The Week in Iowa | Govt. and Politics

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THEY SAID …

“Our hospitals are full. Our health care workers are tired. Parents and guardians are scared to send their children to schools.”

— Polk County Health Department Director Helen Eddy, on recent surges in COVID-19 cases as children return to school

“Where are all the women who are in TV broadcasting over 50? You don’t see women on TV with gray hair and wrinkles.”

— Sonya Heitshusen, former WHO-TV anchor, who is suing the station for age and gender discrimination after she was let go a year ago

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