AP-IA--Iowa News Digest 1:30 pm, IA
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FINANCE DIRECTOR FIRED-IOWA
IOWA CITY — A judge has cut off unemployment benefits for former Iowa Finance Authority Director Dave Jamison, ruling he is disqualified because he was fired for credible allegations of sexual harassment. By Ryan J. Foley. SENT: 510 words, photo.
AROUND THE STATE:
DEPOT DOOMED — Officials and volunteers in northern Iowa are working to save a historic train depot targeted for demolition by a railroad company weeks ago. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 275 words.
GUN SHIPMENTS-LEBANON — An appeals court has upheld prison sentences for three relatives who conspired to illegally ship guns and ammunition from Iowa to Lebanon.
MOM VICTIMIZED — A Dubuque man and his wife have been accused of stealing more than $200,000 from his 90-year-old mother.
DAVENPORT HOMICIDE — Police have released the name of a 46-year-old man who was fatally shot on the west side of downtown Davenport.
IOWA FLOODING — Authorities say minor to moderate flooding along the Cedar River in northeast Iowa could worsen if scattered thunderstorms in the forecast bring heavy rainfall.
COUNCIL MEMBER-INTOXICATION CHARGE — A Cedar Falls City Council member has been accused of drunken driving.
LANGUAGE IMMERSION — A dual language immersion program is being expanded this coming fall in Waterloo.
PARK ALTERCATION-MAN DIES — Police say a man injured in an altercation at a Cedar Rapids park has died.
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