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

April 15, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.


SOGGY MUSEUM _ The Webster County Museum faces a bleak future after a leaky roof has left its building soggy and most of its artifacts covered in plastic sheeting. UPCOMING: 250 words.


WOMAN CHARGED-THEFT _ A northern Iowa woman has been given two to five years of probation for stealing thousands of dollars from a hospital auxiliary.

TRAIN-SUV CRASH _ Authorities say two people inside a sport utility vehicle died when it was struck by a train in Cedar Rapids.

DES MOINES GUNSHOTS _ Authorities say a gunshot victim has died at a Des Moines hospital.


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