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

May 1, 2019

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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

MIDWEST ECONOMY

OMAHA _ A new report says an April survey of business supply managers suggests there will be solid economic growth over the next three to six months in nine Midwest and Plains states. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 300 words by noon.

XGR--NEBRASKA LEGISLATURE

LINCOLN _ The Associated Press is monitoring developments in the Nebraska Legislature. Story on merits.

LGBTQ CHURCH RULES PROTEST _ Eight middle-school students have decided against joining an Omaha Methodist church in protest of the denomination’s longtime ban on same-sex marriage and gay clergy. UPCOMING: 300 words.

IN BRIEF:

OFFICER-INVOLVED SHOOTING-LINCOLN _ A man shot while trying to flee officers in Lincoln has been imprisoned.

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