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

November 16, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.


RIVERFRONT DEVELOPMENT — A downtown pedestrian mall could close in just four months to make way for the sweeping plan to redo part of Omaha’s downtown and riverfront into more accessible and activity-filled public spaces. UPCOMING: 275 words.


LANDLORD BRIBERY CHARGES — An Omaha landlord accused of bribing an Omaha Housing Authority inspector has been fined $20,000 after making a plea agreement with federal prosecutors.

HASTINGS EMBEZZLEMENT — A woman is accused of embezzling nearly $250,000 from her employer in Hastings.



LINCOLN — Nebraska’s offense has generated more than 450 yards in seven straight games, something not even the powerhouse Tom Osborne teams of the 1990s did. If the Cornhuskers put up the same numbers Saturday against Michigan State’s stout defense, it will be another sign first-year coach Scott Frost’s up-tempo spread option is a force in the Big Ten just as it was when he was at Central Florida in the American Athletic Conference. By Eric Olson. SENT: 780 words, photos.


BKC--NEBRASKA-OMAHA-COLORADO — Nebraska-Omaha plays Colorado at Coors Events Center.


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