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

January 9, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 _ Nebraska lawmakers are poised to begin a new legislative session with 13 new state senators and a variety of issues on their plate, including a push to reduce property taxes. By Grant Schulte. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 500 words, photos.


TRANSCANADA-NAME CHANGE _ TransCanada Corp., the company behind the contentious Keystone XL oil pipeline, is changing its name to TC Energy.

FRAUD CHARGES _ A former state Medicaid audit administrator accused of bilking his father and Medicaid out of nearly $379,000 has pleaded guilty.


BKC--MARQUETTE-CREIGHTON _ Marquette plays Creighton at CHI Health Center Omaha.


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