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

March 13, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

UPCOMING TODAY:

TOP STORIES:

SUNSHINE WEEK-POLICE VIDEOS

IOWA CITY _ An investigation by The Associated Press has found that police departments routinely withhold video taken by body-worn and dashboard-mounted cameras that show officer-involved shootings and other uses of force. By Ryan J. Foley. SENT: 1,700 words, photos. A 930-word abridged version has also moved.

IN BRIEF:

HARASSMENT CHARGES-TEACHER _ A magistrate says critical letters a Sioux City schoolteacher sent to her superintendent and others are free speech, not harassment.

GOOGLE THREAT-IOWA _ An Iowa State Patrol trooper is being hailed for good police work in warning California law officers about a possible threat to Google headquarters in the San Francisco Bay Area.

COUNTY ATTORNEY ARRESTED _ A former southern Iowa county attorney has pleaded guilty to drunken driving.

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