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News Minute: Here is the latest Iowa news from The Associated Press

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FORT DODGE, Iowa (AP) - Fort Dodge authorities have found 50 to 60 animals inside two homes. Police Chief Tim Carmody says the 61-year-old owner of the homes has cooperated with officers and hasn't been charged with anything. Firefighters wore hazardous materials suits and breathing gear to enter the homes and handle the animals.

DAVENPORT, Iowa (AP) - U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew will visit the Davenport area to tour a manufacturing plant. Lew is scheduled to travel to Iowa today. He will tour Alcoa's Davenport Works facility, which produces aluminum products, including military-grade aluminum.

DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) - Authorities say fire has completely destroyed a railroad bridge in eastern Iowa along the Mississippi River. The Dubuque County Sheriff's Office says multiple departments responded to yesterday's fire near the Massey Station. The cause of the blaze remains under investigation.

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) - Corporate sponsors and the city of Cedar Rapids have donated 675 rounds of golf for active duty and honorably discharged veterans in Linn County. Patriot Golf Week begins August 25th and ends on Labor Day. Free golf and cart vouchers can be picked up at the Linn County Veterans Affairs Office.

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