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

May 14, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

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LINCOLN — Nearly two years after Democrats lost their only seat in Nebraska’s congressional delegation, two candidates are clamoring for the chance to win it back in a general election that could see strong Democratic gains across the country. By Grant Schulte. UPCOMING: 675 words by 3 p.m.


HOMELESS COUNT — The Lincoln Homeless Coalition says the city’s homeless population has reduced by half since 2012. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 300 words.


OMAHA FIRE-MAN DIES — Authorities say a 70-year-old man has died in an Omaha apartment fire.

BUFFETT LUNCH AUCTION — Billionaire Warren Buffett is preparing to auction off another private lunch to raise money for a homeless charity in San Francisco.

STANTON COUNTY FATALITY — Authorities say a 22-year-old passenger died after a vehicle crashed off a road in northeast Nebraska.

GIRL ABDUCTED-LINCOLN — A judge has ruled competent for trial a man accused of abducting an 8-year-old Lincoln girl from her home and raping her in his garage.


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