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

March 14, 2019

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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

WINTER WEATHER

LONGMONT, Colo. _ National Guard troops used specialized vehicles with tank-like treads to rescue stranded drivers in Colorado in the wake of a massive late-winter storm that unleashed heavy rain and snow on parts of the Midwest plains early Thursday. By Dan Elliott and Bob Moen. SENT: 740 words, photos.

With:

_ WINTER WEATHER-NEBRASKA

_ WINTER WEATHER-THE LATEST

XGR--NEBRASKA LEGISLATURE

LINCOLN _ The Associated Press is monitoring developments in the Nebraska Legislature. Story on merits.

FROM AP MEMBERS:

WIFE ATTACKED _ An Oklahoma man has been given 15 to 25 years in prison for his sister’s attack on his wife in Lincoln. UPCOMING: 275 words.

SPORTS:

BKC--BIG TEN-NEBRASKA-MARYLAND

CHICAGO _ Nebraska takes on No. 21 Maryland on the second day of the Big Ten Tournament. The Terrapins won each of their two meetings in the regular season. The Cornhuskers advanced with a 68-61 victory over Rutgers on Wednesday night. By Jay Cohen. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game starts around 1 p.m.

BKC--BIG EAST-CREIGHTON-XAVIER

NEW YORK _ Creighton plays Xavier at the Big East Tournament at Madison Square Garden in New York. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game start scheduled for 1:30 p.m.

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