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AP-NE--Nebraska News Digest 3:40 pm, NE

October 13, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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:

DEVELOPMENT BOOST-SEWER LINES

PAPILLION — A project years in the making is expected to bring new life — and new sewer lines — into a suburban Omaha county. SENT: 315 words.

EXCHANGES:

EXCHANGE-SPECIAL NEEDS WORKOUTS

OMAHA — Cadie Albin has dabbled in fitness before. By Kelsey Stewart, Omaha World-Herald. SENT: 630 words, photo.

EXCHANGE-WARRIOR HISTORY

GERING — Ledger books were most commonly used to keep track of accounting, but they also had another purpose. Many American Indians drew pictures and scenes from life inside their pages, creating a unique account of history. Some of that work can be seen in a temporary exhibit at the Legacy of the Plains Museum. By Irene North, Star-Herald. SENT: 490 words.

IN BRIEF:

— FATAL TRUCK TIPPING — The driver of a loaded concrete truck that last year tipped onto a car near Omaha, killing two people, has been found not guilty of two misdemeanor motor vehicle homicide counts.

— HOMESTEAD MONUMENT-PARK BILL — A Nebraska congressman is seeking to reclassify the Homestead National Monument in southeastern Nebraska as a National Historical Park.

— HALLOWEEN-NEBRASKA STATE PARKS — Halloween and favorite fall activities are already taking place at state parks around Nebraska.

— NEBRASKA SCIENCE FESTIVAL — Registration opens later this month for next spring’s Nebraska Science Festival.

SPORTS:

FBC--NEBRASKA-NORTHWESTERN

EVANSTON, Ill. — Clayton Thorson threw for 455 yards and three touchdowns, and Drew Luckenbaugh kicked a 37-yard field goal in overtime to give Northwestern a 34-31 victory over winless Nebraska on Saturday afternoon. By Sports Writer Andrew Seligman. SENT: 430 words.

AP Photos ILJY106, ILJY105, ILJY104, ILJY108.

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