BC-NE--Nebraska News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am, NE
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Nebraska News Editor Scott McFetridge also can be reached at 515-243-3281 or email@example.com.
A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.
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LINCOLN _ The Nebraska Supreme Court is expected to rule Friday in a lawsuit arguing that the Legislature’s 2015 vote to abolish the death penalty invalidates the sentences of the state’s current death-row inmates, even though voters later overturned that repeal. By Grant Schulte. UPCOMING: 500 words by 2 p.m.
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RUNWAY PROJECT-OFFUTT _ Aircraft from Nebraska’s Offutt Air Force Base will start flying out of Lincoln Airport by the end of the year so the base’s runway can be replaced. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 275 words.
AIRPORT IMPROVEMENTS _ Lincoln Airport has hired a Minneapolis architectural firm to design terminal improvements that would allow switching to a single security checkpoint.
INMATE DIES _ A grand jury has found no criminal wrongdoing by Scotts Bluff County authorities in the death of a jail inmate.
SPORTS IN BRIEF:
BKC--BUTLER-CREIGHTON _ Butler plays Creighton at CHI Health Center Omaha.
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