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

April 5, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

UPCOMING TODAY:

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POLICE RECORDS-IOWA

IOWA CITY _ The Iowa Supreme Court will decide Friday how far municipalities can go in keeping secret police reports that detail officer-involved shootings and misconduct cases. By Ryan J. Foley. UPCOMING: 500 words.

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PIPE ORGAN-DONATION _ The University of Dubuque says a $2.4 million organ with more than 3,000 pipes will be installed in the university’s Heritage Center.

DAVENPORT TRANSPORTATION PLAN _ Davenport aldermen are considering adding a transportation network expansion plan for bicyclists and pedestrians to the city’s list of long-term goals.

UNIVERSITY-CONTRACTOR LAWSUIT _ University of Iowa officials have decided to pay contractors millions the contractors said they were still owed for work on the Hancher Auditorium and the university’s Stead Family Children’s Hospital.

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