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

April 10, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.



A massive weather system pushing into the Midwest and Plains states on Wednesday carried enough rain and snow to concern areas already hard-hit by flooding. By Blake Nicholson. SENT: 620 words, photos. Eds: Will be updated.




SOLITARY CONFINEMENT-LAWSUIT _ A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed against Nebraska prison officials by an inmate who was held in solitary confinement for more than two years. SENT: 300 words.


DEAD CATTLE _ A 30-year-old man has been a charged in connection with the discovery of hundreds of dead and ailing or neglected cattle at his farm in southern Nebraska’s Fillmore County.

UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE-CHANCELLOR _ The University of Tennessee at Knoxville has named four finalists to become the new chancellor at the flagship campus. Eds: Note Nebraska mention.

ADAMS COUNTY FATALITIES _ A driver has pleaded guilty for the crash deaths of two people in south-central Nebraska’s Adams County.

FOUR MOTORCYCLE RIDERS DIE _ The Nebraska trial of a Kansas man charged with the traffic deaths of four Iowa motorcyclists has been delayed until August.


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