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

October 3, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

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AROUND THE STATE:

SPECIAL EDUCATION ACCESS — A federal judge’s ruling could mean more Iowa students with learning disabilities will qualify for special education programs. UPCOMING: 300 words.

IN BRIEF:

TRAFFIC STOP SETTLEMENT — Des Moines agreed to pay $25,000 to an African-American driver who questioned a traffic stop in a lawsuit, but the city didn’t admit any wrongdoing.

TRUMP-COUNCIL BLUFFS — Des Moines agreed to pay $25,000 to an African-American driver who questioned a traffic stop in a lawsuit, but the city didn’t admit any wrongdoing.

COUNTY CARE CENTER — Officials in central Iowa’s Black Hawk County are close to approving the $5.6 million sale of a nursing and mental health care center that has struggled financially in recent years.

SPORTS:

FBC--BIG TEN THIS WEEK

Iowa goes into the Floyd of Rosedale game against Minnesota looking to get back on the winning track. By College Football Writer Eric Olson. 500 words, photos.

BKC--IOWA ST-SHAYOK

AMES — Virginia transfer Marial Shayok is expected to be an impact player this season. By Luke Meredith. UPCOMING: 550 words, photos by 5 p.m.

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