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Wednesday, August 11th, 2021

A year to the day after last August’s powerful derecho, city officials in Cedar Rapids say the hard-hit community is “coming back strong”. All eight hospitals in the Des Moines area are now requiring employees to get vaccinated against the coronavirus. Plus, climate change has been shown to more seriously impact communities of color. IPR’s Kassidy Arena reports that some of Iowa’s Latino leaders are making sure the state’s communities are doing what they can to protect their environment.

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Clay Masters is Iowa Public Radio’s Morning Edition host and lead political reporter.