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AP-IA--Iowa News Digest 3 pm, IA

July 7, 2018

Hello! 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 can also 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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For up-to-the-minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org.



WASHINGTON — The trade war that erupted Friday between the U.S. and China carries a major risk of escalation that could weaken investment, depress spending, unsettle financial markets and slow the global economy. By Economics Writers Paul Wiseman And Josh Boak. SENT: 1,040 words, photos. NOTE Iowa interest.



DAVENPORT, Iowa — Davenport’s first mayor now has a tombstone after cemetery volunteers and city officials worked to get a marker placed on the grave. SENT: 200 words.



SPRAGUEVILLE, Iowa — In August 1842, just 10 years after today’s eastern Iowa opened to European settlement, a family with seven children in a covered wagon pulled by oxen was nearing the Wapsipinicon River when the mother became violently ill and died. By Alma Gaul. Quad-City Times. SENT: 1,015 words, photos.


DUBUQUE, Iowa — In the midst of the chaos of play, 20 preschool-aged students learned a little about how a restaurant works. By Allie Hinga, Telegraph Herald. SENT: 630 words, photos.


— BODY FOUND-RIVER — Authorities have identified a man whose body was discovered near the wastewater treatment plant in Keokuk.

— IOWA TURKEY SURVEY — The Iowa Department of Natural Resources is seeking volunteers to participate in the state’s annual wild turkey survey.

— MUSCATINE LIBRARY AUCTION — Over 100 items from an old library in Muscatine have gone on the auction block.

— WWII SOLDIER-BURIAL — A fallen U.S. sailor whose remains were identified more than 75 years after he was killed at Pearl Harbor will be buried in Iowa this weekend.



NEWTON, Iowa — Fresh off a win at Road America, Team Penske’s Josef Newgarden returns to Iowa — where he led an astounding 282 of 300 laps to take first in 2016 — for Sunday’s race. But Ryan Hunter-Reay has rediscovered his speed this season, and he’s won at Iowa three times since 2012. By Luke Meredith. UPCOMING: 600 words by 6 p.m. CT.


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