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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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



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.


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


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.


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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