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

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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

TOP STORIES:

ARMY SOLDIER-OMAHA HOMICIDE — Charges against a man accused of killing a soldier visiting Omaha relatives have been dropped because the state’s key witness has backed out of testifying. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 325 words.

IN BRIEF:

PRIEST ABUSE-NEBRASKA — The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Omaha intends to cooperate with the Nebraska attorney general’s request to review its investigative records.

LOAN SCAM-FORGERY — A former school golf coach charged in a loan scam has been jailed for 90 days and given two years of probation.

BAT CONTROL — Lincoln-area health officials want people to refrain from chasing bats out of their homes.

WITNESS PROTECTION-LAWSUIT — A woman who testified against a killer has sued Nebraska prison officials, saying they failed to protect her from the killer’s sister.

AMMONIA LEAK-NEBRASKA — Tyson Foods is investigating what caused an ammonia release that sent 20 workers to a south-central Nebraska hospital.

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