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

May 22, 2019

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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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




HOG OPERATION MORATORIUM _ The Black Hawk County Board of Supervisors has added its voice to those calling for a moratorium on new livestock feeding operations. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 275 words.


VIOLENT HOME INVASION _ An Iowa City man convicted of sexually assaulting a woman during a violent home invasion has been given 75 years in prison.

SEVERE WEATHER-IOWA _ Authorities suspect a tornado destroyed a house and damaged other buildings on a farmstead in southwest Iowa’s Adair County.



OMAHA, Neb. _ The Big Ten Tournament opens at TD Ameritrade Park. 150 words on each game.

BBC--B10-Maryland-Illinois, 10 a.m.

BBC--B10-Ohio St-Michigan, 2 p.m.

BBC--B10-Iowa-Indiana, 6 p.m.

BBC--B10-Nebraska-Minnesota, 10 p.m.


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