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

May 14, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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:

SPRING FLOODING-LEVEE REPAIRS

OMAHA _ It’s going to take a long time to repair all the levees damaged by flooding this spring because of the extent of the damage and wet conditions, so the communities that sit behind damaged barriers will remain exposed to flooding for a while. By Josh Funk. UPCOMING: 600 words by 3 p.m.

XGR--NEBRASKA LEGISLATURE

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

FROM AP MEMBERS:

COUNTY TREASURER REMOVED _ A western Nebraska county board has voted to remove the elected county treasurer and name a replacement. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 300 words.

IN BRIEF:

OMAHA CRASH FATALITY _ A 20-year-old man has been imprisoned for crashing into a car and killing the woman driving it along an Omaha freeway.

SEWARD COUNTY FATALITY _ Authorities say a sport utility vehicle passenger died after a collision in eastern Nebraska’s Seward County.

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