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United States

24 March 2010

Associated Press

DES MOINES, Iowa - Surrounded by the family of a slain high school football coach, Iowa Gov. Chet Culver on Wednesday signed into law a measure forcing hospitals to notify authorities before releasing mental patients wanted by police. Despite concerns raised by hospital officials, the measure was approved unanimously by the state House and Senate. Culver signed it into law less than a year after coach Ed Thomas was gunned down in the Aplington-Parkersburg High School... (

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