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Tuesday, October 19th, 2021

Here First

Representatives of the United Auto Workers and John Deere say contract talks have resumed amidst their factory workers striking in Iowa and other states. Mexico’s Secretary of Agriculture and Rural Development will join U-S Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack in Iowa this week. Plus, Wind blade turbine manufacturer TPI Composites in Newton will lay off more than 700 workers by the end of the year.

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