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Talk of Iowa
11:00 pm
Mon February 13, 2012

Wildlife Day: Valentine's Edition

Spring may be the time when a young man’s fancy turns to love, but for many species late winter is the season of love. It's Wildlife Day on Talk of Iowa and with eagles nesting, barred owls calling and cardinals singing, we’ll celebrate Valentine’s Day with wildlife biologist Dr. Jim Pease of Ames.

River to River
11:00 pm
Mon February 13, 2012

National Foreclosure Settlement and Wage Theft

Host Ben Kieffer talks with Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller.  Miller led the recent national foreclosure settlement with major banks on behalf of state attorneys general.  Later, Kim Bobo, author of “Wage Theft: Why Millions of Working Americans are Not Getting Paid and What We Can Do about It” joins Ben in advance of her visit to the University of Iowa.

Talk of Iowa
11:00 pm
Sun February 12, 2012

Science of Obesity

Losing weight sounds simple in mathematical terms. Burning more calories than you consume = weight loss, but the reality is far more complicated. On today's Talk of Iowa, we’ll explore the science of weight loss, we’ll find out why it so difficult for some people to lose weight and we'll look into why keeping the weight off can be a daily challenge. Guests include Dr. Allyn Mark, Dr. William Haynes and Amy Fletcher of the University of Iowa.

River to River
11:00 pm
Sun February 12, 2012

Legislative Monday: Traffic Cameras

Iowa lawmakers are considering a bill to ban traffic cameras. Host Joyce Russell leads a discussion of the bill, which would give the eight Iowa cities now using cameras until July to remove them.  Local officials say cameras improve safety.  Critics say they violate privacy.  Guests include State Representative Walt Rogers, a Republican from Cedar Falls, Captain Steve O'Konek of the Cedar Rapids Police Department and Matt Lindholm a Des Moines attorney and Board Member of the Iowa Association for Justice.

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