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

May 22, 2019

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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

IOWA ATTORNEY GENERAL POWERS

DES MOINES — Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds on Wednesday vetoed a measure that Republican lawmakers pushed through in the final days of the legislative session to stop the state’s Democratic attorney general from filing or joining lawsuits challenging President Donald Trump’s policies. By Scott McFetridge. SENT: 575 words, photo.

AROUND THE STATE:

POLICE SHOOTING-IOWA

IOWA CITY _ An armed robbery suspect who was shot this month by Iowa City police had been released from jail days earlier, despite probation violations that could have kept him behind bars, a review by The Associated Press shows. By Ryan J. Foley. SENT: 700 words, photo.

SEVERE WEATHER

OKLAHOMA CITY — Waterlogged parts of the central U.S. were bracing Wednesday for more rain, following days of severe storms that have battered Iowa, Kansas, Missouri and Oklahoma and caused at least three deaths. By Ken Miller. SENT: 680 words, photos, video.

With:

_ SEVERE WEATHER-IOWA

_ SEVERE WEATHER-THE LATEST

HOG OPERATION MORATORIUM _ The Black Hawk County Board of Supervisors has added its voice to those calling for a moratorium on new livestock feeding operations. SENT: 320 words.

IN BRIEF:

TOWER FALL _ Authorities say a worker has died after falling from a tower near Alleman in Polk County.

HANDCUFFED MAN-DROWNING

A judge has reversed the revocation of the peace officer license of a Missouri highway patrolman who was driving a boat when a handcuffed Iowa man fell out and drowned.

VIOLENT HOME INVASION _ An Iowa City man convicted of sexually assaulting a woman during a violent home invasion has been given 75 years in prison.

SPORTS:

BBC--BIG TEN TOURNAMENT

OMAHA, Neb. _ The Big Ten Tournament opens at TD Ameritrade Park. 150 words on each game.

BBC--B10-Maryland-Illinois.

BBC--B10-Ohio St-Michigan, 1 p.m.

BBC--B10-Iowa-Indiana, 5 p.m.

BBC--B10-Nebraska-Minnesota, 9 p.m.

SPORTS IN BRIEF:

BKC--IOWA-TAYLOR _ Iowa has hired former Lehigh and Ball State head coach Billy Taylor to be an assistant on Fran McCaffery’s staff.

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