BC-IA--Iowa News Digest 1:30 pm, IA
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ELECTION 2020-CORY BOOKER
Cory Booker’s presidential campaign says he is proposing a significant expansion of the earned income tax credit to lower the annual tax bill for almost half of American taxpayers. By Elana Schor. SENT: 130 words, photo. Will be updated after evening event in Iowa.
SOGGY MUSEUM _ The Webster County Museum faces a bleak future after a leaky roof left its building soggy and most of its artifacts covered in plastic sheeting. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 250 words.
SPRING FLOODING-IOWA FUNDING _ Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds is asking lawmakers for $15 million from the ending balance of the current year’s budget for immediate work on levees and repairs in flooded communities. She’s also seeking $10 million from next year’s budget to accelerate housing improvements.
SUV-TRAIN COLLISION _ Authorities say three women were fatally injured when a train struck a sport utility vehicle in southeast Iowa.
MEASLES-IOWA _ Health officials have reported the first confirmed Iowa case of measles since 2011.
OBIT-WATER WORKS CEO _ A man who’d been responsible for providing safe drinking water to Des Moines has died.
WOMAN CHARGED-THEFT _ A northern Iowa woman has been given two to five years of probation for stealing thousands of dollars from a hospital auxiliary.
TRAIN-SUV CRASH _ Authorities say two people inside a sport utility vehicle died when it was struck by a train in Cedar Rapids.
DES MOINES GUNSHOTS _ Authorities have released the name of a 17-year-old who was fatally shot in Des Moines.
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