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AP-NE--Nebraska News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am, NE

August 31, 2018

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 omahane@ap.org. Nebraska News Editor Scott McFetridge also can 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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. For up-to-the-minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org.

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


NEBRASKA GOVERNOR DEBATE — Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts and state Sen. Bob Krist locked horns on property taxes, prisons and more during their first debate of this fall’s race to be Nebraska’s governor. UPCOMING: 325 words. Eds: Note AP Photo that moved in advance.


FIREFIGHTER GRANT — Officials say a $2.2 million federal grant will help bolster the ranks for Lincoln’s firefighters.

EMBEZZLEMENT ARREST — A man accused of stealing more than $2 million from his Lincoln employer has been sentenced to federal prison.



LINCOLN — This is what Nebraska fans have been waiting for since December, some even longer. Scott Frost’s first game as the Cornhuskers’ head coach is here. By Eric Olson. SENT: 805 words, photos.


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