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BC-IA--Iowa News Digest 6:00 pm, IA

August 6, 2018

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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

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For up-to-the-minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org.


NEW HOME FOR RECORDS — A genealogy library in northern Iowa that has served residents for about four decades may need to find a new home by the end of September. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 275 words. Photo requested from Mason City Globe Gazette.

IN BRIEF: Adds Police Shootout

POLICE SHOOTOUT-IOWA — A county prosecutor in southern Iowa says a Fairfield man was killed and two Ottumwa men have been charged with attempted murder and other charges after a shootout with police followed an armed robbery at a home on the city’s south side.

CHILD DIES-ARRESTS — An eastern Iowa father has been given nine years in prison for letting his 17-month-old daughter starve to death.

BODY FOUND-IOWA — Authorities say the body of a young woman found in southeast Iowa is not that of a missing University of Iowa student.

DOWNTOWN BURLINGTON BLAZE — Authorities say two firefighters were injured battling a blaze that left a two-building complex partially collapsed in downtown Burlington.

CHILD’S BODY RECOVERED — Authorities say the body of a small child was recovered from the Mississippi River in southeast Iowa.


PGA-TWO ZACH JOHNSONS — Before he hits a single shot at the PGA Championship, Zach Johnson already has made a name for himself. Yes, THAT Zach Johnson. And that other Zach Johnson, too. No, golf fans, you are not seeing double. There are two of them roaming the grounds at Bellerive Country Club this week. By Eddie Pells. 910 words. Moved. Photos requested.


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