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

January 15, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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:

TOP STORIES:

IOWA CONDITION OF THE STATE

DES MOINES _ Gov. Kim Reynolds, elected to her first full term as governor in November and now Iowa’s first elected female governor, outlines her priorities in the condition of the state address. By David Pitt. UPCOMING: 500 words, photos.

CONGRESS-STEVE KING

WASHINGTON _ Iowa Republican Rep. Steve King has been condemned by GOP officials for his comments about race and is losing his place on House committees. By Matthew Daly and Laurie Kellman. SENT: 930 words.

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SIOUX CITY RIVERFRONT _ Sioux City officials are considering a $16.4 million plan for its riverfront, though there are concerns there’s not enough parking space. UPCOMING: 275 words.

IN BRIEF:

LINKEDIN SCAM-IOWA _ A LinkedIn account that impersonated University of Iowa’s president and privately asked people for money and financial information has been shut down.

HOUSE FIRE-MAN INJURED _ Firefighters battling a house fire in northeast Iowa have pulled an unconscious man to safety.

SCHOOL BUS SHOT _ A Forest City man accused of shooting a pellet gun at a school bus has been given five years of probation.

WAUKEE DISTRICT AUDIT _ The superintendent of the embattled Waukee Community School District will be leaving her post at the end of the school year.

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