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

December 24, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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. 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.

UPCOMING TODAY:

AWASH IN MILK _ Food pantries in eastern Iowa are awash in milk thanks to a federal effort to buy and distribute roughly $50 million in dairy products to help farmers hurt by low prices. UPCOMING: 275 words.

IN BRIEF:

LIBERTARIAN CANDIDATE-HARASSMENT _ A judge has dismissed a harassment charge filed against a former Libertarian candidate for an Iowa House seat.

WATER TOWER LIGHTS _ A Des Moines suburb is renting out the light color display on the city water tower.

FATAL CRASH-DEER STRUCK _ Authorities say a woman died when a deer crashed through a vehicle windshield in eastern Iowa.

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