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

May 8, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

UPCOMING TODAY:

XGR--NEBRASKA LEGISLATURE

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

FROM AP MEMBERS:

DAM FAILURE-DAMAGES _ People who suffered losses in March when the Spencer Dam failed in northern Nebraska have gotten more bad news: Nebraska law limits the liability of the dam’s owner. UPCOMING: 300 words.

IN BRIEF:

SPRING FLOODING _ As the Mississippi River continues to surge, flash flooding along Kansas creeks and streams is forcing people from their homes, closing roads and prompting schools to call off classes. Eds: Note Nebraska mention.

THAYER COUNTY SHOOTING _ Prosecutors have listed new charges and dropped old ones filed against a southeast Nebraska man accused of shooting two brothers — one fatally.

LINCOLN CITY ELECTIONS _ Another Democrat has been elected to lead the city of Lincoln.

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