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

July 10, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.

UPCOMING TODAY:

TOP STORIES:

PROSECUTOR SEXUAL HARASSMENT-IOWA

The former Van Buren County attorney recently ordered reinstated by the Iowa Supreme Court will announce his future intentions Tuesday. He was removed in January 2017 amid sexual harassment allegations but the court ruled he could return despite his “morally reprehensible” and “egregious” behavior.

FROM AP MEMBERS:

ATTORNEY OVERBILLINGS-IOWA — Four attorneys have been convicted of overbilling the state following an audit that found excessive billings and 10 others have repaid the government but not been charged. UPCOMING: 275 words.

IN BRIEF:

JAIL ATTACK — A Missouri man already given a life sentence for murder in Iowa has given 12 years for attacking two guards in the Des Moines County Jail in Burlington.

MOTHER KILLED-CHARGES — The trial of a man accused of killing his mother will be moved out of Marion County in south-central Iowa.

SPORTS:

FBC--IOWA-DEFENSE

IOWA CITY — The Hawkeyes will likely look to youngsters to fill the void with cornerback Manny Rugamba expected to leave the program. By Luke Meredith. UPCOMING: 500 words by 5 p.m.

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