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

November 13, 2018

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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

BLOOD SUPPLIER — The Nebraska Community Blood Bank will be expanding efforts to collect and supply blood for two health care systems in the Omaha area. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 300 words.

IN BRIEF:

FOSTER CARE KIDS — A new report says Nebraska has the nation’s second-highest rate of children who remain in foster care through age 19.

HONOR FLIGHT-PURPLE HEARTS — A nonprofit organization that’s organized honor flights to Washington, D.C., for Nebraska veterans says its next free flight will carry Purple Heart recipients from combat in the Gulf War, Iraq and Afghanistan.

CHRISTMAS TREE-MEMORIAL — Officials say that a giant Christmas tree going up at Omaha’s Durham Museum will be topped with two angels this year instead of one.

KEARNEY SHOOTING — An 18-year-old who shot a woman in the back in Kearney has taken a plea deal.

SPORTS:

FBC--MICHIGAN ST-OFFENSIVE WOES

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Yes, Michigan State has had injury problems on offense, but the question for the Spartans is whether their problems run deeper than that. By Noah Trister. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos by 7 p.m. Eds: Note Nebraska interest.

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