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Gov. Terry Branstad announced that Iowa and the federal government will partner to run the state’s health insurance exchange in 2014. By the following year, Iowa plans to transition to a state-run model.The launch of the MNsure online marketplace, state leaders had begun certifying thousands of Minnesotans who will get paid to help people sign up for health insurance. They come from groups as wide-ranging as the liberal Planned Parenthood family planning organization and the conservative Teen Challenge addiction program.ST
Join host Sarah S. Uthoff as she talks to Iowa School for the Blind and Sight Saving School alumnus and historian Robert Spangler. The ISBSSS is the second oldest school in the state of Iowa and sits on a beatuiful campus in Vinton, Iowa. The school's most famous alumnus is Laura Ingalls Wilder's sister, Mary Ingalls. Spangler is the force behind a very impressive website dedicated to the school's history and is part of the new Mary Ingalls Society. If you've ever wondered about the school's history, how they have faced recent challenges from politics and forces of nature, or want to know what's up with their new Mary Ingalls organization tune in and find out.
On the show, we talk about the monumental Purdue loss to Ohio State, including the issues that continue to plague the Boilermakers. And we look ahead to Iowa, which comes to West Lafayette next weekend.
Also, we turn to basketball, with Purdue having its second exhibition Monday night.
With just under 12 hours till the green light for the 90th edition of the 24 Hours of Le Mans, Matt Embury and Arian Gomez review qualifying and look ahead to the race ahead.
Also, the IZOD Indycar Series season continues at the short oval in Iowa, for the Iowa Corn 250.
Another great Sunday recap show! We break down the Badgers' win over the Iowa Hawkeyes Saturday afternoon as they brought home the Heartland Trophy back home to Madison.
We'll also bring on some of our Bucky's 5th Quarters correspondents to have a roundtable discussion about the Badgers season so far, and what to expect for the rest of the season!
Bucky's 5th Quarter's own Scott Wisniewski & Jake Kocorowski had the great opportunity to talk with WWE Superstar Big E Langston for Jake's article on B5Q. We decided to play the full 11 minute interview with the 5-foot-10, 290 pound athletic freak, as the Badgers are set to face the Hawkeyes Saturday.
Listen in as we ask the former Iowa Hawkeyes defensive linemen how he was introduced in the WWE, his travel schedule, the transitions between college football to NXT and then to the WWE, and his time at Iowa under head coach Kirk Ferentz. We also asked him about the great rivlary between Wisconsin and Iowa, and his thoughts on the Heartland Trophy when he played in Iowa City.
Absolutely great listen, and make sure you check out the article on Buckys5thQuarter.com:
Big Wednesday show!
We'll talk with ESPN Wisconsin's Bill Johnson, co-host of Green & Gold Today & Pack Attack on 540 ESPN Milwaukee (as well as noted AWA historian), about the various Packers news and notes of the week, along with the preview of the big NFC North contest between Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers & the Chicago Bears. It will be a fun time as Bill gives us his two cents on all NFL news and notes.
At 8:45 PM CT, we welcome Adam Jacobi from SB Nation's Black Heart Gold Pants to help us preview Melvin Gordon and the Wisconsin Badgers heading to Iowa City to take on Mark Weisman and the Iowa Hawkeyes! When these two physical teams go head-to-head, who will come out on top? We'll let you know.
Plus, an announcement for later this week about a special guest! Let's just say it's a biggie...
On tonites JFR Midnite Mystery Radio Jory will talk about the life and death of Buddy Holly and the same plane crash that also killed Ritchie Vallance. I will check for the correct spelling of that name. Show is subject to reschedule.
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