 Joyce Russell 12161 at http://iowapublicradio.org Iowans React to School Shooting