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

May 2, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.



LINCOLN _ The Associated Press is monitoring developments in the Nebraska Legislature. Story on merits.


SPRING FLOODING-NATIONAL SECURITY _ Officials have raised their cost estimate to $420 million for cleaning up and repairing or replacing flood-damaged structures at Offutt Air Force Base south of Omaha. UPCOMING: 275 words, photos.


BOOKKEEPER ACCUSED-EMBEZZLEMENT _ A woman who served prison time for theft has been accused of embezzling more than $43,000 from her employer in Lincoln.

CHILD SEX ASSAULT _ An Omaha man has been imprisoned for sexually assaulting a 15-year-old girl who’d run away from her Iowa home.


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