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 Nebraska News Editor Scott McFetridge also can be reached at 515-243-3281 or

A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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LINCOLN — Nebraska's 2nd Congressional District has switched party representation repeatedly in the past six years, and two Democrats will vie Tuesday for the chance to again snatch it back from Republicans. By Grant Schulte. SENT: 865 words, photos.




LINCOLN — Nebraska voters on Tuesday will pick U.S. Senate nominees for both parties out of crowded fields of candidates who hope to claim the seat held by incumbent Republican Deb Fischer. By Grant Schulte. SENT: 340 words, photos.


LINCOLN — Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts is touting his conservative credentials on the national stage as he prepares for a showdown with the winner of Tuesday's Democratic gubernatorial primary. By Grant Schulte. SENT: 310 words, photos.


TRACTOR FATALITY — Authorities say a man died when the tractor he was driving plummeted off a bridge and landed upside down in south-central Nebraska.

CHILD PORN PRODUCTION — A 26-year-old Bellevue man has been given 15 years for producing child pornography.


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