BC-IA--Iowa News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am, IA
Good morning! Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up in Iowa. Questions about coverage plans are welcome, and should be directed to the Des Moines Bureau at 515-243-3281 or email@example.com. Iowa News Editor Scott McFetridge also can be reached at 515-243-3281 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change. Expected stories may not develop, or late-breaking and more newsworthy events may take precedence. Advisories and digests will keep you up to date. All times are Central. For up-to-the-minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org.
Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.
DAVENPORT FLOODING _ As the Mississippi River rises again, crews in Davenport are rebuilding a temporary flood barrier to protect the city’s downtown and explaining why such a barrier failed earlier in the month. UPCOMING: 275 words.
WEED-EATING GOATS _ Dozens of goats are gobbling up weeds near a waterway in Dubuque as part of an effort to reduce the use of chemicals.
SIOUX CITY FATAL ASSAULT _ Police have arrested a man in Mexico on charges related to the July 2018 death of a man in Sioux City.
BBC--BIG TEN TOURNAMENT
OMAHA, Neb. _ Inclement weather requires the Big Ten Tournament to play three games and complete another on Friday. 150 words on each game.
BBC--Big Ten-Ohio St-Maryland. Game resumes 11 a.m. EDT.
BBC--Big Ten-Iowa-Nebraska. Game starts one hour after completion of Ohio State-Maryland.
BBC--Big Ten-Ohio St/Maryland-Michigan. 4:30 p.m.
BBC--Big Ten-Iowa/Nebraska-Minnesota. 8:30 p.m.
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