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

January 3, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.


WRONGFUL CONVICTIONS _ Gage County board members are backing a legislative proposal that would let the county impose a sales tax it could use to help pay the $28.1 million owed six people who were wrongfully convicted for the murder of a 68-year-old Beatrice woman. UPCOMING: 275 words.


BUSINESS THEFT-BOOKKEEPER _ A bookkeeper accused of stealing more than $85,000 from a Columbus business has been imprisoned.

OMAHA STUDENT KILLED _ The parents of an Omaha Public Schools student struck and killed by a school bus have settled their claim with the bus fleet’s insurer.


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