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.

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TOP STORIES:

YOUTH CENTER FENCE — Nebraska officials plan to install a permanent fence around Kearney's Youth Rehabilitation and Treatment Center campus in an attempt to stop high-risk youths from escaping. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 250 words.

IN BRIEF:

FEEDING OPERATIONS PENALIZED — Federal regulators have reached settlements with two northeast Nebraska livestock feeders accused of violating the Clean Water Act.

BUFFETT INVESTMENTS — Billionaire Warren Buffett says stocks remain attractive investments even at today's high prices when compared to bonds or real estate.

MAN ELECTROCUTED — Police say a Lincoln man who was trimming trees in his south Lincoln backyard has been electrocuted.

DATABASE DISPUTE — A federal jury in Omaha has awarded Infogroup Inc. nearly $54 million in a lawsuit that accused its ousted founder of stealing confidential information.

DEATH PENALTY-NEBRASKA — Two pharmaceutical manufacturers have dropped a lawsuit that sought to prevent Nebraska from using their drugs in a lethal injection.

THEFT FROM FATHER — A former police sergeant has been accused of stealing money from his father in western Nebraska.

DOG IN KENNEL SHOT — A man has been imprisoned for fatally shooting his girlfriend's dog in northwest Nebraska.

DRUG SEIZURE — Authorities say state troopers arrested two men and seized various drugs after a traffic stop of a semitrailer along Interstate 80 in south-central Nebraska.

SPORTS:

FBC--BIG TEN-CALLOW QUARTERBACKS

In an earlier time, a true freshman starting quarterback wasn't necessarily unthinkable, but it certainly was an outlier. Not so much anymore. Three of the Big Ten's six new starters were in high school a year ago. By College Football Writer Eric Olson. SENT: 870 words, photos.

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