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

December 21, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.



LINCOLN _ Attorneys for the man convicted of a 1988 double murder have filed a motion for a new trial in the case, alleging that new evidence shows that a different man is responsible and that their client’s former attorney is refusing to provide them with the client’s case file. By Grant Schulte. UPCOMING: 500 words by 2 p.m.


LINCOLN _ Nebraska Labor Department is scheduled to release November figures. UPCOMING: 325 words.


MESSAGE IN A BOTTLE _ A worker helping to restore the brick facade of what once was Omaha’s Union Station has found a memento not often seen in these landlocked parts: a message in a bottle. UPCOMING: 250 words.


TICKET SCHEME _ Authorities say a woman stole credit card information to buy Nebraska football tickets and sell them online.

NEBRASKA-FROST HOME BURGLARIZED _ A man has pleaded guilty to burglarizing the Lincoln home of Nebraska football coach Scott Frost.


BKC--NEBRASKA-OMAHA-RICE _ Nebraska-Omaha plays Rice at Tudor Fieldhouse. UPCOMING: 150 words, more on merit.


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