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Midwest Week

Summary: A Friday feature at 6:50 PM, during All Things Considered, that reviews the major stories with the reporters who covered them.

Podcasts:

 Midwest Week: How Suicide Affects Those Left Behind | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 548

On Midwest Week, suicide and stories of people who've dealt with the suicide of a loved one.

 Goodbye RI County Courthouse | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 550

On Midwest Week, now that the Rock Island County Board has voted to demolish the courthouse, what happens next, and when might demolition occur.

 Record Flood of 2008 - Ten Years Later | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 540

The record flood for the Quad Cities was 1993, but for Cedar Rapids and eastern Iowa it was 2008 - and ten years later restoration and replacement work is still going on.

 Kim Wins JD Classic | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 553

On Midwest Week, the John Deere Classic helps boost the career of another young player.

 The Flood of 1993 - A Look Back | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 539

On Midwest Week - sandbags, President Clinton, and Bon Jovi tickets - remembering the record-setting flood of 1993.

 Indoor Football Returns to the QC | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 570

On Midwest Week, after a nine year absence, indoor football makes a successful return to the Quad Cities.

 Autumn Steele Case Goes On and On | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 554

On Midwest Week, a settlement has been reached in a long-running fatal shooting case from southeast Iowa involving police, the victim's family, the state, and when police video should be released to the public.

 Summer Theater Preview | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 559

On Midwest Week, once again there'll be a wide variety of theater choices this summer - large and small shows, musicals, mysteries, and premieres.

 Postville 10th Anniversary | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 491

Ten years ago, Iowa made national headlines when federal agents raided a packing plant in the far, northeast corner of the state.

 Suicide and Guns in Downstate Illinois | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 545

On Midwest Week, suicide in downstate Illinois and the important role that guns play.

 Illinois General Assembly Progress Report | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 530

On Midwest Week, with just a couple weeks left in the spring session, what has the Illinois General Assembly accomplished so far.

 Iowa Legislature Ends Long Session | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 531

On Midwest Week, why the Iowa legislature went way beyond its expected adjournment date.

 The QC Sports Hall of Fame | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 536

On Midwest Week, the newest members of the Quad City Sports Hall of Fame - from wrestling, basketball, and football.

 Contract Agreement Possible at WIU | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 545

After threatening a strike, the faculty and staff union at Western Illinois University may soon sign a new contract.

 New Assessment for Pre-trial Release | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 524

Iowa experiments with a new way of assessing criminal defendants, designed to allow more people to be released while their cases progress.

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