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

January 5, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.



LINCOLN — Nebraska lawmakers will continue their push to overhaul the state’s troubled prison system in this year’s session. Senators will unveil new legislation Friday. By Grant Schulte. UPCOMING: 350 words, on merits.


TRAIN STOPPED-TERRORISM CHARGED — A white supremacist accused of stopping an Amtrak train in Nebraska has been charged with terrorism. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 325 words. Eds: AP Photo pursuing.


FREEWAY FATALITIES-BELLEVUE — Authorities say two people have been killed and two others have been injured in a three-vehicle collision on a freeway stretch in the Omaha suburb of Bellevue.


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