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Diabetes News

Information about living with diabetes. Tuesday 4am & 8am

Disability Topics

Various selections from publications regarding disability access and information. Monday 8am - Thursday 3am

Fifty Something (IRIS ORIGINAL) A monthly lifestyle magazine published by the Des Moines Register focused on issues of interest to Iowans over fifty years of age. Monday 9pm Friday 6am

Golden Radio Selections from the Golden Age of Radio. Thursday 9pm

Good Old Days

Focused on nostalgia through stories of the old days. Thursday 1am


Readings from Iowa publications like Iowa Outdoors, Iowa Source, The Iowan and others. Wednesday 6am Saturday 4pm

In The Kitchen

Recipes and articles from Every Day with Rachel Ray Wednesday 8am Tuesday 1pm

Inner Life

Embracing the human spirit while exploring the body/mind connection, holistic healing and spiritual growth. Sunday 5AM


Weekly news for military Iowans and their families and readings from books about Iowans who have served. Monday 4pm Saturday 8am


Each day at 8:58am

It Makes a Difference

National news related to vision loss from The ACB Report, The Braille Monitor, Future Reflections, Mouth, Mainstream and Braille Forum. Thursday 2am - Sunday 9pm

Magazine Picks (IRIS ORIGINAL)

Readings from a variety of current magazines each week. Tuesday 9pm Sunday 1pm

Mail Order Catalogs

Shop the best of the mailbox each week. Sunday 6:30am - Thursday 3:30pm

Midweek Shopping Cart (IRIS ORIGINAL)

Weekly shopping program highlighting weekly specials from area retailers such as Hy Vee, Fareway, Walgreens, Younkers, and more. Wednesday 12pm & 9pm - Thursday 4pm

Money Matters

Personal finance information from Smart Money, Money, and USA Today Money section. Tuesday 3am - Thursday 4am Friday 5am Saturday 2pm

Mother Earth

Earth and environment news from Sierra, "E" The Environmental Magazine, Minnesota Volunteer and more. Wednesday 5am & 10pm

Multicultural Press

News from minority publications including Asian Pages, The Circle, American Jewish World, Insight News and more. Friday 12am - Sunday 4am - Saturday 12pm

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