State Senator Nate Boulton has suspended his candidacy for the Democratic nomination to the Iowa Governor's race in light of accusations of sexual misconduct. In this news buzz edition of River to River, host Ben Kieffer is joined by IPR reporter and Morning Edition host Clay Masters to talk through the status of that race.
Also on the program, the University of Iowa Rowing Head Coach Andrew Carter talks about the Hawkeyes appearance at the NCAA championship in Florida this weekend. Former Iowan living in Hawaii John Little explains the status of the volcanic eruption there. Iowa State University Associate Professor of Community and Regional Planning Carlton Basmajian explains the growing concern about over-crowded cemeteries and his research about solutions.