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Friday, October 1st, 2021

Here First

State investigators will try to determine if human remains found Thursday a few miles outside Montezuma are those of Xavior Harrelson. Iowa’s Congressional delegation voted on party lines on a funding bill aimed at avoiding a shutdown of the federal government. Plus, Polk County health officials are urging more residents to get vaccinated as the county continues to see a surge of new COVID-19 infections and hospitalizations.

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