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BC-IA--Iowa News Digest 3:15 pm, IA

January 12, 2019

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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

For up-to-the-minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org.

TOP STORY:

WINTER WEATHER

ST. LOUIS _ A massive winter snowstorm making its way across the Midwest and into the Mid-Atlantic region dumped more than a foot of snow in parts of Missouri and contributed to at least five deaths, authorities said Saturday. SENT: 425 words, photos. NOTE Iowa interest.

WITH:

WINTER WEATHER-THE LATEST

EXCHANGES:

EXCHANGE-STILL HUNTING

SHERRILL, Iowa _ As members of his hunting party looked on, Mike Laugesen crouched in a gully and started to dress the eight-point buck he just shot. By Bennet Goldstein, Telegraph Herald. SENT: 2,000 words, photos.

EXCHANGE-TOUR ANGELS

DAVENPORT, Iowa _ The show’s over, so Manisha Virdi leans against the bar, sips a whiskey drink and waits for the right moment to introduce herself to the band. By Amanda Hancock, Quad-City Times. SENT: 2,400 words.

IN BRIEF:

_ WINTER WEATHER-IOWA _ Snow continues to fall on the lower half of Iowa, snarling traffic as the snow blankets roads.

_ IOWA-LOTTERY WIN _ A central Iowa man has won $300,000 in a state scratch lottery game.

SPORTS:

BKC--T25-KANSAS ST-IOWA ST

AMES, Iowa _ No. 20 Iowa State appeared to have done just enough to survive on a snowy and sleepy Saturday in Ames. SEN: 675 words, photos.

BKC--Ohio State-Iowa

Ohio State plays Iowa at Carver-Hawkeye Arena. UPCOMING: 600 words, more on merit.

SPORTS IN BRIEF:

FBC-TEXAS TECH-KERRY COOKS _ Texas Tech has hired Oklahoma assistant and former NFL defensive back Kerry Cooks to be safeties coach.

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