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AP-NE--Nebraska News Digest 1:30 pm, NE

November 24, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

TOP STORIES:

LINCOLN SKYWALK — The future of Lincoln’s skywalk system is the subject of legal uncertainty after the project’s original contracts expired and plans for a downtown shopping mall were dropped. SENT: 350 words.

MEMBER EXCHANGES:

EXCHANGE--ENGAGEMENT CENTER

FREMONT — The Olson Community Engagement Center plans are inching closer to reality. When it is all said and done, the center will house six organizations: the Fremont Area United Way, Rebuilding Together, Fremont Family Coalition, Sixpence, Volunteer Connection and the Metropolitan Community College Employability Academy Center. By Colin Larson, Fremont Tribune. SENT: 640 words.

EXCHANGE-OMAHA STARTUP

OMAHA — You don’t need to be a genius to understand how Flywheel is changing Omaha. You don’t even need to fully grasp what the Omaha tech startup actually does. To understand how Flywheel is changing things here, all you really need to do is walk in its downtown Omaha front door. By Matthew Hansen, Omaha World-Herald. SENT: 1,160 words, photos.

IN BRIEF:

INMATE DEATH-NEBRASKA — A man convicted of manslaughter in South Dakota has died after serving more than 16 years in a Nebraska prison.

ICE FISHING CLINICS — Three ice fishing clinics have been scheduled around Nebraska in January.

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