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

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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.

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


PROBLEM PROPERTY — A Lincoln business owner has served a five-day jail sentence after being ordered to court more than a dozen times in the past 20 years for property issues. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 300 words. Photo requested from the Lincoln Journal Star.


SAMARITAN VICTIMIZED — A man whose pickup truck was stolen in Omaha while aiding some men with their car says he won’t stop helping people who need it.

MOTORCYCLE FATALITY-OMAHA — Police say a 22-year-old Omaha man died after the motorcycle he was driving hit a curb.

GRAIN ELEVATOR EXPLOSION — Authorities say a man injured in an explosion at a northeast Nebraska grain elevator has died.

TAX COLLECTIONS-NEBRASKA — A new report says Nebraska state government ended the last fiscal year with more tax revenue that expected.

OBIT-SUKUP — Eugene Sukup, who founded a grain bin and dryer company in northern Iowa, has died at the age of 89. Eds: Note Nebraska mention.

TWO KILLED-NEBRASKA — Authorities say a northeast Nebraska collision claimed the lives of a woman and one of the three children in her vehicle.

PICKUP-TRAIN COLLISION — Authorities say a driver died after his pickup truck collided with a train in south-central Nebraska.

SHOOTING-POLICE PARKING LOT — A judge has approved a mental health treatment plan for a man who was acquitted by reason of insanity of killing his wife outside a northeast Nebraska police station.

SEX ASSAULTS-SIOUX CITY — A convicted Nebraska sex offender has been given 15 years in an Iowa prison for taking video of a college student showering in a residence hall.


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