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

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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

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



MASON CITY LAWSUIT — A former Mason City school district official has filed a lawsuit alleging gender and wage discrimination. UPCOMING: 275 words.


BODY FOUND-TRACKS — An eastern Iowa sheriff says a man whose body was found near tracks died after falling or jumping off a moving train.

BODY RECOVERED — Authorities say a body recovered from the Upper Iowa River in northeast Iowa was that of a Florida woman.

DAVENPORT FIRE-BODY — A Scott County jury has convicted a man of killing a man whose body was found burning near a Davenport street.



CHICAGO — Ohio State coach Urban Meyer talks at Big Ten football media day, one day after he fired longtime assistant Zach Smith after he was charged last week with misdemeanor criminal trespass after a dispute with his ex-wife. By Jay Cohen. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos by 7 p.m.


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