AP-IA--Iowa News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am, IA
Aug. 17, 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Iowa News Editor Scott McFetridge also can be reached at 515-243-3281 or email@example.com.
A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.
BIRTH CENTER CLOSING — A man whose name is on a public hospital in Iowa says he's shocked to learn it will be closing its birth center. UPCOMING: 300 words.
FREE RIDE — A Des Moines teacher has given his father's old vehicle to a student from Africa to help her get a good start in college.
ANIMAL ORDINANCE RULING — A judge has ordered the release of four dogs in Jasper County, saying the county's ordinance regarding vicious animals is unconstitutional.
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