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

March 25, 2019

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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

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For up-to-the-minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org.

TOP STORIES:

SPRING FLOODING-NEWS GUIDE

OMAHA _ Even as parts of the Midwest dry out from devastating flooding, the region is bracing for more high water as warm weather melts deep snow and forecasts call for widespread rain. By Josh Funk: UPCOMING: 500 words by 4 p.m.

With:

_ SPRING FLOODING-NEBRASKA BOOZE

_ SPRING FLOODING-NUKE PLANT

AROUND THE STATE:

TAX ISLANDS _ Omaha officials say more new neighborhoods want to charge customers extra taxes for dining, drinking or staying overnight. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 325 words.

TRAINS BLOCK NEIGHBORHOOD _ Some residents in a suburban Des Moines neighborhood say they can’t access schools, work or emergency services for hours at a time because of idling railroad trains. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 275 words. Eds: Note Nebraska mention.

IN BRIEF:

XGR--SCHOOL POLICE-TRAINING _ Police officers working in Nebraska schools would have to undergo at least 20 hours of special training under a bill advanced by lawmakers.

MOTORCYCLIST KILLED _ Authorities say a motorcyclist was killed in a collision with a sport utility vehicle in south-central Nebraska.

NEBRASKA SLAYINGS _ Authorities are seeking an Iowa man suspected of shooting to death two people at their home in southeast Nebraska — the parents of his former live-in girlfriend.

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