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News Minute: Here is the latest Iowa news from The Associated Press at 11:40 a.m. CDT


WILLIAMSBURG, Iowa (AP) - Three teens have died and one person has been seriously injured in a crash in eastern Iowa. Investigators say 18-year-old Chad Owens, of North English, was driving the truck on a dirt road about nine miles west of Williamsburg when he lost control and overturned into a creek. Killed were Owens and two passengers, 19-year-old Michael Dudley Galyon, of Williamsburg, and 19-year-old Kaitlyn Jolene Cook, of Deep River. A 21-year-old woman was injured in the wreckage discovered Friday afternoon.

MASON CITY, Iowa (AP) - A neighborhood in northern Iowa may finally get its roads paved, 27 years after a state grant residents thought would pay for the work was instead used on other city needs. The Globe Gazette reports the Central Heights Neighborhood Association in Mason City has been working to get their streets paved. The city requires half of property owners along the street to approve paving. Property owners are then assessed for the paving cost.

DAVENPORT, Iowa (AP) - Davenport police say they expect officers to start using body cameras by the end of the year. The Davenport City Council is slated to vote Wednesday on a $550,000, six-year contract with Axon to purchase 150 body cameras and related accessories. Police Chief Paul Sikorksi says once the camera purchase is approved, the department expects it to take six to eight weeks to receive the product and train staff to use it.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Iowa officials have announced plans to combat sex trafficking at the state's hotels, with the help of Nebraska officials. The program will provide training at regional sites for people ranging from housekeepers and desk clerks to managers at hotel businesses, as well as law enforcement officials and others. The Iowa Network Against Human Trafficking and Slavery is partnering in the effort with the Nebraska Coalition on Human Trafficking.

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