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

October 2, 2018

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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

UPCOMING TODAY:

Tornado Drones

LINCOLN, Neb. — Researchers from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln will use drones and other equipment to study tornadoes and thunder storms beginning next spring to help improve tornado forecasts and warnings. UPCOMING: 250-300 words

IN BRIEF:

SHERIFF RESIGNS — McPherson County is looking for a new sheriff in the Nebraska Sandhills because the current sheriff is leaving because of health concerns.

SPORTS:

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