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Iowa Starting Line 6h
New from : Most of Iowa's top Democratic elected officials called on Gov. Kim Reynolds this week to issue a stay-at-home order for the state4
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Iowa Starting Line 6h
Minnesota concerned about neighbors like Iowa's lack of stay-at-home directives
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Gov. Reynolds again says today that it's the substance of Iowa's current orders that matter, rather than the "stay-at-home" name. Here's what things looked like yesterday at several major Iowa manufacturers:
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Iowa Starting Line 8h
Head on over to our Facebook page where in a minute we'll start our interview with former Lt. Gov. Patty Judge about Iowa's response to the coronavirus pandemic
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Iowa Starting Line 9h
Just a simple, quick drive around town gives you a sense how many Iowa workers still have to show to large workplaces during the coronavirus pandemic
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Iowa Starting Line 10h
85 new cases of COVID-19 in Iowa today, bringing statewide total up to 699.
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Iowa Starting Line 11h
New: Gov. Reynolds argues that the current COVID-19 recommendations basically have the same effect as a stay-at-home order. But a quick drive around major manufacturer workplaces in Iowa show that's simply not true
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New from : Immigrant workers in the food industry, whether on farms or in packing plants, are helping society survive during the coronavirus pandemic. Here's one life story of an Iowa Latina who helped kept Iowa fed
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Iowa Starting Line 13h
“They’re all scrambling for equipment. They have smaller numbers of medical staff than say the University of Iowa, so say they were to get a surge, there’s fewer doctors and health care professionals to care for those people.”
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Iowa Starting Line Apr 2
The retired admiral running for the Democratic nomination in Iowa's U.S. Senate race has some thoughts on Captain Crozier's punishment:
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J.D. Scholten Apr 2
We're live with Addisu now!
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Barbara Rodriguez Apr 2
Replying to @IAGovernor
So other big news out of this Kim Reynolds news conference is a map that her administration is releasing for the first time to assess Iowa counties for stronger mitigation efforts. Each region is rated by points. I’ve asked for county-level data.
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Iowa Starting Line Apr 2
. will be joining Starting Line for our daily 2:00 p.m. Facebook Live interviews. Come on by in a few:
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KCCI News Apr 2
Several hundred people from Iowa and out-of-state gathered Thursday for a horse auction in Wayne County. KCCI has the details:
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Iowa Starting Line Apr 2
Meanwhile, in Southern Iowa today
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Iowa Starting Line Apr 2
New from : A look at how rural Iowa hospitals, which only have so much capacity for COVID-19 cases, are preparing for the spread into their counties
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Iowa Starting Line Apr 2
66 new positive cases of COVID-19 in Iowa today, bringing total up to 614. 2 additional deaths, both in Linn County
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Iowa Starting Line Apr 2
For anywhere in Iowa to trigger a shelter-in-place under Gov. Reynolds/IDPH's metrics, you need a score of 10 from these 4 measures, meaning you would need at least 1 nursing home outbreak to qualify
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Iowa Starting Line Apr 2
"When I look at it, we'd be almost to Armageddon before she would issue (a shelter-in-place order)"
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Iowa Starting Line Apr 2
Iowa Democratic legislative leaders call on Gov. Kim Reynolds to issue a shelter-in-place order
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