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

December 4, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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For up-to-the-minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org.

TOP STORIES:

WATER FUTURE — Nebraska natural resource districts, water utilities and state officials are preparing to present a collaborative report identifying additional water sources for Lincoln and Omaha and ways to replenish the Lower Platte River during drought. SENT: 30 words. UPCOMING: 300 words.

IN BRIEF:

HIT-RUN FATALITY — Authorities have charged a driver with several crimes following the Omaha crash death of a 14-year-old boy.

THAYER COUNTY SHOOTING — A man accused of shooting two brothers — one fatally — has pleaded not guilty in southeast Nebraska.

PLANT-EFFECT SNOW — A meteorologist says steam from one or more plants on the east side of Norfolk helped generate snow that blew south to Seward and Lincoln.

TRADE CONFLICTS-NEBRASKA LOSSES — A Nebraska Farm Bureau report says trade conflicts have cost Nebraska farmers up to $1 billion in farm income this year.

STUN GUN-DEATH — A police expert on stun guns has told a jury that an Omaha police officer’s stun gun didn’t work properly during the officer’s attempts to control a mentally ill man. Eds: Note photo.

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