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

September 26, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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:

GUNS-STATE LEGISLATURES

An Associated Press review of all firearms-related legislation passed this year, encompassing the first full state legislative sessions since the Las Vegas attack, shows a decidedly mixed record. Gun-control bills did pass in a number of states, but the year was not the national game-changer that gun-control advocates had hoped it could be. By Ryan J. Foley. SENT: 1,915, photos. Eds: Note Nebraska mention. Shorter version also has moved.

With:

— GUNS-BUMP STOCKS

FROM AP MEMBERS:

GUN RIGHTS-CITY CODE — A judge has ruled that Lincoln can’t bar a man from possessing a firearm just because he’s been convicted of contributing to the delinquency of a minor. UPCOMING: 325 words.

IN BRIEF:

AMAZON-WHOLE FOODS DELIVERY — Amazon continues to expand delivery from its Whole Foods grocery stores, announcing new service in 10 cities while broadening delivery areas where it’s already operating. Eds: Note Nebraska mention.

LINCOLN WOMAN KILLED — A man accused of killing a Lincoln woman will be evaluated for his competence to stand trial.

CHILD PORNOGRAPHY CONVICTION — An eastern Iowa man has been given 50 years in prison for producing child pornography involving a prepubescent child and for trading child pornography. Eds: Note Nebraska mention.

POT ARRESTS-YORK COUNTY — Authorities arrested two people after nearly 60 pounds (27 kilograms) of marijuana was found in their vehicle after a traffic stop on Interstate 80 in eastern Nebraska.

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