BC-IA--Iowa News Digest 1:30 pm, IA
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ELECTION 2020-ELIZABETH WARREN
WASHINGTON _ Sen. Elizabeth Warren is preparing to bring a populist message to Iowa voters just days after taking her first major step toward launching a campaign for president. By Steve LeBlanc. SENT: 130 words, photos. UPCOMING: 350 words.
OMAHA, Neb. _ Business conditions improved last month in nine Midwest and Plains states despite shortages of skilled workers, according to a monthly survey report issued Wednesday. SENT: 330 words.
_ MIDWEST ECONOMY-GLANCE
OIL PIPELINE-SECURITY _ A North Dakota judge has refused to award attorney fees to a North Carolina security company that won a court case in the wake of protests against the Dakota Access oil pipeline.
STATE AUDITOR SWORN IN _ Iowa has a new state auditor, and for just the second time in more than 100 years a Democrat is serving in the job.
DEER CRASH-FATALITY _ Authorities say a woman died after her sport utility vehicle struck a deer in northwest Iowa.
CONVICTED KILLER DIES _ A man convicted in 1980 of killing his infant son has died at an Iowa prison facility.
NEW YEAR’S COLLISION _ Authorities say at least 10 people were taken to hospitals after a collision on a rural road in northern Iowa.
TWO KILLED-COLLISION _ Authorities say a second man has died nearly three days after a collision on Interstate 80 in Des Moines.
BKC--IOWA STATE-OKLAHOMA STATE
Iowa State plays Oklahoma State at Gallagher-Iba Arena in Stillwater. UPCOMING: 400 words, photos. Game starts at 8 p.m.
Iowa finished nonconference play unbeaten for the first time in over three decades. But the 25th-ranked Hawkeyes are also 0-2 in the Big Ten. By Luke Meredith. UPCOMING: 500 words, photos by 5 p.m.
SPORTS IN BRIEF:
Northern Iowa plays Bradley at Carver Arena.
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