BC-NE--Nebraska News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am, NE
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Nebraska News Editor Scott McFetridge also can be reached at 515-243-3281 or email@example.com.
A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.
XGR--NATIVE AMERICAN VIOLENCE-NEBRASKA
LINCOLN _ Nebraska lawmakers could join a growing number of states that are stepping up efforts to track cases of missing Native American women, a potentially large problem in the Great Plains. By Grant Schulte. UPCOMING: 450 words by 5 p.m.
OMAHA _ Union Pacific is putting up strong fourth-quarter numbers thanks to growing volume and solid pricing. By Business Writer Josh Funk. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 250-300 words. Eds: Will be incorporated into Earns-Railroads story later in the day.
OMAHA _ Union Pacific and Norfolk Southern railroads will both release their earnings reports Thursday and give investors a glimpse of how strong the economy remains. Last week, CSX railroad said shipping demand remained strong from its customers. By Business Writer Josh Funk. UPCOMING: 400-500 words by 5 p.m. Incorporates Earns-Union Pacific and Earns-Norfolk Southern stories.
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HOSPITAL LAWSUIT-NEBRASKA _ An Omaha health center has denied accusations from two surgeons that malpractice at the hospital led to the death of a 7-month-old child. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 300 words.
EMPLOYEE THEFT _ The husband of a former York County public defender accused of theft has been sentenced for a crime in Lincoln.
GRAND ISLAND THEFT _ A Grand Island woman is accused of stealing more than $36,000 from an organization that helps people with developmental disabilities.
BKC--BIG TEN THIS WEEK
A look at the upcoming week around the Big Ten. By Noah Trister. SENT: 480 words.
SPORTS IN BRIEF:
BKC--NEBRASKA-OMAHA-PURDUE FORT WAYNE _ Nebraska-Omaha plays Purdue Fort Wayne at Hilliard Gates Sports Center in Fort Wayne, Indiana.
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