zoo http://iowapublicradio.org en News Buzz: Funnel Week and Northwood Evacuation http://iowapublicradio.org/post/news-buzz-funnel-week-and-northwood-evacuation <p>Residents of Northwood are back in their homes after being asked to evacuate yesterday due to an explosion and fire at the city's municipal airport.&nbsp; Iowa Public Radio statehouse <span class="st">correspondent </span>Joyce Russell discusses which bills in the legislature might become laws in 2014.&nbsp; The Blank Park Zoo's Amur tiger has died, and what Iowa City is doing about a recent rash of sexual assaults in taxicabs.&nbsp; Also, an Olympics update from the Des Moines Register's sports columnist Bryce Miller in Sochi.</p><p></p> Fri, 21 Feb 2014 20:11:54 +0000 Ben Kieffer, Sarah Boden, Ben Stanton & Emily Woodbury 36610 at http://iowapublicradio.org News Buzz: Funnel Week and Northwood Evacuation Conservation at the Blank Park Zoo http://iowapublicradio.org/post/conservation-blank-park-zoo <p>The <a href="http://www.lpzoo.org/animals/factsheet/eastern-black-rhinoceros">eastern black <span style="font-size: 10pt">rhinoceros </span></a>is an endangered species, but two eastern black rhinos<a href="http://www.blankparkzoo.com/index.cfm/18148/21543/rhinos_arrive_at_blank_park_zoo">--Ayana</a><a href="http://www.blankparkzoo.com/index.cfm/18148/21543/rhinos_arrive_at_blank_park_zoo"> and </a><a href="http://www.blankparkzoo.com/index.cfm/18148/21543/rhinos_arrive_at_blank_park_zoo">Kiano</a>--are safe and sound at the Blank Park Zoo in Des Moines.&nbsp; Host Charity Nebbe visits with Thu, 13 Jun 2013 18:15:21 +0000 Charity Nebbe & Sarah Boden 22374 at http://iowapublicradio.org Conservation at the Blank Park Zoo