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

March 12, 2019

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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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



LINCOLN _ The Associated Press is monitoring developments in the Nebraska Legislature. Story on merits.


AK-47 BANDIT _ A Montana man dubbed the AK-47 bandit and accused of holding up banks in several states has pleaded guilty to robbing a bank in Nebraska. SENT: 130 words, photo. UPCOMING: 325 words.


DAY CARE THEFT _ A May 6 sentencing has been scheduled for a woman who’s been accused of stealing more than $30,000 from a North Platte day care.

WINTER WEATHER-NEBRASKA _ The National Weather Service is posting blizzard warnings for the Nebraska Panhandle and other parts of western Nebraska.

CRASH VICTIM _ Authorities say a western Nebraska man died at a hospital after his vehicle crashed.


BKC--NEBRASKA-OMAHA-NORTH DAKOTA ST _ The Mavs take on North Dakota State for the Summit League title and an automatic bid for the NCAA tournament. Game time 8 p.m. in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.


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