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BC-NE--Nebraska News Digest 3:45 pm, NE

May 25, 2019

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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

AROUND THE STATE:

FOOD FESTIVALS-LINCOLN RESTAURANTS

LINCOLN _ A Lincoln restaurateur is planning what he describes as a farmers market of restaurants, bakeries and caterers. SENT: 275 words.

EXCHANGES:

EXCHANGE-DINNER CLUB’S DEMISE

LINCOLN_ At the Last Supper, they served citrus pesto salmon and tomato-topped salads in boat-shaped bowls. By Cindy Lange-Kubick, Lincoln Journal Star. SENT: 730 words, photo.

EXCHANGE-EDUCATION CENTER

OMAHA _ It’s not very often that you get to touch a dinosaur. By Marjie Ducey, Omaha World-Herald. SENT: 480 words.

IN BRIEF:

FLOODING-I-29 RAMPS CLOSED _ Only weeks after reopening in the wake of historic flooding along the Missouri River in March, Interstate 29 on and off ramps for Highway 2 in southwest Iowa have again closed due to flooding.

MUSEUM-SEARCH FOR TREE _ Just as summer is finally coming into view in Nebraska, an Omaha museum is kicking off its search for the perfect Christmas tree.

BOAT CLEANING STATION _ A boat cleaning station has been installed at Lewis and Clark State Recreation Area’s Weigand Marina in northern Nebraska.

SPORTS:

BBC-B10-NEBRASKA-MICHIGAN

OMAHA, Neb. _ Jordan Nwogu had three hits and knocked in four runs to help Michigan defeat Nebraska 18-8 in the Big Ten Tournament semifinal round on Saturday. SENT: 150 words. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos.

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