2012 http://iowapublicradio.org en Capitol Steps: Politics Takes A Holiday http://iowapublicradio.org/post/capitol-steps-politics-takes-holiday <p>Though 2012 is gone, relive the most memorable political moments with comedy group Capitol Steps. In their one-hour year-in-review special, awards will be distributed to the great political gaffes and mishaps of the past year.</p> Tue, 01 Jan 2013 18:00:00 +0000 Alison Sullivan 12613 at http://iowapublicradio.org Remembering Iowans Who Passed Away in 2012 http://iowapublicradio.org/post/remembering-iowans-who-passed-away-2012 <p>2013 is nearly upon us, and as we get ready to usher it in, we pause to look back on 2012 and some of the lives lost in the past year.&nbsp; Today, we air our obituary show.&nbsp; Join us to remember Iowa soldiers killed in Afghanistan, public figures, educators and others.</p><p></p> Mon, 31 Dec 2012 17:53:07 +0000 Ben Kieffer, Katherine Perkins & Rick Fredericksen 12707 at http://iowapublicradio.org Remembering Iowans Who Passed Away in 2012 Top Iowa News Stories of 2012 http://iowapublicradio.org/post/top-iowa-news-stories-2012 <p>2012 was another big year for news in Iowa. &nbsp;The headlines ranged from pink slime and spaceships, to the presidential election and financial scandal.&nbsp; Ben Kieffer counts down the top 10 news stories of the past year, plus some honorable mentions.</p><p></p><p></p> Wed, 26 Dec 2012 20:29:28 +0000 Ben Kieffer 12522 at http://iowapublicradio.org Top Iowa News Stories of 2012 Marijuana's Legal Status in Iowa http://iowapublicradio.org/post/marijuanas-legal-status-iowa <p>After this year’s November election, where voters in Colorado and Washington voted to make marijuana legal for recreational use, people in Iowa are proposing similar legislation.Two bills will be proposed in the Iowa legislature, one on making medical marijuana legal in the state, and one decriminalizing the possession of small amounts of the substance.</p> Thu, 13 Dec 2012 19:14:52 +0000 Ben Kieffer 11967 at http://iowapublicradio.org Marijuana's Legal Status in Iowa Iowa State Fair 2012 http://iowapublicradio.org/post/iowa-state-fair-2012 <p>We're at the Iowa State Fair, and we're taking you with us. From the grand concourse for a Zumba lesson, to Pioneer Hall for a classic radio play, to an outdoor stage for square dancing...and monster arming wrestling to butterfly tagging. Join us for this special edition of "Talk of Iowa".</p> Thu, 16 Aug 2012 15:29:05 +0000 Katherine Perkins & John Pemble 6461 at http://iowapublicradio.org Iowa State Fair 2012