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

February 13, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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:

RIVERVIEW PARK RETURNS _ Work should begin soon to restore a historic Des Moines park that will feature an outdoor concert venue. UPCOMING: 250 words.

IN BRIEF:

$5 MILLION COLLEGE GIFT _ Loras College in Dubuque has announced receiving its largest one-time cash gift ever: $5 million.

SUSPICIOUS DEATH-BELLEVUE _ A jury is expected to resume its deliberations Wednesday on a murder charge against a Dubuque man.

OVERDOSE DEATH _ An eastern Iowa man faces two heroin charges connected to the overdose death of another man.

PROFILING LAW _ A city surrounded by Iowa City has banned racial and other types of profiling by police officers.

SPORTS:

BKW--IOWA-GUSTAFSON

IOWA CITY _ Iowa’s Megan Gustafson is having a preposterously strong senior season, having won the Big Ten’s player of the week award 11 times. By Luke Meredith. UPCOMING: 600 words by 7 p.m.

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