BC-IA--Iowa News Digest 1:30 pm, IA
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SIOUX CITY CENTER _ Sioux City officials have approved nearly $15 million for a new center featuring 80,000 feet of exposition space that they hope will attract events such as trade show and youth sports tournaments. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 275 words.
DUBUQUE SHOOTING _ A Dubuque man accused of shooting at a pedestrian has been imprisoned for possession of a firearm by a felon.
IOWA CITY SHOOTING-OFFICERS _ Authorities have released the names of two officers and a burglary suspect they shot in Iowa City.
FORT MADISON DOCK _ A southeastern Iowa city council has taken a step toward making the city a future stop for Mississippi River cruise ships.
FATAL CRASH-CHARGE _ A man has been given 25 years in prison for being intoxicated when his pickup truck struck a minivan in Waterloo, killing a baby inside.
DOCTOR-DRUG SENTENCE _ A doctor who worked in Aberdeen has been sentenced to 1 ½ years in prison and fined $20,000 for illegally distributing a prescription painkiller.
FATHER KILLED _ An Iowa City man accused of fatally beating his father is scheduled to enter a plea Tuesday and be sentenced.
CHURCH THEFTS _ A bookkeeper is accused of stealing more than $200,000 from at least three Open Bible Churches in the Des Moines area.
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