Insiders 9/2/18 Metro Mayor’s Husband Suffers Heart Attack After Council Meeting

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DES MOINES, Iowa–Johnston Mayor Paula Dierenfeld has vowed to learn C.P.R. after her husband suffered a heart attack driving home from a city council meeting. Dave Roederer, the director of the Iowa Department of Management, was driving the couple home August 6th when the heart attack occurred. Roederer also suffered a heart attack about 25 years ago and has heart disease.

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