AP-IA--Iowa News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am, IA
Aug. 20, 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 email@example.com. Iowa News Editor Scott McFetridge also can be reached at 515-243-3281 or firstname.lastname@example.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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.
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VETERANS MEMORIAL — A Dubuque racing group hopes to spend $3.4 million on a veterans memorial at an island in the Mississippi River that will include walkways, a waterfall and a sculpture. UPCOMING: 275 words.
ELDRIDGE INDUSTRIAL PARK — Leaders of the Quad Cities suburb of Eldridge are moving to create a 500 acre commercial and industrial park in hopes to attracting new employers and lowering property taxes. UPCOMING: 250 words.
STORE EMBEZZLEMENT-MANAGER — A 55-year-old woman has been ordered to pay back more than $32,000 she stole from her employer in Mason City.
FATAL STABBING-MASON CITY — A trial is expected to begin Monday of a man accused of stabbing to death a Mason City resident.
SEVERE WEATHER-NEBRASKA-IOWA — Forecasters have issued flood warnings and watches in eastern Nebraska and western Iowa as heavy rain continues to fall.
BOSWELL SERVICES — Funeral services in Lamoni have been announced for former U.S. Rep. Leonard Boswell of Iowa.
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