special needs http://iowapublicradio.org en The Anatomy of a False Confession http://iowapublicradio.org/post/anatomy-false-confession <p>The<a href="http://www.innocenceproject.org/"> Innocence Project</a> says that in about <a href="http://www.innocenceproject.org/fix/False-Confessions.php">25% of DNA exoneration cases, innocent defendants made incriminating statements, delivered outright confessions or pled guilty</a>. People sometimes confess to crimes they didn&rsquo;t commit. But,why?</p> Tue, 08 Oct 2013 19:21:12 +0000 Ben Kieffer & Sarah Boden 30269 at http://iowapublicradio.org The Anatomy of a False Confession Poetry In American Sign Language & A Look At Iowa's Specialty Schools http://iowapublicradio.org/post/poetry-american-sign-language-look-iowas-specialty-schools <p>The winner of this year’s state Poetry Out Loud competition didn’t make a lot of noise.&nbsp; Dakota Meyer is a student at the Iowa School for the Deaf.&nbsp; Today on Talk of Iowa, Charity Nebbe talks with Meyer about his performance. She also sits down with the superintendent of the Iowa School for the Deaf and the Iowa Braille and Sight Saving School to learn about education for deaf and blind students in the state of Iowa.</p><p></p> Mon, 29 Apr 2013 16:38:34 +0000 Charity Nebbe 19951 at http://iowapublicradio.org Poetry In American Sign Language & A Look At Iowa's Specialty Schools Everyday Heroes http://iowapublicradio.org/post/everyday-heroes <p>What's your definition of a hero? Someone who puts themselves in harm's way?&nbsp; Someone who acts selflessly?&nbsp; Today on "River to River" we speak with four Iowans who have done something extraordinary and are being honored by the American Red Cross of Greater Iowa as "Heroes of the Heartland."</p><p></p> Fri, 12 Apr 2013 17:11:15 +0000 Ben Kieffer 19138 at http://iowapublicradio.org Everyday Heroes