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

May 22, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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:

COUNTY TREASURER REMOVED _ A former western Nebraska county treasurer who was ousted by county commissioners has blasted the board for her removal. SENT: 310 words.

IN BRIEF:

POLICE CHIEF QUITS _ A northeast Nebraska police chief has resigned after questions were raised about what he said were years of service in the U.S. Marines.

SEVERE WEATHER-NEBRASKA _ Authorities say two tornado sightings have been reported in southeast Nebraska.

SPORTS:

BBC--BIG TEN TOURNAMENT

OMAHA _ The Big Ten Tournament opens at TD Ameritrade Park. 150 words on each game.

BBC--B10-Maryland-Illinois, 9 a.m.

BBC--B10-Ohio St-Michigan, 1 p.m.

BBC--B10-Iowa-Indiana, 5 p.m.

BBC--B10-Nebraska-Minnesota, 9 p.m.

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