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BC-IA--Iowa News Digest 1:30 pm, IA

May 9, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

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IOWA CITY SHOOTING-OFFICERS _ State detectives are investigating a shooting that involved Iowa City officers.

MOUNTAIN LION-DES MOINES _ Iowa wildlife officials have confirmed the sighting of a mountain lion near downtown Des Moines. Eds: Note photo.

DAVENPORT FLOOD TOLL _ A downtown business group says the economic toll from Mississippi River flooding could run as high as $2.5 million a month.

FLOOD INDICTMENT-CONSPIRACY _ An Idaho man has pleaded guilty to trying to influence a victim of his brother’s investment scheme.


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