Here is the latest Iowa news from The Associated Press
SAC CITY, Iowa (AP) — A Sac City man has been sentenced to 50 years in prison for sexually abusing four girls. Thirty-five-year-old Christopher Carnine received was sentenced on two charges of second-degree sexual abuse and two charges of third-degree sexual abuse. Carnine was ordered to serve two 25-year sentences consecutively, while two 10-year sentences will be served at the same time. Carnine must serve 35 years in prison before he is eligible for parole. He must also register as a sex offender.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Republican David Young has less than $90,000 in the bank for his run in Iowa’s 3rd Congressional District. Young’s campaign spokesman says Young had raised just over $110,000 between June 2 and June 30. He has nearly $90,000 in cash. That’s far less than his Democratic opponent Staci Appel, who said last week that she had more than $725,000 on hand. The 3rd District covers much of southwest Iowa, stretching from Des Moines to Council Bluffs.
COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — Council Bluffs has given the green light to a measure that bans residents from purposely feeding wild turkeys. A first offense could result in a warning letter, and subsequent offences could lead to the fine. Growing a garden or flowers that attract the birds would not fall under the category of purposely feeding them. Councilman Nate Watson says feeding wild turkeys causes a nuisance.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Governor Terry Branstad says he has more than $4 million in the bank for his re-election campaign. Branstad raised more than $700,000 during the most recent state fundraising period, which ended yesterday. The Republican faces Democratic state Senator Jack Hatch in the November general election. Hatch’s campaign has not yet released fundraising information.