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

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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

UPCOMING TODAY:

TOP STORIES:

STUDENT TRAVELS _ School officials in Ottumwa say they’ll change how they raise money for student educational trips to abide by state guidelines even though the move could threaten a program that has helped thousands of children to travel around the country. UPCOMING: 300 words.

BRIEFS:

BLOCKED EXITS-POST OFFICE _ Federal safety officials have proposed nearly $185,000 in penalties against the U.S. Postal Service, alleging exits were blocked at the Ankeny post office.

CHASE FATALITY _ Authorities say a 19-year-old man died in a crash while being chased by an Iowa state trooper.

DOG DISEASE-HUMANS _ Officials say a dog disease that can be passed to humans has been confirmed in Iowa.

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