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Floods of 2008: On the Thursday, June 12 edition of The Iowa Journal

June 12, 2008

(Johnston, Iowa) – Thursday’s episode of The Iowa Journal will examine the impact of this year’s flooding. The program airs Thursday, June 12 at 8:30 p.m. It will be rebroadcast Friday, June 13 at 6:30 p.m. on statewide Iowa Public Television and at 9 p.m. on statewide IPTV-Plus. It will also be available online at Iptv.org.

Most Iowans this week are reacting to the immediate situations of rising flood waters and sudden tornados, but the aftermath of the storms will ripple through Iowa’s economy for months to come. This episode of The Iowa Journal will assess the economic impact from the storms with David Swenson, an Iowa State University economist and L.D. McMullen, retired CEO and general manager of the Des Moines Water Works who now consults on water resource planning with the engineering firm Snyder & Associates.

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:
June 12, 2008

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

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