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

May 9, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

UPCOMING TODAY:

XGR--NEBRASKA LEGISLATURE

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

FAKE HEIRESS

NEW YORK — The day of reckoning has arrived for the German con artist who passed herself off as a wealthy heiress and swindled tens of thousands of dollars from New York banks and hotels. By Jim Mustian. SENT: 350 words, photo. Eds: Note Nebraska mention.

FROM AP MEMBERS:

GAS PRICES LAWSUIT _ Closing arguments are being prepared by attorneys who jousted in court over allegations that six convenience stores along Interstate 80 in Nebraska posted misleading signs about prices. UPCOMING: 350 words.

IN BRIEF:

SQUALID APARTMENTS-REFUGEES _ An Omaha oversight board says the owner can rent out four apartments at a complex where hundreds of residents were forced out because of the squalid conditions.

LINCOLN WOMAN KILLED _ A judge has rejected a defendant’s motion to see any communications that might show whether Nebraska’s governor is behind the prosecutors’ decision to seek the death penalty for the defendant.

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