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

May 13, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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AIRPORT RECONSTRUCTION _The Omaha Airport Authority is preparing to move forward with a $500 million reconstruction of Eppley Airfield. SENT: 270 words.


OFFICER-SUSPECT SHOOTOUT _ The Dakota County attorney has released names and other details about an officer-involved shooting.

NEW SCOTTSBLUFF PUBLISHER _ A new publisher has been named for the Scottsbluff Star-Herald in the Nebraska Panhandle.

FILLMORE COUNTY COLLISION _ Authorities say a driver died after his vehicle collided with a semitrailer in southern Nebraska.

OMAHA CRASH _ Authorities say a driver died when his car rammed into a tree in northeast Omaha.

INMATE DIES _ Authorities say an 82-year-old inmate has died at the Tecumseh prison in southeast Nebraska.


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