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AP-IA--Iowa News Digest 4 pm, IA

November 11, 2018

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.

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DES MOINES, Iowa — With suicides across Iowa at their highest levels in more than a decade, schools are trying to stem future deaths by stepping up training focused on identifying students at risk and getting them help. Iowa’s suicide rate is growing faster than many states and exceeds the national average, according to the Centers for Disease Control. Shelby Fleig, Des Moines Register. SENT IN ADVANCE: 795 words.


BELLEVUE, Iowa — An Iowa brewery focuses on local ingredients and family ties. Kelly Hueneke and her husband, Nick Hueneke, were among the four original owners who opened River Ridge Brewing in 2016. The brewery is located in the heart of Bellevue’s downtown, just across the street from the Mississippi River. Two years later, the business has become a favorite among passing tourists and loyal local customers alike. River Ridge Brewing operates a one-barrel brewing system capable of brewing 31 gallons. By Jeff Montgomery, Telegraph Herald. SENT IN ADVANCE: 822 words.


— FERTILIZER SAFETY — Anyone who handles anhydrous ammonia fertilizer is encouraged to attend safety training because it can be dangerous if it is mishandled.


— T25-NORTHERN IOWA-MARQUETTE — Allazia Blockton led five Marquette starters in double figures with 22 points and the Golden Eagles beat Northern Iowa 102-61 on Sunday in the quarterfinals of the preseason WNIT.


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