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

January 22, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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OMAHA _ Online brokerage TD Ameritrade will release its fiscal first-quarter earnings report Tuesday afternoon. The report will show how many trades the Omaha-based company handled in the last three months of 2018 and give an indication of how worried investors are about the market. By Business Writer Josh Funk. UPCOMING: 250-300 words by 5 p.m.


LINKEDIN EXPANSION-OMAHA _ LinkedIn Corp. is building a new complex in Omaha, which could lead the company to increase its workforce by more than 500 workers in the next few years. SENT: 310 words.


XGR--LEGISLATIVE RULES _ Nebraska lawmakers aren’t likely to make any changes this year to rules that determine how long senators can mount a filibuster to block bills they oppose.

SNOWPLOW TRACKER-NEBRASKA _ Officials say an online site can provide winter travelers with information about Nebraska road conditions from the perspective of snowplow drivers.

SUPERINTENDENT-FIGHT VIDEO _ A Nebraska school superintendent put on leave over video of a student fight posted on social media has quit his post.

WINTER STORM-NEBRASKA-IOWA _ A winter storm dropping freezing rain and snow is tracking east across Nebraska into Iowa, prompting schools and businesses to remain closed for the day.

BODY FOUND-FIRE _ Authorities say firefighters found the body of an 83-year-old man while fighting a house blaze in the Dodge County town of Uehling.

MISSING MOTORCYCLIST _ Authorities have suspended the water search for a man and motorcycle last seen on the ice of a lake in northeast Nebraska.


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