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

October 12, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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. 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:

SQUALID APARTMENTS-REFUGEES — A state senator wants the Legislature to require landlord registration and more regular inspections of rental units in Omaha, saying the displacement of 500 tenants from an Omaha complex shows a new regulatory approach is needed. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 270 words. AP Photo pursuing.

IN BRIEF:

DRUG SEIZURE-HALL COUNTY — Authorities say two Iowa residents were arrested in south-central Nebraska after a state trooper found several pounds of marijuana in their car.

SPORTS:

FBC--NEBRASKA-NORTHWESTERN PREVIEW

EVANSTON, Ill. — As a coach leading his alma mater, Northwestern’s Pat Fitzgerald can imagine what this season has been like for Nebraska’s Scott Frost. “There’s just something a little bit more when you’re at your alma mater,” he said. “It just means more. It means more when you win. It hurts more when you don’t win. A win against Northwestern sure would be meaningful, considering the Cornhuskers come into their game Saturday still seeking their first victory under Frost. By Andrew Seligman. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos, by 5 p.m.

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