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

September 18, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.



AMES — Police are expected to provide more details about the death of a former Iowa State University golfer who was found dead on a golf course and the man charged in her death. Eds: Note photo.

DUBUQUE DOCK — A cruise company wants to bring ships to Dubuque, but first the city needs to build a dock along the Mississippi River. UPCOMING: 275 words.


BODIES FOUND — State and local authorities are investigating the deaths of a man and woman inside their home in the south-central Iowa community of Lucas.

ASSAULT VICTIM DIES — Two young people have been charged with first-degree murder in a northeast Iowa beating death.

TEACHER CHEATING-FRAUD — An Iowa oversight agency has dismissed its case against two teachers accused of cheating and fraud.


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