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AP-NE--Nebraska News Digest 3:35 pm, NE

June 9, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

AROUND THE STATE:

COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIP-UNIVERSITY

LINCOLN — A Lincoln community center and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln are partnering to offer new programming, starting with a nutrition education series. SENT: 245 words.

EXCHANGES:

EXCHANGE-WILLA CATHER

BLADEN — Walking the brick streets of Red Cloud, listening to the wind blow through the prairie grasses and watching the birds fly overhead are all part of what Willa Cather fans love when they make the pilgrimage to south-central Nebraska. By Shay Burk, Hastings Tribune. SENT: 785 words, photos.

EXCHANGE-HARLEY MEMORIES

LINCOLN — Before he and his wife sold their sprawling store and retired three months ago, Dave Fischer spent more than three decades selling Harley-Davidsons. By Peter Salter, Lincoln Journal Star. SENT: 1,435 words, photo.

IN BRIEF:

— FATAL DOWNTOWN OMAHA SHOOTING — Police have arrested a man in connection to a downtown Omaha shooting that left one woman dead and six others with gunshot wounds.

— BELLEVUE CONFESSION — The body of a Bellevue woman whose husband confessed to police that he killed her has been found in the Missouri River.

— ELKHORN RIVER CLOSURES — High water levels have shut down all public access sites to the Elkhorn River until further notice.

— TOXIC ALGAE ALERT — State health and environment officials have issued a health alert for toxic blue-green algae at Kirkman’s Cove near Humboldt in the southeastern corner of Nebraska.

— FORT’S MARKET — The fourth annual Fort’s Market at Fort Robinson State Park will feature arts, crafts and music.

SPORTS:

BBC--NCAA Super Regionals Rdp

Top performance and highlights from the NCAA Tournament super regionals. Four of the best-of-three series start, with the other four playing Game 2s. By Eric Olson. UPCOMING: 750 words, photos, by 9 p.m.

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