FRIDAY, JULY 6 Summer Observatory presentation on “Amateurs: Small Scopes Making Big Discoveries,” 9 p.m., Drake Municipal Observatory, Waveland Park. WEDNESDAY, JULY 11 School of Education distributes free children’s books at the Drake Neighborhood Farmers’ Market, 4 to 7 p.m., First Christian Church, Des Moines. THURSDAY, JULY 12 Chicago: Drake University Chicago Area Young Alumni...
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Up-and-coming journalists from across the nation traveled to Drake University recently for myriad perspectives on political campaign coverage. Drake University's School of Journalism and Mass Communication brought 24 reporters -- each with less than two years' political reporting experience -- to the three-day seminar, which was hosted in partnership with the Poynter Institute, Des Moines Register and Iowa Public Television.