BC-IA--Iowa News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am, IA
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Iowa News Editor Scott McFetridge also can be reached at 515-243-3281 or email@example.com.
A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.
SIOUX CITY CENTER _ Sioux City officials have approved nearly $15 million for a new center featuring 80,000 feet of exposition space with hopes of attracting a range of events, from trade show to sports tournaments. UPCOMING: 275 words.
FATAL CRASH-CHARGE _ A man has been given 25 years in prison for being intoxicated when his pickup truck struck a minivan in Waterloo, killing a baby inside.
DOCTOR-DRUG SENTENCE _ A doctor who worked in Aberdeen has been sentenced to 1 ½ years in prison and fined $20,000 for illegally distributing a prescription painkiller.
FATHER KILLED _ An Iowa City man accused of fatally beating his father is scheduled to enter a plea Tuesday and be sentenced.
CHURCH THEFTS _ A bookkeeper is accused of stealing more than $200,000 from at least three Open Bible Churches in the Des Moines area.
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