BC-NE--Nebraska News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am, NE
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Nebraska News Editor Scott McFetridge also can be reached at 515-243-3281 or email@example.com.
A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 _ A legislative committee on Wednesday will consider a proposal to lower Nebraska’s income tax and a bill that would steer additional income tax revenue into property tax cuts. By Grant Schulte. Eds: Coverage based on merits.
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WIND FARM RULES-LANCASTER COUNTY _ Wind energy developers in Lancaster County will be required to place turbines at least 1 mile from any home whose residents are not being paid to participate in the project. UPCOMING: 275 words.
NEBRASKA PRISONS-LAWSUIT _ Lawyers representing 11 Nebraska inmates who sued the state over prison conditions are seeking class-action status for the lawsuit.
WIRE FRAUD _ A former treasurer has been sentenced for stealing from the Jewish Federation of Lincoln.
SPORTS IN BRIEF:
BKC--WESTERN ILLINOIS-NEBRASKA-OMAHA _ Western Illinois plays Nebraska-Omaha at Baxter Arena.
BKC--CREIGHTON-DEPAUL _ Creighton plays DePaul at Wintrust Arena in Chicago.
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