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

November 28, 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.

A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

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IOWA CITY — A Roman Catholic diocese on Wednesday defended its decision to continue employing a priest who told police he was trying to rape a woman when he was arrested naked in an Iowa mall in 2013. By Ryan J. Foley. SENT: 570 words.



CLARINDA — Two Iowa departments are investigating complaints of restraints, assault and abuse at a foster home and treatment facility for troubled youths from Iowa and other states, officials said. SENT: 430 words.


CRUISER STRUCK-DRUNKEN DRIVER — Cerro Gordo County court records say a Clear Lake woman who crashed into a deputy’s vehicle while driving drunk was sentenced to a year in jail, but all but two days were suspended.

ATTEMPTED MURDER-MOM — A trial has been scheduled for a northern Iowa woman accused of injecting her mother with insulin in an attempt to kill her.

CYBERSTALKING SENTENCE — A man accused of posting nude photos of his ex-girlfriend on Craigslist has been sentenced in South Dakota to nearly six years in a federal prison.

POND RESCUE — A man rescued from the frigid water of a suburban Des Moines pond is grateful.



DES MOINES — Iowa’s women’s basketball teams made history on Monday when the Hawkeyes, Cyclones and Bulldogs all made it into the Top 25 for the first time in 20 years. By Luke Meredith. UPCOMING: 550 words, photos by 6 p.m.


BKC--NORTHERN IOWA-UTAH ST — Northern Iowa plays Utah State at Dee Glen Smith Spectrum.


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