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

September 12, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

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LINCOLN — The Nebraska Supreme Court is expected to rule Wednesday on a lawsuit filed Republican state officials that seeks to keep a Medicaid expansion proposal off the November general election ballot. By Grant Schulte. UPCOMING: 500 words by 1 p.m.


NO CONFIDENCE-POLICE CHIEF — The police chief of an Omaha suburb will return to work after being paid more than $122,000 on administrative leave he requested after receiving a no-confidence vote from the officers union. UPCOMING: 300 words.


SHERIDAN COUNTY FATALITY — Authorities say a 15-year-old boy died after losing control of the pickup truck he was driving in the northern Nebraska Panhandle.

FRAUDULENT CHECKS-FORMER PLAYER — A former University of Nebraska football player is scheduled to go on trial next week on charges that he cashed fraudulent checks at casinos in western Iowa.

OFFICER SHOT-OMAHA — Omaha police have released the name of an officer who was shot during a traffic stop.


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