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.

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DES MOINES, Iowa — Have you ever wanted to try making your own whiskey, but didn't know where to start? (Besides, it's also illegal.) By Brian Taylor Carlson, Des Moines Register. SENT: 770 words.


DUBUQUE, Iowa — A nonprofit organization seeks to establish the first children's support groups in the Dubuque area, serving youths who have lost a family member or loved one. By Bennet Goldstein, Telegraph Herald. SENT: 535 words, photos.


— DES MOINES HOMICIDE — A jury has convicted a Des Moines man of first-degree murder and burglary in the shooting death last year of his estranged wife.

— STUDENT KILLED-IOWA — A man charged with killing Iowa college student Mollie Tibbetts is set to be arraigned next week.

— THEFT CHARGE-ATTORNEY DISBARRED — The Iowa Supreme Court has disbarred a northeast Iowa attorney accused of looting a woman's estate.

— UNPAID PARKING TICKETS — The city of Des Moines is giving those with unpaid parking tickets a chance to settle up before further action is taken to collect the debts.



AMES, Iowa — Kyler Murray threw for 348 yards and three touchdowns and No. 5 Oklahoma held off Iowa State 37-27 on Saturday in the Big 12 opener for both teams. By Sports Writer Luke Meredith. SENT: 310 words, photos.

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IOWA CITY, Iowa — Iowa looks to exit non-conference play at 3-0 when it hosts Northern Iowa of the FCS. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game starts at 6:30 p.m. CT.


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