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AP-IA--Iowa News Digest 1:30 pm, IA

September 18, 2018

Hello! Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up in Iowa. Questions about coverage plans are welcome, and should be directed to the Des Moines Bureau at 515-243-3281 or apdesmoines@ap.org. Iowa News Editor Scott McFetridge can also be reached at 515-243-3281 or smcfetridge@ap.org.

A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change. Expected stories may not develop, or late-breaking and more newsworthy events may take precedence. Advisories and digests will keep you up to date. All times are Central.

Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.

For up-to-the-minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org.

TOP STORIES:

FORMER ATHLETE KILLED-GOLF COURSE

AMES — A homeless man attacked and killed a top amateur golfer from Spain who was playing a round alone near her university campus in central Iowa, leaving her body in a pond on the course, police said Tuesday. By Luke Meredith and Ryan J. Foley. SENT: 740 words, photos.

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— FORMER ATHLETE KILLED-GOLF COURSE-THE LATEST

AROUND THE STATE:

RACIAL PROFILING-IOWA

The Iowa Supreme Court hears arguments in a case about whether police traffic stops for minor infractions that appear to be racially motivated violate the Iowa Constitution. By Margery A. Beck. UPCOMING: 500 words by 4 p.m.

DUBUQUE DOCK — A Swiss-based cruise company wants to bring ships to Dubuque if the city builds a dock along the Mississippi River. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 275 words.

IN BRIEF:

BOY DIES-WOMEN CHARGED — A trial has been scheduled for two southeast Iowa women accused of not providing enough nutrition to the son of one of them, contributing to his death.

CORRECTIONS ESCAPE — Authorities say they’ve caught up with an inmate who escaped from the Minnehaha County Correctional Center last month.

NORTHERN IOWA SLAYING — A man accused of killing another man at a northern Iowa home has pleaded not guilty.

BODIES FOUND — State and local authorities are investigating the deaths of a man and woman inside their home in the south-central Iowa community of Lucas.

ASSAULT VICTIM DIES — Two young people have been charged with first-degree murder in a northeast Iowa beating death.

TEACHER CHEATING-FRAUD — An Iowa oversight agency has dismissed its case against two teachers accused of cheating and fraud.

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