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

October 1, 2018

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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

UPCOMING TODAY:

US Midwest Economy

A new monthly survey suggests the economy remains strong in nine Midwest and Plains states, but business leaders are concerned about the ongoing trade disputes. UPCOMING: 300 words. With: BC-NE--Midwest Economy-Glance

Lincoln Drones

Several Lincoln agencies have invested in drones to help mostly with law enforcement and firefighting tasks. The Lincoln Journal Star reports that the six drones cost roughly $90,000, but officials believe they will prove to be worthwhile. UPCOMING: 250 words

SPORTS:

FBC--NEBRASKA-WISCONSIN

MADISON, Wis. — The Wisconsin Badgers are preparing to face winless Nebraska this Saturday.

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