Dean Borg http://iowapublicradio.org en After 40 Years, Rasberry Williams and his Daughter Reconnect http://iowapublicradio.org/post/after-40-years-rasberry-williams-and-his-daughter-reconnect <p>Happy Friday! It's a "news buzz" edition of <em>River to River</em>, bringing you several Iowa news stories of the week.</p><p>Charletta Sudduth was eight years old when her father was incarcerated for shooting and killing a man outside a Waterloo pool hall, a crime he has maintained was in self-defense. Now her father, Rasberry Williams, will be released on parole to an assisted living facility, after serving nearly 40 years of a life sentence. We hear from her:</p> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 20:01:17 +0000 Ben Kieffer & Emily Woodbury 39342 at http://iowapublicradio.org After 40 Years, Rasberry Williams and his Daughter Reconnect News Buzz: Obamacare Fix and Cholesterol Guidelines http://iowapublicradio.org/post/news-buzz-obamacare-fix-and-cholesterol-guidelines <p>While support to reduce prison sentences has been growing, Iowa State University sociologist <a href="http://www.soc.iastate.edu/staff/delisi.html">Matt DeLisi</a> <a href="http://www.news.iastate.edu/news/2013/11/12/delisioffenderreduction">recently testified before the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee</a> that for certain offenders this would be a mistake.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 15 Nov 2013 19:32:31 +0000 Ben Kieffer & Sarah Boden 32197 at http://iowapublicradio.org News Buzz: Obamacare Fix and Cholesterol Guidelines Remembering the Great Flood of 1993 http://iowapublicradio.org/post/remembering-great-flood-1993 <p>It's been 20 years since the Missouri and Mississippi Rivers flooded, inundating much of the Midwest for months.&nbsp; Host Ben Kieffer looks back on this extensive natural disaster that affected millions of Midwesterns with IPR corespondent Dean Borg, Lester Graham who covered flooding along the Mississippi for NPR, and Bill Stowe who worked for Iowa Power and helped coordinate the isolation of Des Moines's electrical system when the Skunk River flooded the city.</p><p></p><p></p> Thu, 15 Aug 2013 18:15:48 +0000 Ben Kieffer & Sarah Boden 27536 at http://iowapublicradio.org Remembering the Great Flood of 1993 Iowa Experiments with Online Education http://iowapublicradio.org/post/iowa-experiments-online-education <p>Iowa is nearing the end of the first year of a three-year experiment with the Iowa Virtual Academy.</p> Mon, 22 Apr 2013 13:43:47 +0000 Dean Borg 19580 at http://iowapublicradio.org Iowa Experiments with Online Education Iowa's Experiment with On-Line Education http://iowapublicradio.org/post/iowas-experiment-line-education <p></p><p>Iowa is nearing the end of the first year of a three-year experiment with the Iowa Virtual Academy.</p> Mon, 22 Apr 2013 05:00:00 +0000 Dean Borg 19461 at http://iowapublicradio.org Iowa's Experiment with On-Line Education