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AP-IA--Iowa News Digest 1:30 pm, IA

July 11, 2018

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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

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For up-to-the-minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org.


FACTORY LAYOFFS-TARIFFS — An eastern Iowa factory plans to lay off workers, reduce production and delay expansion plans in response to tariffs imposed by the Trump administration on steel imported from Canada. SENT: 300 words.



BISMARCK, N.D. — A Denver woman accused of shooting at officers during protests in North Dakota against the Dakota Access oil pipeline is finding out how long she’ll spend in a federal prison. By Blake Nicholson. SENT: 130 words, photos. UPCOMING: 450 words by 4 p.m.


DEADLY CONFRONTATION — Police say a business owner shot and killed a burglar in southern Des Moines.

DAVENPORT FIRE-BODY — Court records say a mistrial was declared before testimony began in a Davenport murder trial.

CHILD PORN SENTENCE — An eastern Iowa man who hid a camera in a bathroom to take pornographic images of children has been imprisoned.

CHILD DEATH ARREST — Prosecutors have filed a murder charge against a western Iowa man accused in the death of a toddler.



SILVIS, Illinois — Bryson DeChambeau will defend a title for the first time in his career this week at the John Deere Classic. UPCOMING: 450 words by 5 p.m.


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