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

April 4, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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:

SPRING FLOODING-WATER WOES

OMAHA _ Several communities along the Missouri River continue to struggle to restore drinking water service weeks after massive flooding disrupted life in the towns and caused significant damage. By Josh Funk. UPCOMING: 600 words.

XGR--NEBRASKA LEGISLATURE

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

FROM AP MEMBERS:

PENSION SYSTEM PROBLEMS _ The U.S. Department of Justice has launched an inquiry related to the Omaha Public Schools pension fund. UPCOMING: 300 words.

IN BRIEF:

LINCOLN FATAL _ Police say a woman died after the car she was driving rammed into a tree in east Lincoln.

DNA SCAM _ Nebraska authorities are warning people about a possible scam involving DNA cheek swabs for cancer checks.

POT SEIZURE _ A California man caught hauling marijuana through Nebraska has been given jail time and probation.

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