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AP-IA--Iowa News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am, IA

August 2, 2018

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 apdesmoines@ap.org. Iowa News Editor Scott McFetridge also can be reached at 515-243-3281 or smcfetridge@ap.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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.


VIGIL FOR THE MISSING — More than 200 people filled an amphitheater in Waterloo to draw attention to the missing and demand justice for the slain. UPCOMING: 275 words.


MISSING STUDENT-IOWA — Authorities are investigating a report that a missing Iowa college student might have been seen in northwest Missouri.

CHEF ACCUSED-THEFT — A man has pleaded not guilty to making unauthorized purchases of meat and cheese while working as the head chef for a Sioux City bar and grill.

POLICE CUSTODY DEATH — State investigators are investigating the death of a man in the custody of Grinnell police.


If you have photos of regional or statewide interest, please send them to the AP state photo center in New York, 888-273-6867. For access to AP Newsroom and other technical issues, contact AP Customer Support at apcustomersupport@ap.org or 877-836-9477.

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