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

January 21, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.

For up-to-the-minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org.

TOP STORIES:

JACKPOT RIGGING SCANDAL _ Lawyers pursuing a class-action lawsuit on behalf of lottery customers nationwide are seeking to interview the jailed insider who allegedly rigged jackpots for himself and others for years.

ICE FATALITIES _ Authorities say a man and child died after the vehicle they were in broke through lake ice in northwest Iowa.

IMPROPER PAY _ A former Iowa school district official has been given three years of probation for embezzling nearly $217,000 over the course of several years.

BODY FOUND _ Court records say a man accused of killing his grandmother in western Iowa will use an insanity defense.

SPORTS:

BKC--T25-IOWA ST-KANSAS

LAWRENCE, Kan. _ Iowa State plays Kansas at Allen Fieldhouse. The Jayhawks are trying to rebound from an upset loss at West Virginia. By Dave Skretta. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts 8 p.m.

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