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AP-NE--Nebraska News Digest 1 pm, NE

November 9, 2018

Hello! Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up in Nebraska. Questions about coverage plans are welcome, and should be directed to the Omaha Bureau at 402-391-0031 or omahane@ap.org. Nebraska 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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For up-to-the-minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org.



WASHINGTON — In a setback for the Trump administration, a federal judge has blocked a permit for construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada and ordered officials to complete an environmental review. By Matthew Daly. SENT: 470 words. Eds: Note Nebraska interest.


CAPITOL CAMPUS PLAN — Nebraska officials have released details about a 20-year development plan for the area surrounding the state Capitol, which calls for the construction of a new facility for the state Supreme Court. SENT: 295 words.


CRIME COMMISSION DIRECTOR — The Nebraska Crime Commission’s executive director is planning to retire next month.

COLD CASE-HOMICIDE — The Nebraska Supreme Court has upheld the first-degree murder conviction and life sentence of an Iowa woman found guilty of killing another woman she considered a romantic rival.

FATAL OMAHA SHOOTING — A 14-year-old Omaha boy has taken a plea deal and will be sentenced in January for second-degree murder. Eds: Note photo.

SEX ASSAULT-KEARNEY CAMPUS — Two male students have been accused of sexually assaulting a female acquaintance in a campus residence hall at the University of Nebraska at Kearney.

WORKPLACE DEATH-LINCOLN COUNTY — Authorities have released the name of a man who died after falling into some equipment at a plant on the eastern edge of North Platte.



LINCOLN — Even though Illinois and Nebraska have just three Big Ten wins between them, both enter their game Saturday believing they’re on the verge of breakthroughs. By Eric Olson. SENT: 650 words, photos.


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