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

June 8, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

UPCOMING TODAY:

IOWA GOVERNOR-WEALTH

DES MOINES — For a Republican Party that celebrates capitalism and the American dream of building wealth, the GOP’s initial line of attack against the new Iowa Democratic nominee for governor appears a bit out of character. Fred Hubbell, a former life insurance executive whose family wealth in Des Moines dates back to the mid-1800s, won the Democratic nomination Tuesday. Gov. Kim Reynolds and party leaders were quick to question how voters could trust a candidate born into a rich family. By Barbara Rodriguez. SENT: 950 words, photo.

IN BRIEF:

VEHICLE DEALER CHARGED — A man who operates a vehicle dealership in western Iowa has been scheduled for trial on theft and other charges.

RIVER PLUNGE — A 35-year-old Cedar Rapids woman is accused of intentionally driving her car with her two children inside into the Cedar River on a chilly evening in March.

INDOOR SPORTS COMPLEX — A $25 million complex proposed for West Des Moines would include indoor space for youth and adult hockey and soccer.

SPORTS:

GLF--PGA TOUR CHAMPIONS

DES MOINES — Brandt Jobe looks to defend his title as the PGA Tour Champions event tees off at Wakonda Club in Des Moines. By Luke Meredith. UPCOMING: 500 words, photos by 6 p.m.

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