traffic http://iowapublicradio.org en A Rush of Home Invasions and Shootings in Des Moines http://iowapublicradio.org/post/rush-home-invasions-and-shootings-des-moines <p>So far this year, Des Moines has reported eight home invasions; the number coming very close to the eleven home invasions reported over the course of the entire previous year (2013).</p> Fri, 24 Jan 2014 22:20:13 +0000 Ben Kieffer & Emily Woodbury 35280 at http://iowapublicradio.org A Rush of Home Invasions and Shootings in Des Moines Speeding on Iowa's Roadways & Looking Back At The Life Of George "Bud" Day http://iowapublicradio.org/post/speeding-iowas-roadways-looking-back-life-george-bud-day <p>There has been a lot of talk in the past few weeks about an Iowa State Trooper who was driving the Governor back in April. He was caught doing 84 mph, given a speeding ticket and disciplined. So, what are the risks of speeding?<br> Thu, 01 Aug 2013 21:13:34 +0000 Emily Woodbury & Ben Kieffer 26788 at http://iowapublicradio.org Speeding on Iowa's Roadways & Looking Back At The Life Of George "Bud" Day Are You Smarter than a "Smart Meter"? http://iowapublicradio.org/post/are-you-smarter-smart-meter <p></p><p></p><p></p><p>Iowa City is testing new parking meters for their downtown shopping district, known as smart meters. They take credit cards and allow parkers to pay with their phones, and are slowly popping up in communities throughout Iowa.</p><p>But the hard part is often teaching people how to use them.</p> Wed, 24 Apr 2013 11:09:11 +0000 Durrie Bouscaren 19690 at http://iowapublicradio.org Are You Smarter than a "Smart Meter"?