BC-IA--Iowa News Digest 1:30 pm, IA
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IOWA FIREFIGHTER DIES
CLINTON _ A firefighter who died while fighting a blaze at a grain storage facility is being mourned by the communities he served in eastern Iowa. Clinton firefighter Lt. Eric Hosette, 33, died Saturday. UPCOMING: 225 words, photos by 3 p.m.
GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS:
ELECTION 2020-JULIAN CASTRO-IOWA
NORTH LIBERTY _ Ahead of an announcement about whether he’ll run for president, former San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro will speak at an event Monday night in North Liberty. UPCOMING: 150 words, more on merits. Photos.
AROUND THE STATE:
BISMARCK, N.D. _ A federal judge is allowing four Native American tribes in the Dakotas to challenge the recent conclusion of federal officials that a Dakota Access oil pipeline spill wouldn’t greatly affect them. It will further prolong a lawsuit that the Standing Rock, Cheyenne River, Yankton and Oglala Sioux filed 2 ½ years ago against the $3.8 billion pipeline that’s now moving North Dakota oil to Illinois. By Blake Nicholson. UPCOMING: 300 words by 2 p.m. Eds: Note Iowa interest.
INDOOR TURF FACILITY _ A nonprofit group has proposed building a $7 million indoor turf facility for soccer and other sports in Council Bluffs. SENT: 350 words.
ELECTION 202-ELIZABETH WARREN-IOWA _ A Minnesota supporter of President Donald Trump is facing a disorderly conduct charge stemming from a weekend altercation at an Iowa rally for Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren.
DES MOINES ATTACK _ A plea hearing has been scheduled Friday for two men charged with first-degree murder following the death of a Des Moines resident who was severely beaten in 2013.
RIVER CRASH _ Authorities have recovered the body of a Missouri man who was in a vehicle that crashed into the Des Moines River in southeast Iowa.
KAYAKING FATALITY _ Authorities say a kayaker died after being pulled from the Des Moines River in south-central Iowa.
AMES _ Virginia transfer Marial Shayok has emerged as a potent scorer for the surging Cyclones. By Luke Meredith. UPCOMING: 550 words, photos by 6 p.m.
AMES _ Iowa State junior running back David Montgomery is leaving for the NFL. By Luke Meredith. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 300 words.
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