AP-IA--Iowa News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am, IA
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 email@example.com. Iowa News Editor Scott McFetridge also can be reached at 515-243-3281 or firstname.lastname@example.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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.
DES MOINES — The state auditor releases an examination of Iowa’s Medicaid program. By David Pitt.
CHICAGO — A wintry storm is battering parts of the Midwest with blizzard-like conditions, grounding hundreds of flights and causing some road traffic chaos as commuters return to work after the Thanksgiving weekend. SENT: 250 words, photos. Will be updated.
TEEN DRIVER-POLICE CHASE — Authorities say a 13-year-old driver led officers on a chase that hit speeds of 100 mph in eastern Iowa.
FIREFIGHTER INJURED — Two firefighters have been injured battling a house blaze in Des Moines.
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