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Feds Cut Funding for Iowa's ACA Sign-up Groups

Organizations that help Iowans sign up for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act are dealing with new funding cuts. Late Wednesday night, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced various grant reductions for ACA navigators. Some cuts are as high as 90 percent. Genesis Health in the Quad Cities is facing a 90 percent cut to is ACA navigator grant. Genesis employs one navigator to coordinate and promote insurance enrollment, and they are not sure if that program can...

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E-85 no longer cheaper alternative

Dec 4, 2008

Iowa Tobacco Money Spent

Nov 23, 2008
JFK Library

Sounds from the 1960s, recorded in Washington, Greenfield and Des Moines. Forty-five years after the slaying of President John F. Kennedy, we hear the voices of several Iowans whose professional lives were touched by the assassination. Recordings courtesy of WHO Radio and private collector Bill Sherman.

Bob Dole Speaks

Nov 12, 2008

Veterans Remembered

Nov 10, 2008

McCain in Des Moines

Sep 29, 2008

Summer may be over, but it's always time for ice cream at the Candy Kitchen in Wilton, which calls itself "the oldest, ongoing ice cream parlor in the world."


A Historic Pledge Drive!

Thanks to everyone who donated during our fall membership campaign. It was historic -- more people donated during this drive than ever before! Thank you for supporting your public radio station!

This summer, IPR examined the impact of HF 517, as well as other gun issues.

From "stand your ground" provisions to how gun policies are received by communities of color and how gun owners train in self defense and gun safety, join us as we discuss this important topic.

Studio One Featured Release

Featured Release This Week From The War On Drugs + Studio One Tracks Top 30 Playlist

The War on Drugs is a good example of a band with a solid reputation, and along with that, expectations of quality that increase with each new release. The band began in Philadelphia in 2005, founded by Adam Granduciel and Kurt Vile. Vile left for a solo career after The War on Drugs' debut record in 2008. A Deeper Understanding is the band's fourth album. Granduciel and his bandmates create a sound that is vast, rich and expansive. Something of a perfectionist, the frontman has called this...

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Orchestra Iowa’s “Brucemorchestra X” Live!

IPR's Performance Iowa is excited to bring you a special live broadcast from the front lawn of Brucemore Mansion in Cedar Rapids! Orchestra Iowa is celebrating 10 years of Brucemore concerts with “Brucemorechestra X.” The Cedar Rapids Opera Theatre will collaborate with Orchestra Iowa to present four world-class soloists performing famous operatic arias by Bizet, Verdi, Rossini, and more. The 10 th anniversary bash will conclude with members of the Cedar Rapids Concert Chorale, MMU Chorus,...

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