AP-IA--Iowa News Digest 1:30 pm, IA
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ELECTION 2018-PRIMARY SEASON TAKEAWAY
The stage is set for a November brawl that could loosen President Donald Trump’s grip on Washington. Elections in New York Thursday marked the end of a long, dramatic and sometimes tumultuous primary season that reshaped both parties going into the midterm elections. By Bill Barrow. SENT: 1,200 words, photos.
AROUND THE STATE:
BROADBAND ACCESS — A Quad-Cities company says it will work with Microsoft to improve rural broadband access to about 126,000 people in Iowa, Illinois and South Dakota. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 250 words.
APARTMENT KIDNAPPING-ASSAULTS — A Nebraska man has been imprisoned for holding several people at gunpoint and beating some of them inside a western Iowa apartment.
2020 DEMOCRAT-MCAULIFFE — Former Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe is scheduled to visit Iowa next week to campaign for Democrats as he weighs a campaign for the 2020 presidential nomination. Iowa holds the leadoff caucus in the presidential race.
GOLF TEAM-COLLISION — Authorities say members of a South Dakota college golf team were treated at a hospital after a collision between their van and a sport utility vehicle in northwest Iowa.
BIG STINK — A Nebraska renewable energy plant has been accused of several violations of its permit to discharge sewage into a regional wastewater treatment plant.
DUBUQUE HOMICIDE — A man accused of killing and sexually assaulting a woman in Dubuque has changed his plea to guilty.
2 PEDESTRIANS KILLED — Authorities say two pedestrians have been killed in Davenport.
IOWA CITY — Iowa has hosted in-state rival Northern Iowa three times since 2009, and each one of those matchups was a slog. Perhaps a solution to the Hawkeyes’ struggles against the Panthers would be a revival of their sluggish offense. By Luke Meredith. SENT: 625 words, photos.
AMES — Fifth-ranked Oklahoma will begin life without star running back Rodney Anderson this weekend in its Big 12 opener at Iowa State. By Luke Meredith. SENT: 650 words, photos.
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