Category Archives: News

In-Studio: Reddit’s Internet 2012 Bus Tour

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Check out our interview with Reddit’s general manager Erik Martin, Cheezburger’s Ben Huh, and representatives of Internet start-ups Local Motors and AgLocal!

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Cecile Richards talks Planned Parenthood interest in the 2012 presidential election

By KRUI contributing reporter Mike Mendenhall and KRUI News Director Betsy Penisten Betsy and Mike spoke with the president of the Planned Parenthood Federation of America and Planned Parenthood Action Fund Cecile Richards in a 2-part on-air phone interview about the interest of Planned Parenthood in the November presidential election. Cecile weighs in on the more »

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James Taylor talks early voting September 27

By KRUI News Director Betsy Penisten News Director Betsy Penisten spoke with legendary American singer, songwriter and guitarist James Taylor in a two-part on-air phone interview about the importance of early voting. _James Taylor Interview 1   James Taylor Interview 2

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Happy College Radio Day!

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Happy College Radio Day! Support the important creative contribution of college radio by tuning in to KRUI today.

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Photos: Barbara Ehrenreich at KRUI — 9/24/12

Barbara Ehrenreich at KRUI

Take a peek at some pictures from our exclusive interview with author and activist Barbara Ehrenreich.

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KRUI to Interview Barbara Ehrenreich Today

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Author Barbara Ehrenreich will be interviewed on KRUI 89.7 FM Iowa City this afternoon at 3:30 p.m. Tune in!

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Thursday News Update

By staff writer Jen Hoch Local News Speeding and other drugs Two men were arrested in Cedar Rapids, Iowa and caught in possession of 52 grams o f marijuana as the result of a high speed chase. According to Johnson County criminal complaints, 19-yeard-old Patrick D. James Jr., and 21-year-old Bernard J. Butler II were more »

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Tuesday News Update

By staff writer Snovil Dong State News Bullying in schools under fire In order to stop bullying in schools, all Iowa middle schools and high schools have been invited to submit a video about what their school has done to prevent bullying. By using on social networking sites, citizens will be able to vote on more »

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President Barack Obama Visits Iowa City

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On September 7th, Vice President Joe Biden and President Barack Obama addressed a crowd of about 8,000 on the Jessup Hall Lawn at the University of Iowa. Check out our coverage of the event!

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Actor Benjamin McKenzie on President Obama’s Heartland Tour 2012-Interview part 2/2

News Director Betsy Penisten and actor Benjamin McKenzie chat about President Obama’s coast to coast RV tour and the issues it aims to address in an on-air phone interview. Ben McKenzie-Interview-2_2  

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