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Des Moines, IA

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Podcast by Des Moines Register

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@DMRegister

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English


Episodes

Hey, did you hear about Facebook?

4/16/2018
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Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg faced 10 hours of hearings in front of congress last week trying to explain how it handles user data along with questions about Russia and the 2016 election. How much of those ten hours will actually apply to the platforms 2 billion users? We explore that question and offer a few insights on how to protect your own data.

Duration:00:08:55

Hey, did you hear about all those tariffs?

4/6/2018
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This week, tariffs were lobbed back and forth between the U.S. and China in what some fear could break out into an all out trade war. Donnelle Eller, a reporter at the Register who covers the ag industry, joins us on the first edition of the, "Hey, did you hear?" podcast to help us understand what those big numbers actually mean.

Duration:00:11:02

Audio: Des Moines police officers among 4 killed in overnight crash

3/25/2016
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Four people were killed Saturday, including two Des Moines police officers, when a car driving the wrong way on the interstate struck the police car, authorities said. Listen to audio as authorities were made aware of the crash early Saturday morning.

Duration:00:24:54

Did Johnny Moran think Ali Farokhmanesh was going to take that shot?

3/8/2016
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Former Northern Iowa guard Johnny Moran takes a look back at Ali Farokhmanesh's 3-point shot that sealed the upset victory for the Panthers in the 2010 NCAA Tournament against then-No. 1 seed Kansas.

Duration:00:00:52

Lost Schools documentary discussed on Van and Bonnie

10/7/2015
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Reporter Jason Clayworth discusses the Des Moines Register's upcoming debut of Lost Schools. A documentary on school consolidation in Iowa and the impact closures have on communities.

Duration:00:09:05

Rare Fair Episode 5: Fair history, & Iowa vs. Minnesota

8/18/2015
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Iowa State Fair Historian Shawn Head takes us on a deep dive into fair history. I also demand his honest comparison of the Iowa and Minnesota fairs. Then he explains the shiny skull that sits on his office shelf.

Duration:00:11:30

Rare Fair Episode 1: Big Boar Turbo Charge

8/10/2015
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Here's a new podcast series that goes behind the scenes at the Iowa State Fair like you've never heard before. In this episode we visit Turbo Charge at home on his farm, a former stud board who weighs in at more than 1,000 pounds, loves to scarf cherry pie and will compete in this year's Big Boar Contest at the fair.

Duration:00:08:36

Rare Fair Episode 3: Carny Life on the Midway

8/10/2015
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I delve into the lives of Midway workers who tend the rides and games as they travel from town to town. One guy intends to be a master chef. One owns a record label. Another is the spitting image of Simon Pegg -- or David Spade. Step right up, step right up!

Duration:00:09:42