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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.
Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.
DES MOINES — Depending on their party, Iowa voters on Tuesday will see either a packed or sparse primary election ballot. By David Pitt. SENT: 740 words. Eds: Will be updated.
— IOWA PRIMARY-THE LATEST
DES MOINES — Iowa Democrats will have plenty of options in Tuesday’s primary election as they choose an opponent to Republican Gov. Kim Reynolds, but it’s unclear whether the top vote-getter will actually be on the November ballot. By Barbara Rodriguez. SENT: 405 words, photos. Eds: Will be updated.
LOS ANGELES — For years sidelined on the national political fringe, California has lurched to the center of the fight for control of Congress. By Steve Peoples and Michael Blood. SENT: 930 words, photos. Eds: Note Iowa mention.
— PRIMARY RDP-THINGS TO KNOW
FINANCE DIRECTOR FIRED-IOWA
IOWA CITY — Gov. Kim Reynolds’ administration will ask a judge to deny unemployment benefits to a former state official and political ally whom she fired for allegedly sexually harassing female employees. The hearing could shed new light in the case of ex-Iowa Finance Authority director Dave Jamison, who is expected to testify and respond to the allegations for the first time. By Ryan J. Foley. Eds: Coverage on merits.
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VIOLENCE REDUCTION OFFICER — Waterloo’s police chief wants to hire a violence reduction officer to focus on stemming gun violence. UPCOMING: 275 words.
SIOUX COUNTY FIRE — A 20-year-old northwest Iowa man has been given 75 years in prison for killing his grandfather and burning his home.
BABY INJURED-FATHER ARRESTED — A Mason City man has been given 10 years in prison for injuring his infant daughter.
2 BODIES FOUND — Authorities have found the bodies of two people inside a home in an Ankeny mobile home community.
UNTIMELY DEATH — Police have identified the body found in the waters off Connecticut’s coast Wednesday. Eds: Note Iowa mention.
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