AP-IA--Iowa News Digest 1:30 pm, IA
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FINANCE DIRECTOR FIRED-IOWA
IOWA CITY — A spokeswoman for Gov. Kim Reynolds says the state is taking “appropriate steps” after a report found that two high-ranking Iowa Finance Authority officials witnessed sexual misconduct by the director but failed to report it. By Ryan J. Foley. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 400 words.
AROUND THE STATE:
DUBUQUE COURTHOUSE REMODEL — Historic statues have been refurbished and returned to their perches high atop the Dubuque County Courthouse in eastern Iowa. SENT: 240 words, photos.
PANHANDLING ORDINANCES — A city council in western Iowa is moving toward repealing a 40-year-old law against begging that the city attorney says probably has never been enforced.
FATAL CRASH-TEXTING DRIVER — A Cedar Rapids woman who was texting when her car collided with another vehicle has been given two years in prison.
CHILD PORNOGRAPHY CONVICTION — An eastern Iowa man has been given 50 years in prison for producing child pornography involving a prepubescent child and for trading child pornography.
SCHOOL FIRE — Authorities say a fire broke out at a school building in northwest Iowa about an hour after classes were done for the day.
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