AP-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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.
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SPECIAL EDUCATION ACCESS — A federal judge’s ruling could mean more Iowa students with learning disabilities will qualify for special education programs. UPCOMING: 300 words.
TRAFFIC STOP SETTLEMENT — Des Moines agreed to pay $25,000 to an African-American driver who questioned a traffic stop in a lawsuit, but the city didn’t admit any wrongdoing.
TRUMP-COUNCIL BLUFFS — Des Moines agreed to pay $25,000 to an African-American driver who questioned a traffic stop in a lawsuit, but the city didn’t admit any wrongdoing.
COUNTY CARE CENTER — Officials in central Iowa’s Black Hawk County are close to approving the $5.6 million sale of a nursing and mental health care center that has struggled financially in recent years.
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