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

November 20, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.

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

TOP STORIES:

DIVERSITY OFFICER-UNIVERSITY — The University of Nebraska-Lincoln has named a Utah college administrator as its first vice chancellor for diversity and inclusion. It’s a hiring that some see as a waste of taxpayer money and others see as a vital step toward addressing diversity issues at Nebraska’s largest university system campus. SENT: 380.

IN BRIEF:

LINCOLN COUNTY FATALITY — Authorities have arrested a man suspected of driving drunk when his passenger jumped out of the vehicle in western Nebraska and died.

SPORTS:

BKC--HALL OF FAME CLASSIC

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The third-place game and the championship of the Hall of Fame classic features Nebraska, Missouri State, Southern California and Texas Tech. By Dave Skretta. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game 1 starts 6 p.m.; Game 2 starts 8:30 p.m.

FBC--IOWA-FERENTZ

IOWA CITY, Iowa — The Hawkeyes, fresh off a 63-0 win at Illinois, prepare to host Nebraska. By Luke Meredith: UPCOMING: 550 words, photos by 6 p.m.

SPORTS IN BRIEF:

BKC--NEBRASKA-BETHUNE-COOKMAN — Nebraska-Omaha plays Bethune-Cookman at Moore Gymnasium.

BKC--T25-CAYMAN ISLAND CLASSIC — The Latest on each game as eight teams meet in the Cayman Island Classic. Teams: Akron Zips (MAC), Boise State Broncos (MW), No. 19 Clemson Tigers (ACC), Creighton Bluejays (Big East), Georgia Bulldogs (SEC) Georgia State Panthers (Sun Belt), Illinois State Redbirds (MVC), St. Bonaventure Bonnies (A 10). UPCOMING: 150-word updates on each of four games.

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