DOT http://iowapublicradio.org en News Buzz: Voter Fraud, DOT Cameras, Transgender Homecoming, and Space Exploration http://iowapublicradio.org/post/news-buzz-voter-fraud-dot-cameras-transgender-homecoming-and-space-exploration <p>NASA&#39;s Juno spacecraft passed within about 350 miles of Earth&#39;s surface this week, before slingshotting off into space on a historic exploration of Jupiter.</p><p>On this news buzz version of River to River, hear from a University of Iowa research engineer about Juno, and from the president of the University of Iowa Amateur Radio<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Club about why they waved to Juno electronically, as it whizzed by.</span></p><p>That, and many other items in our news worth buzzing about.</p><p></p> Fri, 11 Oct 2013 18:49:15 +0000 Ben Kieffer & Ben Stanton 30460 at http://iowapublicradio.org News Buzz: Voter Fraud, DOT Cameras, Transgender Homecoming, and Space Exploration News Buzz http://iowapublicradio.org/post/news-buzz-0 <p>Host Ben Kieffer gets the latest on news from around Iowa.&nbsp; MidAmerican Energy gives an update on the power outage which left almost 40,000 Des Moines-area residents in the dark. IPR's Joyce Russell discusses changes to the problematic Toledo Juvenile Home.&nbsp; The DNR has a new report which looks at drought conditions in Iowa.&nbsp; Also, Dubuque native Brooks Wheelan joins the cast of "Saturday Night Live."</p><p></p> Fri, 20 Sep 2013 20:39:43 +0000 Ben Kieffer, Sarah Boden & Emily Woodbury 29416 at http://iowapublicradio.org News Buzz Immigrant Licenses Denied http://iowapublicradio.org/post/immigrant-licenses-denied <p></p><p>The Director of the Iowa Department of Transportation was in the hot seat at the statehouse. &nbsp; Critics turned out to rally against the DOT’s recent policy decision denying&nbsp; driver’s licenses&nbsp; for young undocumented immigrants in Iowa.&nbsp;&nbsp; That’s even though the Obama administration recently approved work permits for immigrants who were brought into the U.S. as children years ago. &nbsp;</p> Thu, 10 Jan 2013 12:46:43 +0000 Joyce Russell 13315 at http://iowapublicradio.org Immigrant Licenses Denied