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Iowa to get $1.48B in federal coronavirus assistance money

[ad_1] DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa will get $1.48 billion in aid under the federal government’s plan to help states hit by the coronavirus pandemic. The U.S. Treasury Department announced a state-by-state funding breakdown for President Joe Biden’s American Rescue Plan, an effort to restore jobs lost during the …

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Iowa to get $1.48B in federal coronavirus assistance money

[ad_1] DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa will get $1.48 billion in aid under the federal government’s plan to help states hit by the coronavirus pandemic, according to new numbers released Monday. The U.S. Treasury Department announced a state-by-state funding breakdown for President Joe Biden’s American Rescue Plan, an effort …

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Tyson Foods fires 7 managers at Iowa plant linked to COVID-19 betting pool

[ad_1] The original suit, filed earlier this year by the family of the late Isidro Fernandez, alleged that their loved one was knowingly exposed to the virus while working at the Waterloo plant. It was amended recently to levy specific charges of wrongdoing against particular managers, including an accusation against …

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State will return $21 million diverted to upgrade IT systems to coronavirus fund

[ad_1] DES MOINES, Iowa (KCRG) – The governor’s office announced on Monday it will be returning $21 million in CARES Act funding that was going to be used to upgrade computer systems, an expenditure later called improper by the state auditor. Gov. Kim Reynolds said, in a statement, that the …

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Michigan, Washington state impose severe COVID-19 restrictions as U.S. infections soar

[ad_1] By David Shepardson, David Lawder WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Michigan and Washington state on Sunday imposed sweeping new restrictions on gatherings, including halting indoor restaurant service, to slow the spread of the coronavirus as total U.S. infections crossed the 11 million mark, just over a week after hitting 10 million. …

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Hospitals back on the brink of COVID-19 disaster as Midwest numbers spike | Local News

[ad_1] Medical staff attending to patients stricken with COVID-19 don protective equipment in a unit dedicated to treatment of the coronavirus at UW Health in Madison, Wis.  JOHN HART, STATE JOURNAL LEE ENTERPRISES Midwest reporting This is the first in a series of special reports by the Lee Enterprises Midwest reporting …

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