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 Iowa News Editor Scott McFetridge also can be reached at 515-243-3281 or

A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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FACTORY LAYOFFS-TARIFFS — An eastern Iowa factory plans to lay off workers, reduce production and delay expansion plans in response to tariffs imposed by the Trump administration on steel imported from Canada. UPCOMING: 275 words.


CHILD PORN SENTENCE — An eastern Iowa man who hid a camera in a bathroom to take pornographic images of children has been imprisoned.

CHILD DEATH ARREST — Prosecutors have filed a murder charge against a western Iowa man accused in the death of a toddler.


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