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

February 6, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

UPCOMING TODAY:

XGR--NEBRASKA LEGISLATURE

LINCOLN _ The Associated Press is monitoring developments in the Nebraska Legislature. Story on merits.

NO ENTRANCE TESTS _ Creighton University’s president says the school won’t require most freshman applicants to submit results from the ACT or SAT tests beginning in 2020. UPCOMING: 250 words.

IN BRIEF:

STABBING-SIOUX CITY _ A judge has granted another trial delay for a Nebraska resident accused of stabbing to death a woman in northwest Iowa.

NEW OUTDOORS GEAR SITE _ A new online retailer of outdoors gear has opened for business, owned and operated by former Cabela’s employees.

SPORTS:

BKC--MARYLAND-NEBRASKA

LINCOLN _ No. 24 Maryland tries to keep pace in the Big Ten race when it visits Nebraska, a loser of five straight. By Eric Olson. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game starts 6 p.m.

BKC--CREIGHTON-VILLANOVA

Creighton plays Villanova at The William B. Finneran Pavilion. By Dave Zeitlin. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos. Game starts at 7 p.m.

FBC--SIGNING DAY-BIG TEN

Michigan wraps up its best recruiting class under Jim Harbaugh. The Wolverines put together the top-rated class in the Big Ten for the first time since 2007. By Eric Olson. UPCOMING: 750 words, photos, by 5 p.m.

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