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Iowa 2010: On the Thursday, May 8 edition of The Iowa Journal

May 6, 2008

(Johnston, Iowa) – Thursday’s episode of The Iowa Journal will look at the Iowa 2010 plan. The program airs Thursday, May 8 at 8:30 p.m. It will be rebroadcast Friday, May 9 at 9:30 p.m. on statewide IPTV-Plus and will also be available online at Iptv.org.


2010 is just two years away. What has become of the so-called 2010 plan? Are its objectives being met? This edition of The Iowa Journal will examine the state’s population trends and demographics. Guests include Jerry Kelley, mayor of Indianola, Iowa 2010 member, and Dr. William Withers, a professor at Wartburg and presenter of a program called, The View from 10,000 feet.


Leading into the 2010 conversation will be a profile of Young Professional groups in Iowa. Typically when 20- and 30-somethings get together it’s just to party, but not anymore. Today they are networking. Given the out migration of Iowa’s young professionals, the influence of those who remain is growing.


This week’s Out and About segment will profile the community of Red Oak.


For more information about The Iowa Journal, visit www.iptv.org/iowajournal or call (515) 242-3146.


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Iowa Public Television is Iowa's statewide public broadcasting network. IPTV provides quality, noncommercial programming to make a difference in the lives of Iowans. As one of the last locally controlled media enterprises in the state, IPTV is committed to telling Iowa's stories like no one else can. Our mission to educate, inform, enrich, and inspire Iowans enables IPTV to present an unequaled array of programs of lasting value to Iowans regardless of where they live or what they can afford. More than one million viewers a week turn to IPTV for programming that reflects a range of interests for Iowans in all demographic categories. Iowa Public Television stations include: Channel 11, Des Moines; Channel 12, Iowa City; Channel 21, Fort Dodge; Channel 24, Mason City; Channel 27, Sioux City; Channel 32, Waterloo; Channel 32, Council Bluffs; Channel 36, Davenport; Channel 36, Red Oak. IPTV-Digital stations include: Channel 11.1, Des Moines; Channel 12.1, Iowa City; Channel 21.1, Fort Dodge; Channel 24.1, Mason City; Channel 27.1, Sioux City; Channel 32.1, Waterloo; Channel 32.1, Council Bluffs; Channel 36.1, Red Oak; Channel 36.1, Davenport.

For immediate release:
May 6, 2008

For information contact:
Tonya Weber Dusold
Communications Manager
(515) 725-9705

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