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

August 27, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.


NEBRASKA VETERANS HOME — Hundreds of people attended an open house for Nebraska’s new $89 million veterans’ home. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 275 words. Photo requested from the Kearney Hub.


TRADE MISSION-RICKETTS — Gov. Pete Ricketts says a trade deal between the United States and Mexico is critical to Nebraska’s economy, particularly in agriculture.

KNOX COUNTY FATALITY — Authorities say a man died after his car ran off a county road and rolled in northeast Nebraska.

RESERVATION HOMICIDE — Three people have been imprisoned for their roles in the slaying of a man on an American Indian reservation in northeast Nebraska.

FALLEN POT — Two people arrested in south-central Nebraska are facing possible prison time for hauling marijuana, including some that had fallen onto Interstate 80.

HIGHWAY COLLISION-2 DEAD — Authorities say two women died after their vehicles collided in York County.



LINCOLN — Adrian Martinez prepares to become the first true freshman to start an opener at quarterback for Nebraska. By College Football Writer Eric Olson. UPCOMING: 500 words, photo, by 4 p.m.


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