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BC-NE--Nebraska News Digest 1 pm, NE

January 10, 2019

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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

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

TOP STORIES:

RICKETTS-NEW TERM

LINCOLN _ Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts will take the oath of office Thursday for a second and final term. The Republican governor will address lawmakers after his swearing-in ceremony at the Capitol. By Grant Schulte. UPCOMING: 500 words by 5 p.m., photos.

With:

_ RICKETTS-NEW TERM-THE LATEST

AROUND THE STATE:

VETERANS APARTMENTS _ An Omaha real estate company has proposed a plan to turn a vacant former college dormitory into apartments for homeless veterans, as another local veterans housing facility has reached capacity. SENT: 270 words.

IN BRIEF:

CAREGIVER ACCUSED _ A 28-year-old caregiver has pleaded not guilty to stealing more than $14,000 from the northeast Nebraska man she’s been helping.

FALSE ROBBERY REPORT _ Buffalo County Court records say a 23-year-old man will be sentenced next month for lying to police about being robbed in Kearney.

SIBLINGS LOCKED IN ROOM _ A northeast Nebraska couple are accused of locking their children in a bedroom of their home and letting them out only to use a bathroom.

SHELTER WORKER-SEX CHARGE _ An Iowa woman accused of having sex with a teenage boy staying at the Child Saving Institute shelter in Omaha has been sent to prison.

SPORTS:

BKC--PENN STATE-NEBRASKA

LINCOLN _ Nebraska looks to bounce back from two straight road losses when Penn State visits. The Nittany Lions have lost all four of their Big Ten games. By Eric Olson. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game starts 8 p.m.

SPORTS IN BRIEF:

BKC--NEBRASKA-OMAHA-NORTH DAKOTA _ Nebraska-Omaha plays North Dakota at Betty Engelstad Sioux Center.

ICE FISHING WORKSHOPS _ A free family clinic on ice fishing planned for Saturday at Lincoln’s Holmes Lake has been canceled.

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