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AP-NE--Nebraska News Digest 4:15 pm, NE

November 17, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

AROUND THE STATE:

CLIMBING STRUCTURES

LINCOLN — Custom-designed outdoor climbing structures are among plans for improvements at the Children’s Museum in downtown Lincoln. SENT: 260 words.

EXCHANGES:

EXCHANGE-DEER CROSSING

LINCOLN — You’ve seen them — the yellow signs along the state’s rural roadways that warn of a deer crossing ahead. By Paul Hammel, Omaha World-Herald. SENT: 940 words, photos.

EXCHANGE-KID CARS

LINCOLN — Reagan Graham rolled into the west Lincoln warehouse in a wheelchair, but soon she was cruising in style. By Peter Salter, Lincoln Journal Star. SENT: 610 words, photos.

IN BRIEF:

— DOUGLAS COUNTY FATALITY — Eastern Nebraska officials have identified a woman killed in a head-on crash in Douglas County.

— ADOPTION DAY-NEBRASKA — National Adoption Day will be celebrated in several Nebraska cities this weekend.

— VIRUS THREAT NETWORK — The University of Nebraska Medical Center has joined a worldwide network composed of 29 countries combatting major threats from human viruses.

SPORTS:

FBC--MICHIGAN ST-NEBRASKA PREVIEW

LINCOLN — Barret Pickering kicked three field goals in the fourth quarter, the last one a 47-yarder with 5:13 left, as Nebraska came from behind to beat Michigan State 9-6 on Saturday. By College Football Writer Eric Olson. SENT: 435 words, photos.

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