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

November 13, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.



WASHINGTON — In the days after the midterm election, New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker worked the phones with Democratic luminaries in Iowa. Montana Gov. Steve Bullock courted high-dollar donors in New York. Other Democrats openly mused about their White House ambitions on live television. By Thomas Beaumont, Juana Summers and Julie Pace. SENT: 950 words, photos.


TREATMENT CENTER-DUBUQUE — A $2.7 million grant will help fund a Dubuque center that will provide treatment and housing for people dealing with substance-use issues. UPCOMING: 275 words.


FATAL FARM FALL — Authorities are investigating the death of a northeast Iowa woman who fell at her farm.

ATTEMPTED MURDER-MOM — A northern Iowa woman has been accused of injecting her mother with insulin in an attempt to kill her.

DEER BREAKS IN — A parent used a chair to guide a deer back outside a northeast Iowa school after it jumped through a window to get in.


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