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

October 5, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

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

TOP STORIES

BOUNCE PILLOW DEATH

LINCOLN — Authorities say a 2-year-old Nebraska boy died and his sister was injured when wind tore the giant inflatable he was playing on from its moorings and tossed it nearly 30 feet into the air. By Grant Schulte. SENT: 350 words.

AROUND THE STATE:

MAYORAL TERM LIMITS — The mayors of Nebraska’s two largest cities are uniting against a ballot measure that would retroactively impose term limits on Lincoln’s mayor. SENT: 270 words.

IN BRIEF:

MISSING WOMAN-AMNESIA — A woman who couldn’t recall her name when she was found in a New Jersey park this week has been identified by family members in other states who saw her photo on social media.

CHILDHOOD CENTER-GROUNDBREAKING — The University of Nebraska at Kearney is set to break ground on a new childhood education center.

KEARNEY AIRLINE — A new central Nebraska airline is already busy is having a busy first month.

SPORTS:

T25-NEBRASKA-WISCONSIN PREVIEW

MADISON, Wis. — Good times are coming at Nebraska, coach Scott Frost promises. It may not happen this weekend against No. 16 Wisconsin. But while the Cornhuskers don’t have any wins yet under the first-year coach, he does have hope. SENT: 730 words.

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