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

November 13, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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WASHINGTON — In the days after the midterm election, New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker worked the phones with Democratic luminaries in Iowa. Montana Gov. Steve Bullock courted high-dollar donors in New York. Other Democrats openly mused about their White House ambitions on live television. By Thomas Beaumont, Juana Summers and Julie Pace. SENT: 950 words, photos.


TREATMENT CENTER-DUBUQUE — A $2.7 million grant will help fund a Dubuque center that will provide treatment and housing for people dealing with substance-use issues. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 275 words.


IOWA STATE GIFT — Officials say Iowa State will use a large portion of a $6 million gift from Boeing Co. to help fund construction of the Student Innovation Center.

FATAL FARM FALL — Authorities are investigating the death of a northeast Iowa woman who fell at her farm.

ATTEMPTED MURDER-MOM — A northern Iowa woman has been accused of injecting her mother with insulin in an attempt to kill her.

DEER BREAKS IN — A parent used a chair to guide a deer back outside a northeast Iowa school after it jumped through a window to get in.



AMES — No. 18 Iowa State will play the first half of one of the biggest games in school history without one of its best players. How the Cyclones respond minus David Montgomery might determine their Big 12 title game fate. By Luke Meredith. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos by 6 p.m.


Iowa, once 6-1, is left to play out the string after three close and often baffling losses. By Luke Meredith. UPCOMING: 500 words, photos by 6 p.m.


BOULDER, Colo. — Colorado opens the season Tuesday night against Drake. The Buffaloes are 8-0 in home openers under coach Tad Boyle. The Bulldogs routed Buena Vista in their opener on Nov. 8. By Pat Graham. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos. Game time is 7 p.m.


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