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Iowa News Digest

Jun. 13, 2021 16:02 PM EDT

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. A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast,...

Iowa man again convicted of murder in girlfriend's death

Jun. 09, 2021 12:27 PM EDT

CLINTON, Iowa (AP) — A Dubuque man has again been convicted of second-degree murder in the 2017 knife death of his girlfriend. A Clinton County jury on Tuesday found Fontae Buelow, 29, guilty in the death of 21-year-old Samantha Link, of Peosta, the Telegraph Herald...

Editorial Roundup: Iowa

May. 31, 2021 10:12 AM EDT

Des Moines Register. May 26, 2021. Editorial: The GOP uses its unchecked power to make life better for a precious few in Iowa. How long will we put up with it? The best thing the GOP-controlled Iowa Legislature did this session was call it quits. ...

Jury weighs immigrant's fate in 2018 slaying of Iowa runner

May. 27, 2021 20:23 PM EDT

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Jurors deliberated for three hours Thursday without reaching a verdict in the trial of a farm laborer accused of fatally stabbing a University of Iowa student who disappeared in 2018 while out for a run. Cristhian Bahena Rivera is charged with...

Dubuque to pay $1.8M to settle police discrimination lawsuit

May. 18, 2021 12:14 PM EDT

DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) — The city of Dubuque will pay more than $1.8 million to settle a gender discrimination lawsuit brought by a former police captain who accused the city and police chief of fostering a culture of sexism in the department. The city does not admit any...

Officials: 12-year-old girl killed in eastern Iowa UTV crash

Apr. 26, 2021 17:42 PM EDT

SPRINGBROOK, Iowa (AP) — A 12-year-old girl in eastern Iowa died when the utility vehicle she was on crashed and rolled, sheriff’s officials said. The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office identified the girl Monday as Ilah Portz, a sixth-grader in Andrew Community...

Editorial Roundup: Iowa

Apr. 12, 2021 10:56 AM EDT

Dubuque Telegraph Herald. April 9, 2021. Editorial: Proposed ethanol bill good for Iowa economy, environment Area lawmakers working on changes to rules regarding ethanol in gasoline have gone about penning new legislation in the right way: By bringing...

Editorial Roundup: Iowa

Mar. 29, 2021 10:18 AM EDT

Des Moines Register. March 25, 2021. Editorial: Iowa Republican lawmakers make a stand for freedom — well, one freedom (to get and carry guns) No legislative session would be complete without Republicans trying to make it easier for Iowans to buy...

Editorial Roundup: Iowa

Mar. 18, 2021 12:49 PM EDT

Des Moines Register. March 11, 2021. Editorial: Iowa GOP can’t get enough of voter suppression. It’s a national craze, and Congress needs to intervene Iowa’s Republican state lawmakers have apparently won so big they’re tired of winning. ...