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AP-NE--Nebraska News Digest 1 pm, NE

July 6, 2018


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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.



EPA CHIEF-NEBRASKA — The resignation of Environmental Protection Agency Chief Scott Pruitt is drawing mixed responses from Nebraska’s political, agricultural and environmental leaders. SENT: 260 words.


INMATE DEATH-RULING — A Nebraska judge has ruled that Gage County was not liable for a jail inmate’s 2013 death.

CHURCH ANNIVERSARY — A central Nebraska cathedral is celebrating its 90 anniversary with readings, prayers and receptions.

VINEYARD FIRE — An early morning fire has destroyed a building at a central Nebraska vineyard.

SOLAR MORATORIUM — Members of a Nebraska county’s planning and zoning commission are calling for a moratorium on solar energy projects.


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