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

May 24, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.



OMAHA SEWAGE TREATMENT PLANT _ It took more than two months, but Omaha’s sewage treatment plant is back online after being swamped by flooding, and officials say they’re surprised the cleanup and repair work didn’t take longer. UPCOMING: 300 words.


FERTILIZER PLANT FIRE _ Crews have contained a large fire at a Hastings fertilizer plant.

INMATE ESCAPE _ A handcuffed inmate escaped from the Dawson County Courthouse in Lexington but was quickly found a few blocks away.



OMAHA _ Inclement weather requires the Big Ten Tournament to play three games and complete another on Friday. 150 words on each game.

BBC--Big Ten-Ohio St-Maryland. Game resumes 11 a.m. EDT.

BBC--Big Ten-Iowa-Nebraska. Game starts one hour after completion of Ohio State-Maryland.

BBC--Big Ten-Ohio St/Maryland-Michigan. 4:30 p.m.

BBC--Big Ten-Iowa/Nebraska-Minnesota. 8:30 p.m.


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