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Slight Risk of Severe Weather Today

There is a slight risk of severe weather today across the southern half of Iowa during the late afternoon and evening. Biggest threat will be large hail and damaging winds. An isolated tornado and flash flooding cannot be ruled out.

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DART Leader Looks to Ban Anti-Bus Ads

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- The general manager of Des Moines' transit system wants the city to ban advertisements on bus stop benches that encourage people to buy a vehicle rather than ride the bus.
   Elizabeth Presutti of the Des Moines Area Regional Transit Authority asked officials in a letter last month to update city code to ensure future advertisements don't send a conflicting message about riding the bus. She requested the city prohibit anti-transit advertising similar to how it doesn't allow the marketing of alcohol and night clubs.
   Presutti's letter was in response to advertisements by J.D. Byrider, a used-car dealership franchise based in Indiana. A public relations firm for the company did not immediately have a comment on the issue.

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