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News Minute: Here is the latest Iowa news from The Associated Press at 5:40 p.m. CDT


DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Gov. Kim Reynolds' office is acknowledging it does have a written complaint detailing sexual harassment allegations against a longtime ally whom she fired. The office said earlier it had no such document in response to a public records request seeking correspondence related to the allegations against Iowa Finance Authority Director David Jamison. After the AP reported about that denial, Reynolds' aides said later they were mistaken and they did receive a written complaint March 23.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Iowa lawmakers may vote on a bill on medical marijuana in the coming days, although it's unclear if there's enough time before the session ends. A Senate committee voted 11-3 on Monday to advance a bill to eliminate a cap on THC in the cannabis oil that goes on sale Dec. 1 in five Iowa dispensaries. The bill would also exempt cannabis oil from sales tax and expand eligible medical conditions to any that a doctor says is medically beneficial.

BOONE, Iowa (AP) - Police say officers shot and killed a man in Boone after he charged at them while holding a knife. Boone police on Monday released a description of events leading up to the Saturday shooting death of 48-year-old Timothy Wayne Anderson. Police say officers were called to a home and could hear shouting when they arrived. When officers tried to enter, Anderson ran out. After he ignored orders to drop the knife, police say "multiple" officers shot and killed the man.

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) - Firefighters are working to extinguish a wildfire that burned roughly 300 acres near the Missouri River in western Iowa. The Omaha World-Herald reports the fire that burned on Sunday has been contained, but it continued to smolder on Monday.

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