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

May 16, 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 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.



SECURITY LINKS-DUBUQUE — Officials are considering linking security camera networks owned by the city of Dubuque, Dubuque County and Dubuque Community Schools. UPCOMING: 300 words.


SHED BODY-FORT DODGE — Neighbors investigating the source of a stench in Fort Dodge have found the badly decomposed body of a person.

DUBUQUE NIGHTCLUB SHOOTING — A man accused of shooting into a Dubuque nightclub has pleaded guilty to a federal charge.

TEEN GIRL DIES — The adoptive parents of a 16-year-old Iowa girl who weighed only 56 pounds (25 kilograms) when she died have pleaded not guilty to new charges.

MONARCH BUTTERFLY-CONSERVATION PLAN — Public comment is being sought on a draft of a conservation plan expected to help reverse eastern monarch butterfly population declines. Eds: Note Iowa interest.


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