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

May 16, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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:

KEYSTONE XL PIPELINE-SOUTH DAKOTA

Attorneys for oil pipeline opponents are fighting a request by a western South Dakota sheriff to be dismissed from a lawsuit challenging new state laws that target potential disruptive demonstrations against the planned Keystone XL oil pipeline. By Blake Nicholson. UPCOMING: 400 words. AP Photo planned.

XGR--NEBRASKA LEGISLATURE

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

FROM AP MEMBERS:

SWIM TRIALS TAXPAYER TAB _ The city of Omaha has pledged $750,000 to help cover USA Swimming’s $3.1 million in fees for hosting and pool costs for the 2020 U.S. Olympic swim trials. UPCOMING: 300 words.

IN BRIEF:

FORMER LEGISLATOR-PUBLIC URINATION _ A former state senator who’s been working for the city of Lincoln resigned his post after being ticketed for urinating in public.

HASTINGS DEATH _ A trial has been scheduled for one of two men charged in the shooting death of a Hastings man.

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