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Topic: Community-Focused Initiatives
Posted on 10/18/2023
When Algona, Iowa was rocked with the news that a local police officer was killed in the line of duty, Hearst Television’s KCCI News 8 Des Moines stepped up to keep the community informed throughout. They carried the funeral live, sharing the feed with other stations.
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