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AP-NE--Nebraska News Digest 1 pm, NE

June 14, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

TOP STORIES:

KEYSTONE XL PIPELINE

PIERRE, S.D. — South Dakota’s Supreme Court has dismissed an appeal from opponents of the Keystone XL oil pipeline, saying a lower court lacked jurisdiction to hear their cases. Also, a husband and wife who don’t want the proposed Keystone XL pipeline to run through their farm have deeded a plot of their land over to a Native American tribe, creating a potential roadblock for the project. By James Nord and Grant Schulte. UPCOMING: 400 words by 4 p.m.

AROUND THE STATE:

PROPOSED COLLEGE — Officials proposing a Christian university in eastern Nebraska face financial and administrative challenges before opening the school on a defunct college campus. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 300 words.

IN BRIEF:

WRONGFUL CONVICTIONS-NEBRASKA — A Nebraska county will seek further review of a $28.1 million judgment awarded to six people who were wrongfully convicted of murder.

CHILD PORN-BELLEVUE — A man has been imprisoned for taking nude photos of two 13-year-old girls in an Omaha suburb.

SPORTS:

BBC--STRIKEOUT UPSWING

OMAHA — If the College World Series is like the rest of the season, there will be lots of strikeouts when the final eight teams play for the national championship at TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha. By Eric Olson. SENT: 925 words, photos.

CWS--MISSOURI ST-UNLIKELY SUCCESS

The opening weekend of Mississippi State’s baseball season couldn’t have been much more demoralizing. The proud program lost three straight games, lost its head coach and had multiple excuses to totally fall apart. Instead, the Bulldogs’ season will end at the College World Series in Omaha. By David Brandt. SENT: 700 words, photos.

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