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

April 5, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 _ The Associated Press is monitoring developments in the Nebraska Legislature. Story on merits.


SOCIAL STUDIES STANDARDS _ Public school students would get a heavy dose of instruction in managing their money and would be encouraged to look at history from multiple perspectives under proposed new academic standards for teaching social studies in Nebraska. UPCOMING: 300 words.


KIDNAPPING-GRAND ISLAND _ A third person is going to prison for the kidnapping and beating of a Grand Island man.

DEAD CATTLE _ Authorities say more than 200 cattle carcasses and more than 200 cattle in poor condition were found on a property in southern Nebraska’s Fillmore County.


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