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River to River is a conversation about the news with an Iowa perspective. Together we dig into the story behind the headlines - we talk with newsmakers and a diverse range of experts to find out how the news affects you. We take on challenging topics, explore issues from all sides, and foster conversation and understanding

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River to River is a conversation about the news with an Iowa perspective. Together we dig into the story behind the headlines - we talk with newsmakers and a diverse range of experts to find out how the news affects you. We take on challenging topics, explore issues from all sides, and foster conversation and understanding

    Iowa law says no 'reasonable expectation of privacy' for trash left at the curb

    Iowa law says no 'reasonable expectation of privacy' for trash left at the curb

    New laws go into effect July 1, changing who can legally search through a person's trash and loosening child care regulations. Later, IPR's Dennis Reese finds relics from the Cold War in the Iowa City studio basement.

    Legal scholars discuss U.S. Supreme Court's EPA ruling

    Legal scholars discuss U.S. Supreme Court's EPA ruling

    A ruling Thursday morning from the U.S. Supreme Court limited the Environmental Protection Agency’s ability to restrict power plant emissions.

    The latest revelations from the Jan. 6 committee

    The latest revelations from the Jan. 6 committee

    Political scientists join Ben Kieffer to analyze the latest testimony in the January 6 hearings.

    A lack of support and political pressure drive an Iowa teacher to leave his job

    A lack of support and political pressure drive an Iowa teacher to leave his job

    A Fairfield educator speaks out on his decision to leave his post as hundreds of others resigned from positions across the state last spring.

    Personal and political perspectives on the war in Ukraine

    Personal and political perspectives on the war in Ukraine

    A University of Iowa professor born and raised in the Soviet Union and a political scientist share their insights on the Russian invasion of Ukraine.

    Abortion clinics remain open in Iowa for now

    Abortion clinics remain open in Iowa for now

    Roe v. Wade overturned, Iowa Senators at odds over gun control and just what will happen to Iowa's First in the Nation caucus?

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
38 Ratings

38 Ratings

hubris1 ,

Invaluable

Providing balanced and insightful political commentary from a local perspective, River to River Politics Wednesday is an invaluable local treasure for those seeking to be well-informed Iowans. For me it answers the question: What is Iowa’s take? With the advent of this podcast I am overjoyed that I will never have to miss one again! Thank you IPR!

IA04 ,

Terrible

The host only asks questions and does no push back to get real answers. No worth the time.

rue883 ,

Maybe someday

I listened to IPR for many years, but I have reached my limit of Fake News Enemy of the People. I do not, and will not waste any more time on anything pushing the Woke gospel of Lies, Hate and Division. Maybe once the country returns to sanity, I will try again, and contribute again. But as it stands now, I will not support Woke, and that includes NPR/IPR.

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