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News Minute: Here is the latest Iowa news from The Associated Press

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SPRINGDALE, Ark. (AP) - The Tyson Foods plant in Cherokee, Iowa, is one of three U.S. plants being closed by the company. Tyson officials say the plants have struggled financially as the company's product needs have changed. The Cherokee plant will close September 27th. The other plants being closed are in Buffalo, New York, and Santa Teresa, New Mexico.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Iowa Congressman Steve King will return Monday from a weekend trip to Texas where he is learning more about a surge in unaccompanied children from other countries who are entering the United States. King and Minnesota U.S. Representative Michele Bachmann are visiting Brownsville, McAllen and Laredo.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - The Iowa Supreme Court has ruled a Sioux City riverboat casino must close by Wednesday. A three-member panel of justices rejected Penn National Gaming's request to remain open while its owners appeal a ruling by the Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission.

NEVADA, Iowa (AP) - A Cambridge man has been convicted of first-degree murder in his wife's April shooting death. Jeremy Cory will be sentenced next month. A jury in Nevada returned the verdict convicting him after about 4½ hours of deliberations. Vallerie Cory's body was found in an upstairs bedroom of a Cambridge house. An autopsy determined she died of multiple gunshot wounds.

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