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

January 10, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.



LINCOLN _ Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts will take the oath of office Thursday for a second and final term. The Republican governor will address lawmakers after his swearing-in ceremony at the Capitol. By Grant Schulte. UPCOMING: 500 words by 5 p.m., photos.


VETERANS APARTMENTS _ A vacant former college dormitory south of downtown Omaha would be renovated into 60 apartments for homeless or nearly homeless veterans under a plan presented to the Omaha planning board. UPCOMING: 275 words.


SIBLINGS LOCKED IN ROOM _ A northeast Nebraska couple are accused of locking their children in a bedroom of their home and letting them out only to use a bathroom.

SHELTER WORKER-SEX CHARGE _ An Iowa woman accused of having sex with a teenage boy staying at the Child Saving Institute shelter in Omaha has been sent to prison.



LINCOLN _ Nebraska looks to bounce back from two straight road losses when Penn State visits. The Nittany Lions have lost all four of their Big Ten games. By Eric Olson. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game starts 8 p.m.


BKC--NEBRASKA-OMAHA-NORTH DAKOTA _ Nebraska-Omaha plays North Dakota at Betty Engelstad Sioux Center.


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