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

September 20, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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:

CAMPUS POLICE ARMED — Campus police officers have begun carrying handguns at the University of Nebraska at Kearney, 44 years after college officials decided to disarm the force. SENT: 295 words.

IN BRIEF:

SQUALID APARTMENTS-REFUGEES — Social service agencies are scrambling to help up to 500 refugees who may have to find new places to live because of the squalid conditions in their north Omaha apartment complex.

YORK MAYOR RECALL — A city of York council member has filed a recall action against the city’s mayor.

SEX ASSAULT-GIRL — A Lincoln man has been imprisoned for another sexual assault.

ADAMS COUNTY FATALITIES — Authorities say two people have died after a collision in south-central Nebraska’s Adams County.

SPORTS:

FBC--BIG TEN THIS WEEK

Here’s what to watch in the Big Ten this week. By Eric Olson. SENT: 630 words, photos.

FBC--BIG TEN-DOWN YEAR

Less than a month into the college football season, the results haven’t been particularly good for the Big Ten. Traditional powers Wisconsin, Michigan and Michigan State have lost nonconference games. There are five unbeaten teams left in the league and No. 4 Ohio State plays at No. 10 Penn State on Sept. 29. By Tom Canavan. SENT: 710 words, photos.

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