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

February 19, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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:

MENTAL HEALTH CRISIS CENTER _ A Nebraska mayor is warning that his city could lose property tax revenue if county officials move ahead with their choice for the site of a new mental health crisis center. SENT: 300 words.

IN BRIEF:

IMMIGRATION ARREST-COMPLAINT _ An assistant U.S. attorney has denied allegations that federal agents and prosecutors wrongly kept a man arrested in an August immigration raid from seeing his attorney.

PRIEST ACCUSED-SEX ASSAULT _ A May trial has been scheduled for a Roman Catholic priest accused of sexually assaulting a woman in central Nebraska.

JOHNSON COUNTY BLAZE _ Authorities say one person has been killed in a southeast Nebraska house fire.

SPORTS IN BRIEF:

BKC--NEBRASKA-PENN ST _ Nebraska plays Penn State at Bryce Jordan Center in State College. Game time 6 p.m.

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