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

October 8, 2018

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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

RESERVATION BORDER-BEER SALES — Activists think reforms are still needed in and around the village of Whiteclay a year after the state Supreme Court closed the door to further alcohol sales in the northwest Nebraska community. UPCOMING: 325 words.

IN BRIEF:

REMAINS RETURNING — The remains of a Nebraska sailor who died at Pearl Harbor and a Nebraska soldier killed during a World War II battle in Germany have been identified and are being returned for final burial.

HOLT COUNTY FATALITY — Authorities say a man died after his pickup truck struck a semitrailer in northern Nebraska.

SPORTS:

FBC--NEBRASKA-GETTING CLOSER

LINCOLN — Scott Frost will reach the halfway point of his first season at Nebraska this week, and the Cornhuskers remain one of two power-five conference teams still looking for a win. By College Football Writer Eric Olson. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos, by 5 p.m.

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