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

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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

SUDDENLY BARREN

LINCOLN — The clear-cutting of a lush, green common area along Antelope Creek in Lincoln has upset neighbors dismayed by the now barren landscape. UPCOMING: 275 words. Photos requested from Lincoln Journal Star.

BASEBALL TEAM LOAN

FREMONT — The Fremont City Council has approved a $250,000 economic development loan that will help bring a new baseball team to town. UPCOMING: 250 words.

IN BRIEF:

PUBLIC DEFENDER CHARGED — The York County public defender is accused of stealing thousands of dollars from private clients.

COURTHOUSE DEATH-JUDGE — A judge has been found dead in the Douglas County Courthouse in downtown Omaha.

SPORTS:

FBC--NEBRASKA-BUILD IT LIKE TOM

LINCOLN — Scott Frost’s job is to return Nebraska to the place it held in the college football hierarchy two decades ago. On a personal level, Frost is driven by his profound respect for his mentor Tom Osborne. Frost has said repeatedly Nebraska made a mistake moving away from the methods Osborne used on and off the field to make the Cornhuskers great. His plan is to bring back that identity. By College Football Writer Eric Olson. UPCOMING: 800 words, photos by 5 p.m.

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