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Arrested journalist pleaded with officer: ‘This is my job’

IOWA CITY, Iowa — An Iowa journalist covering a protest for racial justice was blinded when a police officer shot pepper spray in her face and jailed for hours despite telling him repeatedly that she was just doing her job, according to video played Tuesday at the reporter's trial. Body camera video captured by Des Moines ...