News Buzz: Frankie the Pig Helps Children Read and Relax

Nov 17, 2017

On this news buzz edition of River to River, Ben Kieffer hosts conversations on various Iowa news of the week:

Iowa Public Radio statehouse correspondent Joyce Russell talks about her reporting on the Iowa Legislature sexual harassment investigation; UI Public Policy Center director Pete Damiano clarifies several local and national healthcare issues; Vote Hemp president Eric Steenstra discusses the push for change in Iowa hemp law; Iowa State University professor emeritus Carl Smith talks about the use of seclusion rooms in schools; Muscatine Elementary School special education teacher Trina Hepker shares what's behind her decision to bring a pig into the classroom; and Bambi Schrader of Four Oaks discusses the importance of National Adoption Day.