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

May 9, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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:

FAKE HEIRESS

NEW YORK — The day of reckoning has arrived for the German con artist who passed herself off as a wealthy heiress and swindled tens of thousands of dollars from New York banks and hotels. By Jim Mustian. SENT: 350 words, photo. Eds: Note Nebraska mention. Sentencing hearing starts at 1:30 p.m.

AROUND THE STATE:

GAS PRICES LAWSUIT _ A judge is considering his verdict in a lawsuit that says six convenience stores along Interstate 80 in Nebraska posted misleading signs about prices. SENT: 330 words.

IN BRIEF:

DEAD CATTLE _ Authorities have filed more charges against a man already charged in connection with the discovery of hundreds of dead, ailing or neglected cattle at his farm in southern Nebraska’s Fillmore County.

SQUALID APARTMENTS-REFUGEES _ An Omaha oversight board says the owner can rent out four apartments at a complex where hundreds of residents were forced out because of the squalid conditions.

LINCOLN WOMAN KILLED _ A judge has rejected a defendant’s motion to see any communications that might show whether Nebraska’s governor is behind the prosecutors’ decision to seek the death penalty for the defendant.

SPORTS IN BRIEF:

BKC--BIG EAST-CBS _ The Big East Conference has reached a multiyear agreement with CBS Sports to televise its men’s college basketball games through the 2024-25 season.

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