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

August 10, 2018

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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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



LINCOLN — A federal judge in Nebraska could rule Friday on a German pharmaceutical company’s attempt to temporarily prevent the state from using its drugs in an execution that’s scheduled to take place next week. By Grant Schulte. UPCOMING: 500 words by 6 p.m.


FLYER COMING HOME — The remains of a World War II flyer were finally buried with full military honors in his home state of Nebraska after 73 years in foreign soil. A military agency says the right remains were buried this time. UPCOMING: 325 words. Photos requested from Lincoln Journal Star.


911 CALL-LAWSUIT — The family of a woman who died while waiting nearly an hour for rescuers to find her Omaha home has filed a lawsuit against Douglas County and the city of Omaha.

POT SEIZURE — Authorities say York County deputies seized 62 pounds (28 kilograms) of marijuana after an Interstate 80 traffic stop.

JUVENILE JUSTICE CENTER — The Omaha Landmarks Heritage Preservation Commission has recommended local landmark status for a downtown building that could be torn down to make way for a new juvenile justice center.


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