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

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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

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SEXUAL MISCONDUCT-LAWSUIT _ A federal judge in Nebraska cited 15 sexual misconduct cases involving deputies or other employees in refusing to dismiss a woman’s lawsuit against the Douglas County sheriff and his office over how they handled her misconduct complaint. SENT: 330 words.

NEBRASKA VETERANS HOME _ Officials haven’t decided what will happen to the buildings on the Grand Island Veterans Home campus after residents are transferred to their new home in Kearney in January. SENT: 320 words.


YORK MAYOR RECALL _ Officials say the special recall election on York Mayor Orval Stahr will be conducted by mail only.

OFFICERS INJURED-SUSPECT SHOT _ Authorities have released the names of two police officers who were injured and a suspect who was shot during a struggle at a Lincoln residence.

FATAL LINCOLN SHOOTING _ Three men charged in a Lincoln slaying are being held without bond on federal murder charges.

STOLEN WIRE TRACKED _ A man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for stealing copper wire in western Iowa that was soon tracked to his Nebraska home.


BKC--CREIGHTON-PROVIDENCE _ Creighton plays Providence at Dunkin’ Donuts Center in Providence, Rhode Island. Eds: Game time 3 p.m.


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