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BC-NE--Nebraska News Digest 1 pm, NE

May 24, 2019

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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.

For up-to-the-minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org.

TOP STORIES:

OMAHA SEWAGE TREATMENT PLANT

OMAHA, Neb. _ Omaha’s sewage treatment plant is back online after severe flooding forced public works officials to shut it down and pump raw sewage into the Missouri River for a month. SENT: 275 words.

AROUND THE STATE:

CEO PAY-TOP PAID BY STATE

The top paid CEOs by state for 2018, as calculated by The Associated Press and Equilar, an executive data firm. SENT: 550 words.

IN BRIEF:

FERTILIZER PLANT FIRE _ Crews have contained a large fire at a Hastings fertilizer plant. With AP Photos.

INMATE DEATH-NEBRASKA _ Nebraska prison officials say a man serving a decades-long sentence for manslaughter has died in custody.

INMATE ESCAPE _ A handcuffed inmate escaped from the Dawson County Courthouse in Lexington but was quickly found a few blocks away.

SPORTS:

BBC--BIG TEN TOURNAMENT

OMAHA _ Inclement weather requires the Big Ten Tournament to play three games and complete another on Friday. 150 words on each game.

BBC-BIG TEN-OHIO ST-MARYLAND _ Seventh-seeded Ohio State advanced to the semifinals of the Big Ten Tournament by holding off Maryland 3-2 on Friday in the completion of a suspended game from Thursday night.

BBC--Big Ten-Iowa-Nebraska. Game starts one hour after completion of Ohio State-Maryland.

BBC--Big Ten-Ohio St/Maryland-Michigan. 4:30 p.m.

BBC--Big Ten-Iowa/Nebraska-Minnesota. 8:30 p.m.

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