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BC-NE--Nebraska News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am, NE

May 20, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.


SPRING FLOODING-NATIONAL SECURITY _ A Nebraska congressman is pushing an emergency Air Force request for $234 million to replace crew training simulators and electronic equipment damaged by the mid-March flooding along the Missouri River in Nebraska. UPCOMING: 300 words.


CRASH KILLS CHILD _ Authorities have released the name of a 4-month-old who was fatally injured in a collision along Interstate 80 in eastern Nebraska.

YOUTH CENTER ASSAULT _ Two 17-year-old boys have been charged with assaulting a female staff member before escaping the state’s Youth Rehabilitation and Treatment Center in Kearney.

SARPY COUNTY FATALITY _ Authorities say a Nebraska City man died at a hospital after a crash in eastern Sarpy County.


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