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

May 14, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

UPCOMING TODAY:

TOP STORIES:

FROM AP MEMBERS:

STEEPLE RESTORATION — Intricate scaffolding is reaching far into the sky in Dubuque as workers begin an extensive restoration of the former St. Mary Catholic Church steeple that when completed will mean the return of ringing bells for the first time in years. UPCOMING: 275 words. Will seek photos from Telegraph Herald.

IN BRIEF:

FATAL FIRE-EASTERN IOWA — Authorities say a woman and her children escaped a fire that killed her husband in eastern Iowa.

DUBUQUE HOMICIDE — A 64-year-old Dubuque woman who admitted killing her former husband is scheduled to be sentenced Monday.

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