BC-IA--Iowa News Digest 4:40 pm, IA
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ELECTION 2020-BERNIE SANDERS SUPPORTERS
IOWA CITY, Iowa _ It was hard to miss Cheri Pichone’s excitement about Bernie Sanders’ second presidential run. She showed up to a recent Iowa rally decked out in Sanders gear, complete with a figurine of the Vermont senator and progressive icon. By Alexandra Jaffe, Hunter Woodall And Meg Kinnard. SENT: 800 words, photos.
ELECTION 2020-CAMPAIGN RDP
It’s Bernie versus Beto in Iowa on a busy campaign weekend in the early nominating states. By Laurie Kellman. SENT: 300 words, photos.
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AROUND THE STATE:
MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa _ A Marshalltown group is delivering cards and letters to dozens of local businesses to raise awareness of human trafficking. SENT: 280 words.
OTTUMWA, Iowa _ Ottumwa residents living near what remains of St. Joseph Hospital have a lot of colorful ways to describe the half-demolished building and rubble surrounding it. By Austin Cannon, Des Moines Register. SENT: 1,525 words, photos.
BURNSIDE, Iowa _ A steam engine from generations ago sits idle on a track siding waiting for its next run as a westbound train pulled by two modern diesels rumbles along up on the mainline. By Hans Madsen, The Messenger. SENT: 800 words, photos.
WOMAN KILLED-IOWA _ Police in West Des Moines are investigating the death of a woman there.
SPRING FLOODING-HAY HELP_ A farm aid nonprofit is planning to bring more hay from North Dakota to producers in flood-stricken Nebraska.
BUS CRASH SETTLEMENT-LAWSUIT_ An Iowa couple is appealing a judge’s order to pay a lawyer $2.18 million more for representing them in talks that resulted in a $7.5 million settlement with Sioux City.
TRAIL CLOSED-IOWA _ A 7-mile nature trail east of Cedar Rapids has been closed for repair following flood damage.
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