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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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


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



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


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