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

January 7, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.



INDOOR TURF FACILITY _ A $7 million indoor turf facility for soccer and other sports is being planned for Council Bluffs. The 75,000-square-foot building would be erected just northwest of the Mid-America Center. Funding would come from the Iowa West Foundation and other grant sources. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 250 words.


RIVER CRASH _ Authorities have recovered the body of a Missouri man who was in a vehicle that crashed into the Des Moines River in southeast Iowa.

KAYAKING FATALITY _ Authorities say a kayaker died after being pulled from the Des Moines River in south-central Iowa.



AMES _ Virginia transfer Marial Shayok has emerged as a potent scorer for the surging Cyclones. By Luke Meredith. UPCOMING: 550 words, photos by 6 p.m.


If you have photos of regional or statewide interest, please send them to the AP state photo center in New York, 888-273-6867. For access to AP Newsroom and other technical issues, contact AP Customer Support at apcustomersupport@ap.org or 877-836-9477.

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