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Tuesday, November 23rd, 2021

Here First podcast hosted by Clay Masters

A Polk County judge has ruled the state can no longer block Medicaid coverage for transgender Iowans seeking medically necessary gender-affirming surgeries. An Iowa-based newspaper chain is facing a buyout bid from a hedge fund that has a history of cutting jobs at other newspapers it has acquired. Plus, health experts in the state are warning Iowans that this year’s flu season could be severe.

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