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BC-NE--Nebraska News Digest 6 pm, NE

December 17, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

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

TOP STORIES:

SUSPECT’S MEDICAL BILLS _ Omaha taxpayers must cover a nearly $240,000 medical bill for a man who was shot by police officers after he shot one of them, city officials said. SENT: 320 words.

IN BRIEF:

FATAL FARM ACCIDENT _ Federal safety regulators are proposing to fine a northeast Nebraska dairy where an employee was fatally injured.

CAREGIVER ACCUSED _ A 28-year-old caregiver has been accused of stealing more than $14,000 from the northeast Nebraska man she’s been helping.

LINCOLN BLAZE _ Authorities say one person was injured in a duplex fire that displaced several people in Lincoln.

SPORTS IN BRIEF:

FBC--AKRON-NEBRASKA-CANCELED GAME _ Nebraska and Akron announced an agreement Monday addressing the Sept. 1 season-opening game between the two that was canceled because of bad weather.

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