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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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



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.




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.


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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