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

March 26, 2019

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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

SPRING FLOODING-DRINKING WATER

ST. LOUIS _ More than 1 million private wells that supply drinking water in mostly rural areas of the Midwest face the risk of contamination from floodwater, and health and environmental officials are urging testing before the water is consumed. By Jim Salter. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos.

AROUND THE STATE:

RAPE KIT TESTING-LINCOLN _ As hundreds of untested rape kits remain in storage at the Lincoln Police Department, officials are considering broadening the scope of the department’s kit-testing policy to require all DNA evidence to be tested. SENT: 320 words.

IN BRIEF:

$25K A YEAR-WINNER _ The Nebraska Lottery says someone who bought a Lucky for Life lottery ticket has won $25,000 a year for life.

WIRE FRAUD-NEBRASKA _ A Nigerian man has been sentenced to six years in federal prison for his role in a fraud that cost U.S. businesses more than $6 million, including two in Nebraska that lost more than $163,000.

DAWSON COUNTY FATALITIES _ A June 18 trial start has been scheduled for a woman who survived a central Nebraska collision that killed three passengers in the car she was driving.

SPORTS IN BRIEF:

BKC--NIT-CREIGHTON-TCU _ Creighton plays TCU in Fort Worth, Texas. Game time 8 p.m.

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