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Monday, August 9th, 2021

The Iowa State Fair returns this week after it was cancelled last year because of the coronavirus pandemic. But local health officials say they’re concerned crowded exhibit halls could help spread the highly-contagious Delta variant. Plus, a federal report on the "dead zone" in the Gulf of Mexico finds it's much larger than initially forecast earlier this year.