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BC-NE--Nebraska News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am, NE

January 15, 2019

Good morning! 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 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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:

RICKETTS AGENDA

LINCOLN _ Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts will outline his agenda and proposed budget to lawmakers Tuesday in his annual State of the State address. By Grant Schulte. UPCOMING: Coverage based on merit. AP Photos planned. Speech scheduled to begin at 10 a.m.

FROM AP MEMBERS:

NEBRASKA TOURISM _ The Nebraska Tourism Office is starting its first campaign of 2019 by promoting the hundreds of thousands of sandhill cranes that migrate to the Platte River Valley. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 300 words.

IN BRIEF:

BANK FRAUD-CONSPIRACY _ The owners of a concrete business have pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit bank fraud.

COFFEE SHOP THEFT-MANAGER _ A former coffee shop manager in Lincoln has been given a year in jail and ordered to pay $15,000 restitution.

CHILD PORN PRODUCTION _ Prosecutors say a Lincoln man has been imprisoned for producing child pornography.

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