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BC-NE--Nebraska News Digest 4:20 pm, NE

May 27, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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AROUND THE STATE:

FLOOD BUYOUTS

MOSBY, Mo. _ The flooding this year in the Midwest and Plains states is likely to add more properties to the federal government’s flood buyout program, which has become costlier over the past decade. An AP analysis of federal data shows the program also can take years for property owners who agree to a buyout, frustrating those whose homes continually flood. SENT: 1400 words by David A. Lieb. With AP photos.

IN BRIEF:

TECUMSEH SHOOTING _ Two Nebraska brothers shot earlier this month face felony charges for breaking into a man’s Tecumseh home to beat him up.

SPORTS:

BBC--NCAA TOURNAMENT

OMAHA, Neb. _ Pac-12 champion UCLA is the No. 1 national seed for the NCAA baseball tournament. The Bruins won each of its series for the first time in program history and carry a 10-game winning streak into the tournament. Vanderbilt is the No. 2 seed after sweeping the SEC regular-season and tournament titles. Behind UCLA and Vanderbilt are Georgia Tech, Georgia, Arkansas, Mississippi State, Louisville and Texas Tech. The tournament opens with regional play Friday. SENT: 800 words by Eric Olson. With AP Photos.

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