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

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ARMY SOLDIER-OMAHA HOMICIDE — Charges against a man accused of killing a soldier visiting Omaha relatives have been dropped because the state's key witness has backed out of testifying. UPCOMING: 325 words.


WITNESS PROTECTION-LAWSUIT — A woman who testified against a killer has sued Nebraska prison officials, saying they failed to protect her from the killer's sister.

AMMONIA LEAK-NEBRASKA — Tyson Foods is investigating what caused an ammonia release that sent 20 workers to a south-central Nebraska hospital.


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