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AP-IA--Iowa News Coverage Advisory 1:15 pm, IA

July 4, 2018

Good afternoon!

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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.

FROM AP MEMBERS:

AMUSEMENT RIDES CLOSING

IOWA CITY, Iowa — A merry-go-round, train and other amusement rides that for 60 years have been part of childhood in Iowa City are to close, according to Iowa City Parks and Recreation. 312 words MOVED.

IN BRIEF:

DISASTER PROCLAMATION-IOWA — Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds has issued a disaster proclamation for Franklin County in north-central Iowa.

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