BC-IA--Iowa News Digest 1:30 pm, IA
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ELECTION 2020-ELIZABETH WARREN-IOWA
SIOUX CITY _ Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren is introducing herself to influential Iowa Democrats by telling her personal story of economic opportunity, trying to lay claim in the emerging 2020 presidential field as a champion for a middle class she says is withering under President Donald Trump. By Thomas Beaumont. SENT: 650 words, photos.
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DUBUQUE COUNTY PARK
DUBUQUE _ A panel has named a new 137-acre park near Dubuque ahead of work to add a mountain bike trail system and disc golf course. SENT: 250 words.
CAB DRIVER SLAYING _ An eastern Iowa man has been sentenced to life in prison without parole for the murder of an Iowa City cab driver.
SHAM MARRIAGE _ An eastern Iowa man has been turned over to immigration authorities and his sister sentenced to probation after they set up a sham marriage to keep the man in the United States.
NATURE CENTER UPGRADES _ A northern Iowa nature center is getting $386,000 in renovations this year.
AMES, Iowa _ No. 5 Kansas opens Big 12 road play at Iowa State in an key league game for each program’s title hopes. By Luke Meredith. UPCOMING: Game starts at 4 p.m. CT.
BKC--SOUTHERN ILLINOIS-NORTHERN IOWA
CEDAR FALLS _ Southern Illinois plays Northern Iowa at McLeod Center.
DES MOINES _ Loyola (IL) plays Drake at Knapp Center.
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