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

October 11, 2018

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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

FRATS SUSPENDED-IOWA — University of Iowa officials say they’ve temporarily suspended nine fraternities for incidents with alcohol. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 275 words.

IN BRIEF:

CAMPAIGN PROMOTION-MCCARTNEY TICKETS — A county board of supervisors candidate in eastern Iowa is giving away Paul McCartney concert tickets to someone who participates in the candidate’s selfie contest.

HIVES VANDALIZED — An Iowa farmer says thousands of his honeybees died after someone vandalized their hives.

SPORTS:

FBC--BIG TEN THIS WEEK

Here’s what to watch in the Big Ten this week. SENT: 580 words, photos.

FBC--BIG 12 THIS WEEK

Some things to know about Week 6 in the Big 12 Conference. SENT: 460 words, photos.

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