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Iowa broadcaster Pearson dies at 54


A long-time Iowa farm news broadcaster died at the age of 54.

Mark Pearson had been host of Iowa Public Television's Market to Market show.

The Madison County Sheriff's Department confirmed to the Des Moines Register that Pearson had died of an apparent heart attack.

Emergency crews had been called to his home about 5:30 p.m. Sunday night.

Iowa Public Television tweeted "We're shocked & saddened by the loss of Mark Pearson & our hearts go out to his family, whom he loved so dearly & spoke of so frequently."

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