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BC-NE--Nebraska News Digest 6 pm, NE

December 5, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.

For up-to-the-minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org.

ADDS ITEMS

TOP STORIES:

FIRE STATION FUTURE — The oldest fire station in Omaha is to be replaced by a new building just blocks away, and city and fire officials are canvassing for ideas on what to do with the almost 70-year-old Fire Station 31 in the southeast of the city. SENT: 280 words. AP Photos pursuing.

IN BRIEF:

HIT-AND-RUN FATALITY _ A 36-year-old Bennington man charged in a fatal hit-and-run crash that killed a 14-year-old Omaha boy has had his bail set at $750,000.

TEACHER ACCUSED-STUDENT SEX ASSAULTS _ A 30-year-old Omaha elementary schoolteacher charged with two counts of sexually assaulting one of his students has given police a list of several other girls he molested.

DRUG THEFT-HOSPITAL _ A woman has been given probation and 87 days in jail for stealing painkillers when she worked at a Lincoln hospital.

PRISON DISTURBANCE-NEBRASKA — A man imprisoned for a 2016 Lincoln slaying has been given six to nine more years in prison.

SPORTS:

FBC--AP ALL-BIG TEN

Ohio State quarterback Dwayne Haskins Jr. is the offensive player of the year and Michigan linebacker Devin Bush is defensive player of the year on The Associated Press All-Big Ten Conference team released Wednesday. Freshman receiver Rondale Moore of Purdue was voted newcomer of the year, and Northwestern’s Pat Fitzgerald was named coach of the year after leading the Wildcats to the Big Ten championship game for the first time. By Eric Olson. SENT: 1,120 words, photos. Eds: Note Nebraska mention.

BKC--T25-NEBRASKA-MINNESOTA

No. 24 Nebraska plays at Minnesota at Williams Arena, the first Big Ten home game for the Gophers. The Huskers won both matchups last season. By Patrick Donnelly. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts at 8 p.m.

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