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

April 3, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.



COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa _ The governors of Iowa, Missouri and Nebraska will meet with the Corps of Engineers and Federal Emergency Management Agency officials before holding a news conference in Council Bluffs, Iowa. By Margery A. Beck. Eds: AP Photos planned.


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


SPRING FLOODING-NEBRASKA GUARD CAMP _ On St. Patrick’s Day weekend, a violent chute of water raged through a gash in the levee that for decades protected the Nebraska National Guard’s main training site from the Platte River. Floodwaters surged into classrooms, barracks and offices, wrecking furniture and tools and leaving a muddy watermark 5 feet high on inside walls. UPCOMING: 325 words. Photos requested from the Omaha World-Herald.


LINCOLN WOMAN KILLED _ An October trial has been scheduled for a woman accused of helping to kill and dismember a Lincoln resident.

CHAPPELL STABBING _ A woman accused of stabbing to death a man in the Nebraska Panhandle has pleaded not guilty.

VETERANS SERVICE-EMBEZZLEMENT _ A former Morrill County veterans service officer has been given probation and jail time for stealing from his agency’s account.

JAILER ASSAULTED _ Authorities say an inmate assaulted a corrections officer at the Keith County Jail in Ogallala.


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