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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

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UPCOMING TODAY:

AP LEGISLATIVE FORUM

DES MOINES — The AP holds its annual legislative forum, with reporters questioning Iowa's governor and legislative leaders. By Barbara Rodriguez. UPCOMING: 400 words, photos.

FROM AP MEMBERS:

PACKAGING PLANT-GOODWILL — Goodwill of the Heartland plans to raise $7.6 million to open a vegetable oil processing plant in Coralville where it would employ dozens of people with disabilities. UPCOMING: 300 words.

IN BRIEF:

FORMER HUSBAND SLAIN — A judge has ordered psychiatric tests for a woman accused of killing her former husband in northeast Iowa's Buchanan County.

CASEY'S HQ EXPANSION — Convenience store chain Casey's General Stores Inc. plans to expand its Ankeny headquarters.

SPORTS:

BKC--BIG TEN THIS WEEK

Tim Miles could have his best team in his six seasons at Nebraska, and a game at Purdue on Saturday is an opportunity for the Cornhuskers to show they're for real. UPCOMING: 500 words, photos.

BKC--BIG 12 THIS WEEK

A look at the upcoming week around the Big 12. SENT: 450 words, photos.

BKW--T25--IOWA-MARYLAND

COLLEGE PARK, Md. — No. 13 Maryland brings an 11-game winning streak into a Big Ten matchup with No. 18 Iowa, 0-5 in its last five games against the Terrapins. UPCOMING: 150 words. Game starts at 7 p.m.

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