BC-NE--Nebraska News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am, NE
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Nebraska News Editor Scott McFetridge also can be reached at 515-243-3281 or email@example.com.
A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.
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STATE OF THE JUDICIARY
LINCOLN _ Nebraska Supreme Court Chief Justice Michael Heavican is set to deliver his annual State of the Judiciary remarks to lawmakers, highlighting what has happened in the state courts over the last year and identifying their needs. By Grant Schulte. UPCOMING: 300 words by 1 p.m. Eds: Speech set for 10 a.m.
LINCOLN _ The Associated Press is monitoring developments Friday in the Nebraska Legislature. Story on merits.
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HISTORICAL HORSE RACING-NEBRASKA _ The Nebraska Racing Commission will again consider approving a Grand Island track’s request to add wagering on historical horse races, even as the Nebraska attorney general challenges its legality. UPCOMING: 325 words.
BELLEVUE SHOOTING _ Authorities have released the name of a man fatally shot in an Omaha suburb.
84 CATS SURRENDERED _ Officials say a Lincoln animal shelter has received 84 cats from their owner.
NEBRASKA VETERANS HOME _ Veterans moving into their new Kearney home have been greeted with handshakes and applause.
LINCOLN _ No. 6 Michigan State visits a Nebraska team that has won a school-record 20 straight home games and is coming off a road win over No. 25 Indiana. By Eric Olson. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos. Game starts 7 p.m.
LINCOLN — Glynn Watson Jr. stayed when everybody else from his recruiting class left. Don’t think the fourth-year starting point guard hasn’t imagined how sweet it would be if Nebraska makes good on buzz around college basketball about the Cornhuskers finally having a team capable of not just making the NCAA Tournament, but also making a run. By Eric Olson. SENT: 710 words, photos.
SPORTS IN BRIEF:
BKC--NEBRASKA-OMAHA-WESTERN ILLINOIS _ Nebraska-Omaha plays Western Illinois at Western Hall in Macomb, Illinois.
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