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

November 16, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.



LAKE PROJECT-PESTICIDE — The Iowa Department of Natural Resources will use a pesticide to eliminate fish from a Des Moines lake as part of a decade-long effort to improve the waterway. UPCOMING: 250 words.


MEDICATIONS STOLEN — A woman is accused of stealing narcotic pain pills while working for a Council Bluffs assisted living facility.

DEATH INVESTIGATION-IOWA — A man accused of stabbing to death his roommate in southeast Iowa has been ruled incompetent for trial.

JOHNSON COUNTY FATALITIES — Authorities say two people were killed and one injured in an eastern Iowa collision.


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