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

June 11, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

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

UPCOMING TODAY:

FINANCE DIRECTOR FIRED-IOWA

IOWA CITY — A judge says fired Iowa Finance Authority Director Dave Jamison is disqualified from collecting unemployment benefits due to credible allegations of sexual harassment. By Ryan J. Foley. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 450 words.

FROM AP MEMBERS:

DEPOT DOOMED — Officials and volunteers are working to save a historic train depot in Mason City, weeks after railroad Canadian Pacific said the structure would be demolished. UPCOMING: 275 words.

IN BRIEF:

COUNCIL MEMBER-INTOXICATION CHARGE — A Cedar Falls City Council member has been accused of drunken driving.

LANGUAGE IMMERSION — A dual language immersion program is being expanded this coming fall in Waterloo.

PARK ALTERCATION-MAN DIES — Police say a man injured in an altercation at a Cedar Rapids park has died.

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