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

August 1, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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:

MIDWEST ECONOMY

OMAHA — Economic growth is still slowing in nine Midwestern and Plains states amid trade and tariff disputes, according to a monthly survey report released Wednesday. SENT: 295 words.

With:

— MIDWEST ECONOMY-GLANCE

AROUND THE STATE:

UNIVERSITY BARNSTORMING — University of Nebraska-Lincoln officials have been barnstorming across the state in an effort to connect with supporters, alumni and prospective students. SENT: 130 words, photo. UPCOMING: 300 words.

IN BRIEF:

MISSING WOMAN-LINCOLN — Prosecutors are seeking the death penalty for the second of two people accused of killing a Lincoln woman, dismembering her and dumping her remains in southeast Nebraska field.

PROSECUTOR CHARGED — A former Sarpy County prosecutor accused of domestic assault has been given 18 months of probation.

WORKPLACE ACCIDENT-COLUMBUS — Authorities say one worker was killed and several others were injured in an accident at a Columbus manufacturing plant.

FATAL LINCOLN SHOOTING — Authorities have released the name of a woman who was fatally shot in her north Lincoln home.

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