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AP-NE--Nebraska News Digest 1 pm, NE

September 7, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.


TOWN HALL-SCHOOLS — At a town hall-style meeting, Omaha’s new school superintendent fielded questions on a variety of topics, including security, ACT scores and school lunches. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 275 words. Photos requested from Omaha World-Herald.


TOXIC ALGAE ALERT — Nebraska health officials say three lakes are on health alerts because of toxic blue-green algae blooms.

CUMING COUNTY FIRE-CHARGES — New trial dates have been given two men accused of killing a man in his northeast Nebraska home.

LINCOLN TRAFFIC DEATH — Lincoln authorities have released the name of a woman who died after either falling or jumping from a pickup truck.

AIRPORT PROJECT — The Kearney Regional Airport renovation and runway work has been completed and flights to and from Denver have been resumed.



LINCOLN — Even though it’s been eight years since former conference mates Colorado and Nebraska played, some things never change. The Buffaloes talk up a big rivalry with their neighbors to the east and the Cornhuskers give it tepid acknowledgement. By Eric Olson. SENT: 780 words, photos.


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