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

May 23, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.



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


PLASTIC BAGS-LINCOLN _ Lincoln city leaders have expressed openness to regulating plastic shopping bags, but no proposals appear imminent following action on the issue in Omaha. UPCOMING: 300 words.


TEEN SEX CASE-TEACHER _ A former Hastings teacher accused of having sex with a teenage student and providing her alcohol has pleaded not guilty.

CONVENIENCE STORE SHOOTING _ A jury has found a 30-year-old man guilty of first-degree murder and two weapons crimes in Omaha.



OMAHA _ The Big Ten Tournament resumes at TD Ameritrade Park. 150 words on each game.

BBC--B10-Illinois-Michigan, 9 a.m.

BBC--B10-Indiana-Minnesota, 1 p.m.

BBC--B10-Maryland-Ohio State, 5 p.m.

BBC--B10-Iowa-Nebraska, 9 p.m.


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