Rae Heim http://iowapublicradio.org en Cultural and Educational Pushes in the Middle East http://iowapublicradio.org/post/cultural-and-educational-pushes-middle-east <p>Two years after the Arab Spring, those living in the Middle East are still striving towards democratic governance. Our guest this hour tells us why education and cultural understanding are key to this development.</p> Tue, 12 Feb 2013 19:50:13 +0000 Ben Kieffer 14916 at http://iowapublicradio.org Cultural and Educational Pushes in the Middle East Mammoth Bones and Iowa's Barefoot Runner http://iowapublicradio.org/post/mammoth-bones-and-iowas-barefoot-runner <p>An Iowa man and his sons made a huge discovery on their Oskaloosa farm recently. Now scientists are in the process of excavating a mammoth skeleton.&nbsp; We&rsquo;ll hear what they hope to learn from the find. Then, 18-year-old&nbsp;Rae&nbsp;Heim of Carroll&nbsp;is running barefoot across the country this year from Boston to Huntington Beach, CA. Tue, 26 Jun 2012 19:41:38 +0000 Ben Kieffer 3783 at http://iowapublicradio.org Mammoth Bones and Iowa's Barefoot Runner Iowa Woman Runs Barefoot Across America http://iowapublicradio.org/post/iowa-woman-runs-barefoot-across-america <p>18 year old&nbsp;Rae&nbsp;Heim of Carroll&nbsp;is running barefoot across the country this year from Boston to Huntington Beach, CA. She has reached Iowa &ndash; raising money for an organization called souls4soles &ndash; a Christian organization which supplies shoes to needy kids.&nbsp; Rae talks with&nbsp;<em>River to River&#39;s&nbsp;</em>Ben Kieffer&nbsp;about her journey.</p><p>&nbsp;</p> Tue, 26 Jun 2012 17:15:00 +0000 Ben Kieffer 3774 at http://iowapublicradio.org Iowa Woman Runs Barefoot Across America