FILE - In this Sept. 9, 2015, file photo, former Multi-State Lottery Association security director Eddie Tipton leaves the Polk County Courthouse in Des Moines, Iowa, after his sentencing in a jackpot-fixing scandal. Tipton's attorney is arguing to the Iowa Court of Appeals that his client's conviction last year on fraud charges should be thrown out. Tipton, is appealing his July 2015 convictions related to fixing an Iowa Hot Lotto game in 2010, which resulted in a 10-year prison sentence. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)

Convicted lottery computer manager argues Iowa court appeal


The attorney for a former lottery official accused of fixing jackpots argued that his client’s conviction last year on fraud charges should …

FILE - In this Jan. 6, 2016, file image made from a video, Brian Newby, executive director of the U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC), appears at a public meeting in Arlington, Va. (Yorktel/U.S. Elections Assistance Commission via AP, File)

AP files open-records lawsuit against Johnson County


The AP has sued a Kansas county, alleging it has wrongly withheld public records involving Brian Newby’s alleged fiscal misconduct.