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

November 28, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.



CLARINDA — Officials are investigating reports of assaults and other allegations at the Clarinda Academy for delinquent youths. UPCOMING: 300 words.


CRUISER STRUCK-DRUNKEN DRIVER — Cerro Gordo County court records say a Clear Lake woman who crashed into a deputy’s vehicle while driving drunk was sentenced to a year in jail, but all but two days were suspended.

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

CYBERSTALKING SENTENCE — A man accused of posting nude photos of his ex-girlfriend on Craigslist has been sentenced in South Dakota to nearly six years in a federal prison.

POND RESCUE — A man rescued from the frigid water of a suburban Des Moines pond is grateful.


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