AP-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 email@example.com. Nebraska News Editor Scott McFetridge also can be reached at 515-243-3281 or firstname.lastname@example.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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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ELECTION 2018-NEBRASKA-NEWS GUIDE
LINCOLN — Nebraska voters will decide Tuesday whether to expand Medicaid under the federal health care law, a proposal that would extend coverage to thousands of low-income residents but create additional costs for lawmakers in next year’s session. By Grant Schulte. SENT: 850 words, photos. Eds: Will be updated.
LINCOLN — Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts entered the final day of his re-election campaign Tuesday with substantial advantages over his Democratic challenger, state Sen. Bob Krist. By Grant Schulte. SENT: 380 words, photos. Eds: Will be updated.
LINCOLN — First-term Republican Sen. Deb Fischer is up for re-election Tuesday and faces a challenge from Democratic challenger Jane Raybould, who is looking to notch the upset victory. By Grant Schulte. SENT: 330 words, photos. Eds: Will be updated.
— ELECTION 2018-NEBRASKA-THE LATEST
UNIVERSITY CHANCELLOR-OMAHA — The University of Nebraska president wants the interim leader at the system’s Omaha campus to be chancellor into 2022.
MOUNTAIN LION-GORDON — Authorities have confirmed the sighting of a mountain lion inside the Nebraska Panhandle community of Gordon.
STANTON COUNTY FATALITY — A Norfolk resident is scheduled to begin trial Jan. 8 for the crash death of a 22-year-old man in northeast Nebraska.
MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota opens its sixth season under coach Richard Pitino, as the Gophers host the Omaha Mavericks in a nonconference game. By Dave Campbell. UPCOMING: 700 words. Game starts at 7 p.m.
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