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

December 14, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

UPCOMING TODAY:

DEATH PENALTY

WASHINGTON _ Three states resumed executions of death row inmates in 2018 after long breaks, but nationwide, executions remained near historic lows this year, according to an annual report on the death penalty released Friday. By Jessica Gresko. SENT: 675 words, photo.

FROM AP MEMBERS:

FARMER TRADE WOES

OMAHA _ Farmers who are losing money because of the trade war between the United States and China say they need more certainty on trade so they can recover lost income and plan for next year. Their comments were made during the annual Farmer2Farmer Convention hosted this week in Omaha. UPCOMING: 275 words.

IN BRIEF:

SCOTTSBLUFF MONUMENT EXPANSION _ Officials at Scotts Bluff National Monument have broken ground for a visitor center expansion and renovation project.

WRONGFUL TERMINATION LAWSUIT _ A former Madison city employee alleges in a lawsuit that she lost her job because she supported a recall effort against Mayor Al Brandl.

PEDESTRIAN STRUCK-LAWSUIT _ The mother of a 33-year-old Lincoln woman who was critically injured in May while crossing a street is suing the driver who hit her.

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