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

January 28, 2019

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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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


SCHOOL FOOD PANTRY _ A conference room at a southeast Iowa school has been turned into a food pantry for students and their families. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 250 words, photo.


ICY INTERSTATE CRASH _ Authorities say a 9-year-old Nebraska boy has died in a crash off icy Interstate 80 in western Iowa.

BURLINGTON SLAYING _ A second man has been charged in a fatal shooting in a car outside the home of the victim’s mother in Burlington.

HIGH WINDS-NEBRASKA-IOWA _ The National Weather Service says high winds whipping eastern Nebraska and western Iowa could knock down trees and limbs and knock out power to thousands of people.

HOUSE FIRE-SIOUX CITY _ Authorities say one person was hospitalized after a fire that damaged a house on the west side of Sioux City.



AMES _ Iowa State’s Talen Horton-Tucker has overcome the freshman wall and is back to leading the charge for the surging Cyclones. By Luke Meredith. UPCOMING: 550 words, photos by 6 p.m.


If you have photos of regional or statewide interest, please send them to the AP state photo center in New York, 888-273-6867. For access to AP Newsroom and other technical issues, contact AP Customer Support at apcustomersupport@ap.org or 877-836-9477.

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