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

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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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



WIND TURBINE RULING — Developers are taking down three wind turbine towers under court orders in northeast Iowa. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 275 words.


EASTERN IOWA FIRE — Authorities say two people were injured by fire at a home in the eastern Iowa community of Bettendorf.

INMATE ESCAPE — A man who attacked a sheriff’s deputy during an escape in eastern Nebraska and was later found in Iowa has been given up to 113 years in prison.

COUNTY ATTORNEY CHARGED — A southern Iowa county attorney accused of being drunk in a courtroom has lost her bid for another term in office.


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