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

May 16, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

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


UNIVERSITY CUTS — Officials say switching health insurance companies would save the University of Nebraska around $12.3 million next year. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 250 words.


UNLICENSED GRAIN DEALER — The Nebraska Public Service Commission has told an Axtell seed business it can’t continue operating without a grain dealer license.

MONARCH BUTTERFLY-CONSERVATION PLAN — Public comment is being sought on a draft of a conservation plan expected to help reverse eastern monarch butterfly population declines. Eds: Note Nebraska interest.


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