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

April 5, 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.

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SOCIAL STUDIES STANDARDS _ Proposed academic standards for teaching social studies in Nebraska would require public school students to learn how to manage money and would encourage them to look at history from multiple perspectives. SENT: 270 words.


SPRING FLOODING-NEBRASKA-RED TAGS _ Nearly 600 residences in the eastern Nebraska communities of Bellevue and Fremont have been ruled uninhabitable.

XGR--NEBRASKA DHHS _ Nebraska lawmakers have confirmed Gov. Pete Ricketts’ appointee to lead the state Department of Health and Human Services.

KIDNAPPING-GRAND ISLAND _ A third person is going to prison for the kidnapping and beating of a Grand Island man.

DEAD CATTLE _ Authorities say more than 200 cattle carcasses and more than 200 cattle in poor condition were found on a property in southern Nebraska’s Fillmore County.



MINNEAPOLIS _ Jack Hoiberg passed up a Division I golf scholarship to join Michigan State’s storied program as a walk-on. Next season, his father, Fred Hoiberg, will be an opposing coach in the Big Ten with Nebraska. The Hoiberg family has quite the rich history in the sport. By Dave Campbell. UPCOMING: 500 words, photos, by 4 p.m.


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