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Coming up on The Exchange, we are broadcasting live from Gigi’s Playhouse in Sioux City, where families and experts are discussing how to create inclusive spaces for individuals with special needs.  We will talk about how to develop your awareness of how individuals with special needs learn and communicate, learn strategies to make your work with individuals with special needs more meaningful, and experience how to make your space accessible and inclusive to all need and ability levels.

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This is Jessi Wakefield with the Sioux City Public Library and you are listening to Check It Out. In 2014, Andy Weir came out with his debut novel, The Martian. It quickly and rightfully was lauded as a breakthrough and immediately became a favorite of many, including me. So the moment his second novel dropped, I quickly grabbed it and hoped to enjoy it even a fraction as much as I did his first. Today, I would like to recommend that second novel by Andy Weir, Artemis. I feel I need to say this first. This is not The Martian Volume 2.

US Bureau of Land Management

You have to hunt to find it, but here and there along the way you’ll find stone markers, set down a century ago to memorialize a highway that for a couple of rowdy decades swept through the land not so far away, on its way to nothing less than the promise of the good life. It’s the Oregon Trail.

The first white folks to "do" the trail were the Whitmans, a couple of newlywed missionaries bound for eastern Washington. It was 1836. Mrs. Whitman's letters home were a marvel when they were published out east, sparking a romance for the west in hearts and minds all over this nation.

Ten O'Clock Blues 6.09.18

Jun 10, 2018

Chicago blues icon Eddy The Chief Clearwater passed away earlier this month, we honor his passing with a few of his songs. Alse we hear from Australian, Kara Grainger and The Claudettes from just down the road a piece.

School's out for summer and if you're a child that relies on the school lunch program for a significant portion of your daily food intake, that's a problem. The Food Bus is here to help.

Gustav Mahler's Symphony in D Major "Titan" was originally a tone poem but after some revisions and the addition of a movement or two became his first symphony. Join Gretchen Gondek and hear the symphony on this edition of Opus.

Cultural Continuum 6-08-18

Jun 8, 2018

There's lots of theater stuff, lots of outdoor stuff, even some outdoor, theater stuff plus On Stage Orange City returns and Ice Cream Days begins.

We talk about the 2018 Iowa Primary results with Jeremy Dumkreiger, Chair of the Woodbury County Democratic Party, and Suzan Steward, Chair of the Woodbury County Republican Party.

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