AP-IA--Iowa News Digest 1:30 pm, IA
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DES MOINES — American farmers still working to get out their remaining soybeans after a weather-plagued harvest season are struggling to figure out what to do with a record crop now their traditionally dominant export market is largely closed. By David Pitt. SENT: 660 words, photos. By Blake Nicholson. SENT: 460 words.
AROUND THE STATE:
OIL PIPELINE-PROTESTER INJURY
BISMARCK, N.D. — A New York City woman who suffered a severe arm injury while protesting the Dakota Access oil pipeline in North Dakota two years ago is suing law enforcement even though she does not yet have evidence that might help her prove law officers were to blame.
ACCESS PROBLEM-MEDICAL RECORDS — A northern Iowa hospital has notified around 1,900 patients about what may have been an inappropriate access of their medical records.
TODDLER SHOT — An Iowa man whose 2-year-old son shot himself with his father’s handgun is scheduled to be sentenced Jan. 14 in Des Moines. Eds: Note photo.
TOY FIREARMS — A city council in northwest Iowa has banned people from carrying some types of “toy” firearms.
MAN BURNED-WOMAN CHARGED — Authorities have accused a woman of pouring gasoline on a man and setting him aflame in a suburb of Des Moines.
IOWA CITY — Pittsburgh plays Iowa at Carver-Hawkeye Arena. By Luke Meredith. UPCOMING: 400 words, photos. Game starts at 8 p.m.
AMES — Iowa State coach Matt Campbell discusses the team’s final against FCS school Drake. UPCOMING: 500 words by 5 p.m.
SPORTS IN BRIEF:
BKC--BOISE ST-DRAKE — Boise State plays Drake at Knapp Center.
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