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How Do You Reopen a State That Never Closed?

Iowa has the fastest-growing number of Covid-19 cases in the country. But Gov. Kim Reynolds is loosening restrictions.

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On March 11, the day the World Health Organization declared the novel coronavirus a global pandemic, Iowa seemed to think it was unassailable. News stories had filtered into the state. We had…

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Lyz Lenz

Lyz Lenz

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Author of God Land. Columnist for the Cedar Rapids Gazette. The book Belabored is forthcoming from Bold Type Books in August of 2020.