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

September 26, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.



DUBUQUE COURTHOUSE REMODEL — Crews are returning statues to their high perches atop the Dubuque County Courthouse as an extensive renovation of the building nears completion. UPCOMING: 250 words. Will seek photos from Telegraph Herald.


FATAL CRASH-TEXTING DRIVER — A Cedar Rapids woman who was texting when her car collided with another vehicle has been given two years in prison.

CHILD PORNOGRAPHY CONVICTION — An eastern Iowa man has been given 50 years in prison for producing child pornography involving a prepubescent child and for trading child pornography.

SCHOOL FIRE — Authorities say a fire broke out at a school building in northwest Iowa about an hour after classes were done for the day.


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