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Nate Boulton, Forced Out Of Governor’s Race, Will Return To Iowa Senate

Democratic State Sen. Nate Boulton says he will retain his seat in the Iowa Senate, in spite of calls for his resignation. Boulton was accused of sexual misconduct and dropped out of the race for the Democratic nomination for governor. That was days before the June primary, after the Des Moines Register revealed complaints from women who described being touched inappropriately by Boulton in social situations in the past. In a letter on Monday, Boulton apologized for the “heartache” caused by...

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In collaboration with MPR News, we'll share and discuss living and working along the Mississippi River and how closely we're tied to it - both upstream and downstream.

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Geoff Nunberg (@GeoffNunberg) is a linguist who teaches at the School of Information at the University of California at Berkeley.

"Great Britain and the United States are two nations separated by a common language."

Reopening The Case Of Emmett Till

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With Anthony Brooks

Something in Timothy Tyson’s 2017 book “The Blood of Emmett Till” led the Justice Department to reopen its probe into the 1955 lynching.

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Coming soon to the Urbandale Community Theater is Robert John Ford’s Six-on-Six The Musical!

Join IPR’s Jacqueline Halbloom on Friday, July 27th at noon to hear an interview with Robert John Ford.

A federal jury has found Marq Vincent Perez, 26, guilty of a hate crime in the arson attack on a mosque in Victoria, Texas, in January 2017. Perez, who is set to be sentenced in October, faces up to 40 years in prison.

When fire devastated the Victoria Islamic Center last year, an outpouring of support followed, with neighboring Jewish and Christian congregations offering to host Muslim services in their buildings.

Iraqi officials flew to Tehran this week to try to cut a deal with Iran for electricity, attempting to defuse potentially destabilizing anti-government demonstrations spreading through the country's southern provinces.

The protests started a week ago amid anger over unemployment, corruption and lack of access to basic services such as power. Iraq's health ministry announced Monday that eight demonstrators had been killed in the unrest. Iraqi police say dozens of security forces have been wounded.

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Iowa Arts Showcase

Through short interviews, your host, Jacqueline Halbloom highlights the efforts and activities of non-profit arts and culture organizations throughout Iowa.

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Featured Release This Week From Johnny Marr + Studio One Tracks Top 30 Playlist

Johnny Marr established his fame in the 1980s with The Smiths- a very popular and influential band in their native England, and a significant cult band in the United States. Marr was the guitarist in the group, and co-wrote the band's songs with frontman Morrissey. The Smiths only lasted for five years, and Marr went on to not only do a lot of session work, but to join bands like The Pretenders (briefly), The The, Modest Mouse, and The Cribs. He also formed a new band, Electronic, with...

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