BC-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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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. 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.
AROUND THE STATE:
OVERPAID SOLDIERS — Soon after returning from a year-long deployment to Kuwait and Iraq, hundreds of Iowa National Guard soldiers have been told they were overpaid and must make immediate plans to repay the money. UPCOMING: 250 words.
ANTI-RACISM RALLY-UNIVERSITY — Thousands of students, staffers and others have rallied in protest of racist notes and robocalls at Drake University in Des Moines.
NEW AIRPORT-SIOUX COUNTY — Residents and officials have gathered to celebrate the opening of a new airport in northwest Iowa that’s expected to fuel area business and development.
STALKING CHARGE-696 TEXTS — A Minnesota woman who authorities say sent 696 text messages to a northern Iowa man in April has taken a plea deal.
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