Need To Know with Jeff Angelo

Need To Know with Jeff Angelo

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Israeli diplomat Ariella Rada came to Iowa to friends of Israel, but first stopped by WHO Radio to speak with Jeff about why Israel and the US must align against a potential nuclear Iran.

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Whenever Jeff has Tonya J Powers of Fox News Radio on the show, they immediately form a pop culture bond. Listen to their wide-ranging discussion summer travel tips, Downton Abbey, and HBO's Chernobyl.

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Local police are beginning to use facial recognition software. Artificial intelligence expert Dr. Edward Peters tells Jeff that the technology can used for good...but mistakes CAN be made.

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Iowans love to travel - and Patrick Dehaan of Gas Buddy is here to talk gas prices with Jeff for this weekend and the summer.

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May 21, 2019 36 min

Patrick Dehaan of Gas Buddy predicts gas prices for this weekend; a new development in the Jodi Huisentruit disappearance; Ralph Peters on how civil war battles shaped America today; Tonya J Powers with hot summer travel tips.

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Israeli diplomat Ariella Rada tells Jeff why Israel and the US must stand up against Iran; Bill de Blasio on why Iowans want him to run; AI Expert Dr. Edward Peters on facial recognition technology and law enforcement; Dr. David Barcyzk on how erectile dysfunction medicine may treat heart failure.

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Adding "adversity scores" to SAT results are meant to improve the academic performance of all students. Education policy expert Mary Clare Amselem says the scores won't work. She tells Jeff how education can REALLY be improved.

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The death of a Navy veteran in a care facility in Des Moines has raised national questions about veterans' care. Rep. Cindy Axne tells Jeff she wants answers.

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It sounds like a good idea: force drug companies to charge Americans what Europeans pay for drugs. But Colby Bledsoe of FreedomWorks says there are terrible consequences for patients.

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Lara Trump advises her father-in-law, President Donald Trump, on campaign strategy. She talks to Jeff about how he wins Iowa again.

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Why were Catholics being beat up? Who was demanding Quakers be hung? Steven Waldman, author of Sacred Liberty, details American's long (and bloody) road to religious liberty. He also details the greatest threats to religious liberty today.

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Jeff asks Colby Bledsoe of FreedomWorks WHY Americans can't pay the same as Europe for drugs; Democratic candidates go extreme on abortion; Steven Waldman discusses the greatest threats to religious liberty in America today.

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Rep. Cindy Axne demands answers after a veteran's death; what a conservative Supreme Court in Iowa means; Education expert Mary Clare Amselem say adversity scores are NOT American; Lara Trump prepares the President to campaign in Iowa.

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State Senator Zach Nunn is considering a run against first-term US Representative Cindy Axne. He joins Jeff to discuss what he'll consider as he tours the district.

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Sports betting is now legal in Iowa. Jeff talks to Wes Ehricke of the Iowa Gaming Association about when betting will be available and how it will work.

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Des Moines Councilman Joe Gatto joins Jeff to discuss why the East Village bike lanes didn't work and plans for the future to make the city more bikeable and walkable; Amber Alexander of WHO-TV warns of flash flooding; a preview of weekend events; Michael Bower reports on Facebook LIVE's "one strike ban."

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Tommy Binion of The Heritage Foundation attended President Trump's speech announcing his immigration reform plan and evaluates it for Jeff; Gene Simmons of KISS tearfully pays tribute to America; Professor Tim Hagle and blogger John Deeth join Jeff to discuss the TWENTY-THREE Democrats running for President.

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23 Democrats are running for President and progressive blogger John Deeth tells Jeff it's time for some of them to quit.

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23 Democrats are now running for President. Political science Professor Tim Hagle of the University of Iowa and Jeff try to figure out why.

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May 16, 2019 35 min

Bill Zimpfer on talk of war with Iran; who are the REAL extremists in the abortion debate; Dr. Rawn Bosley on the dangers of sunscreen; why is Bill de Blasio in the race?: an astonishing look at the border crisis

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