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AP-NE--Nebraska News Digest 4:45 pm, NE

November 10, 2018

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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.

For up-to-the-minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org.

AROUND THE STATE:

CANCER FIGHT

OMAHA — Letters from the father of a girl diagnosed with a nervous system cancer helped urge Nebraska lawmakers to fund an effort fighting pediatric cancer in the state. SENT: 340 words.

RESERVATION POLICE CHIEF

PINE RIDGE, S.D. — The Oglala Sioux Tribe’s new police chief has revamped the department six months into the position, bringing new ideas and programming to the law enforcement agency that was lacking leadership and manpower. SENT: 275 words.

EXCHANGES:

EXCHANGE-HOTEL RENOVATION

HARTINGTON — Taking a break after a morning spent serving coffee and breakfast, Erin Schroeder laughs, repeating the joke that she and her husband, Ben, have a new child that now occupies much of her time. By Nick Hytrek, Sioux City Journal. SENT: 965 words, photos.

AP Photos IASIO302, IASIO301.

EXCHANGE-CAIRO MEMORIAL

CAIRO — Ground has been broken on a new veterans memorial. By Julie Blum, Grand Island Independent. SENT: 660 words, photos.

IN BRIEF:

— OMAHA SHOOTING — An Omaha man has been sentenced to two life sentences for the 2015 shooting deaths of two people.

— TOYS FOR TOTS — The city of Omaha and its fire and police departments are teaming up with the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots program to help make the holiday season memorable for less-fortunate children.

— FACE ON THE BARROOM FLOOR-STOTHERT — Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert has been honored by the Omaha Press Club.

SPORTS:

FBC--ILLINOIS-NEBRASKA

LINCOLN, Neb. — Nebraska’s high-powered offense made Illinois pay for its many mistakes Saturday. By College Football Writer Eric Olson. SENT: 720 words.

AP Photos NENH112, NENH119, NENH113, NENH117, NENH106, NENH108, NENH104, NENH107.

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