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Stomach bug hits new Iowa patients in outbreak linked to salad mix

(Reuters) - A severe stomach illness linked to prepackaged salad has struck two new patients in Iowa, state health officials said on Wednesday, as the bug spread through 16 states. Full story

Q&A: Tracking the source of stomach bug outbreak

State and federal investigators are trying to figure out the source of a stomach bug that has sickened 372 people in 15 states. Iowa and Nebraska have linked some cases in their states to eating pre-packaged salad mix, but the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Full story

Salad pegged in Iowa, Neb. cyclospora outbreak

Health officials in Iowa and Nebraska on Tuesday identified prepackaged salad mix as the source of a severe stomach bug that sickened hundreds of people in both states, but federal authorities said it's not clear whether cyclospora outbreaks elsewhere in the U.S. are also linked to that produce. Full story

Stomach illness reported in 15 states

   Federal health officials now say at least 372 confirmed cases of cyclospora food poisoning have been reported since mid-June. In Iowa and Nebraska, prepackaged salad mix is being blamed for the outbreak. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

Nebraska needs more rain but irrigated crops OK

The rain Nebraska received over the past week hasn't been enough to alleviate dry conditions statewide, but irrigated crops are still doing OK. Full story

Secret stash of classic cars to be auctioned off

   An abandoned auto dealership in Nebraska houses a collection of dust-covered vintage vehicles, many of which have never been driven. Report courtesy KTIV.

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