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

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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.

For up-to-the-minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org.

TOP STORIES:

STUBBORN WEED — Lancaster County weed control officials are ramping up efforts to fight Nebraska’s most noxious weed. SENT: 315 words.

IN BRIEF:

COLLEGE SYSTEM-CHANCELLOR SEARCH — The Nebraska State College System has entered a contract with the next system chancellor.

WINTER WEATHER-NEBRASKA — Some winter weather has been forecast for parts of western Nebraska less than three weeks into fall.

FALLEN POT — Two people caught hauling marijuana through Nebraska have been imprisoned.

YORK MAYOR RECALL — York’s mayor has submitted his defense statement for inclusion on recall petitions.

CREDIT CARD OPERATION-LAYOFFS — Officials say more than 150 people will lose their jobs at Cabela’s former credit card operation in Lincoln.

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