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Vaccines in Iowa: How are we doing?

As of April 5th, all Iowans are eligible to receive vaccinations. Previously, state guidelines restricted vaccines to high-risk groups such as essential workers, adults aged 65 and up, or people with pre-existing medical conditions. Now that eligibility has expanded, securing an appointment may be a difficult task. (image via Global Gazette)

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Iowa Spring Practice: QB’s duel, youth arrives, and defense shines

Not since Iowa beat Illinois 19-10 on Senior Day in 2019 had the Hawkeyes played in front of home fans outside of friends and family. That streak ended Saturday morning as Iowa held it’s first of two open practices this spring with fans in attendance. Fans arrived as early as before 7 AM to get the first chance to see their Hawkeyes in person since November of 2019. Many were pleased with the results, but it would’ve taken a natural disaster to ruin the moods of the black and gold this weekend. “Certainly is great to be back in Kinnick … Continued

By KRUI News Reporter Kuper Bergman Your Strange Stories of the week for March 3rd include: •Ultimate Tazer Ball which involves players carrying a stun gun to electrically shock their opponent who is carrying the ball, •A Republican congressman from Maryland is in a hairy situation over a proposal to give tax breaks to Americans with mustaches, •The race for a Senate seat in Virginia may evolve into a cat fight now that one Springfield resident has tossed his collar into the ring. Listen to this week’s Strange Stories below: [Audio clip: view full post to listen]

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This Week in Global Unrest is a weekly radio segment and podcast covering strikes, protests, marches, and people’s movements from across the world. I look for the stories that you don’t hear on corporate media broadcasts inside the US and always strive for a protester perspective. I also try to provide an in-depth look into the context of complicated international stories that larger news outlets may only consider in their headlines. Whether you are interested in austerity, the environmental movement, the IMF and World Bank, corporate greed, police brutality, or just a good street fight, This Week in Global Unrest … Continued

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By KRUI News Reporter Emily Woodbury [Audio clip: view full post to listen] “Five of the eight major GOP candidates reject or doubt the theory of evolution as an explanation for life’s origin on Earth. Although it is not as pertinent of an issue as unemployment or taxes, where candidates stand on such a prominent scientific theory could have an effect on the way people vote. KRUI News Reporter, Emily Woodbury, hit the streets of Iowa City to find out how much the religious or scientific beliefs of a candidate influences voters.”

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By KRUI News Reporter Kuper Bergman Museum of Broken Relationships in Croatia What becomes of a garden gnome hurled in fury at a car during a stormy breakup? Or a teddy bear that was once a Valentine’s Day present? A wedding dress from a marriage gone awry? An axe that smashed through household furniture? All are on display at the Museum of Broken Relationships in the Croatian capital, each with written testimonies telling tales of passion, romance and heartbreak. On Valentine’s Day, the museum sees its visits almost double. “The objects that are here represent all the stages of a … Continued

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