Sarah McCammon

Sarah McCammon worked for Iowa Public Radio as Morning Edition Host from January 2010 until December 2013.

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11:00 pm
Thu February 24, 2011

Des Moines woman nominated for "Best New Chef"

Morning Edition Host Sarah McCammon talks with Carly Groben, the owner of Proof restaurant in downtown Des Moines. She's been nominated for Food & Wine magazine's "Best New Chef" award.

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11:00 pm
Sun January 16, 2011

Legislative Week 2

Morning Edition Host Sarah McCammon talks with Iowa Public Radio Statehouse Reporter Jeneane Beck about what's ahead in the Iowa Legislature this week. 

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11:00 pm
Sun October 10, 2010

Des Moines zoo and Dubuque river museum in a race for Facebook fans

Morning Edition Host Sarah McCammon talks with Ryan Bickel of Blank Park Zoo and John Sutter of the National Mississippi River Museum about the competition to drum up supporters on the social networking site.

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11:00 pm
Tue September 21, 2010

End of census jobs has Iowans looking for work

The U.S. Census employed more than 5,000 Iowans just a few months ago, but now that number has dwindled to almost none. Morning Edition Host Sarah McCammon reports many workers are now back out in the job market.

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11:00 pm
Wed September 15, 2010

Does "corn sugar" sound better than "high-fructose corn syrup"?

Morning Edition Host Sarah McCammon talks with Alan Willits of Cargill about a request before the FDA to allow the corn-based sweetener to be re-labeled as "corn sugar."

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11:00 pm
Wed September 1, 2010

Drake's "D+" recruitment campaign raises some eyebrows

Morning Edition Host Sarah McCammon talks with Tom Delahunt of Drake University about the new D+ logo and marketing campaign.

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11:00 pm
Mon August 30, 2010

"Project Talent" wants to know how the Class of 1960 turned out

  A 50-year follow-up is in the works for a study involving 400,000 American high school students - including those at about two-dozen Iowa schools - in 1960.

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11:00 pm
Tue August 24, 2010

Economists say floods of 2008 had minimal impact statewide

Morning Edition Host Sarah McCammon talks with Iowa State University Economist Dave Swenson about findings that floods and other severe weather two years ago didn't mean a major economic hit to the state as a whole.

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11:00 pm
Tue August 17, 2010

National atheists' group to meet in Iowa

Morning Edition Host Sarah McCammon talks with American Atheists, Inc. President Ed Buckner about why the group is holding its annual convention in Des Moines next spring.

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11:00 pm
Mon August 16, 2010

Casinos' costs, benefits cut across state lines

In part two of our series on problem gambling, Sarah McCammon visits the site of what will be the Grand Falls Casino Resort in northwest Iowa, and explores the costs and benefits to the community.

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11:00 pm
Sun August 15, 2010

Number of Iowans seeking help for problem gambling increasing

Preliminary data show about 5 percent more Iowans seeking help for gambling addiction through state-funded treatment programs. That follows three years of declining numbers.

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11:00 pm
Mon July 19, 2010

Iowans facing long-term unemployment struggle to make ends meet

A record number of Iowa workers have run out of unemployment benefits and still have not found jobs.

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11:00 pm
Thu July 1, 2010

Iowa town grilling world's largest pork burger this July 4th weekend

Morning Edition Host Sarah McCammon talks with Tom Greene, an organizer of an effort in Humboldt to set a world record for the largest pork burger ever.

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