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

July 31, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.


HOODIES RULE — Some Lincoln parents balked when they received word about a new rule at Mickle Middle School: No hoodies. UPCOMING: 300 words.

KEYSTONE INSPECTION — TransCanada is unearthing a portion of the Keystone Pipeline in northeastern South Dakota after an inspection detected potential issues with the line’s coating. The section being checked is about 15 miles north of where a crack in the pipeline caused a 407,000-gallon leak last year. UPCOMING: 300 words. Eds: Note Nebraska interest.


FIRE STATION FLAMES — Officials say the fire that damaged a northwest Omaha fire station started after someone left food cooking on a stove.

SEX ABUSE ARREST — A former Lincoln schoolteacher and Husker football player has made a plea deal in a sex assault case.

CHAMBER OF COMMERCE THEFT — An Omaha woman has been accused of stealing more than $41,000 when she worked for an Omaha suburb’s chamber of commerce.


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