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Monday, November 22nd, 2021

Here First

Iowa’s COVID-19 hospitalizations and community transmission rates remain high heading into the Thanksgiving weekend. The Midwest has seen a rise in the number of agricultural guest workers this year helping out on farms, in meatpacking plants and with landscaping companies. Plus, a look at how water quality issues in the Midwest are exacerbated by a changing climate.

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