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Found the following story in a news index. Anyone have a copy of the full report? I have yet to locate it in other Iowa newspapers. Des Moines Register archives only go back 7 days.


Metro Record Police computer loses cases Summary: Des Moines, Ia. -A flawed computer disk has sent a few hundred Des Moines police cases into cyberspace. A computer will be able to retrieve the reports, but it will have to work 24 hours a day for about a week to pull them back in.

Source: The Des Moines Register Date: 01/06/2000 Price: $2.95 Document Size: Short (1 or 2 pages) Document ID: PN20000110020016390 Subject(s): LOCAL/REGIONAL Citation Information: Issue: PSA-2509; Metro Iowa Section Copyright Holder: 2000, The Des Moines Register Document Type: Article

-- Lee Maloney (, January 24, 2000

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