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Nebraska proposal would give $1.1B in property tax relief

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ Nebraska property owners would get $1.1 billion worth of annual tax relief under a proposal that supporters say they'll push in the Legislature and as an initiative petition drive... Read More

Trustees express support for Doane University president

LINCOLN, Neb. - The Doane University board of trustees says it's standing firmly behind the school's president, who's under fire from some teachers. The teachers have asked the full faculty council for a no-confidence vote on President Jacques Car... Read More

Memo: Secret wait list kept for some Omaha VA appointments

OMAHA, Neb.  -- Documents say employees maintained a secret waiting list of veterans for some Omaha mental health appointments. The Omaha World-Herald reports that a compliance officer's memo to the director of the Department of Veterans Affairs'... Read More

Ride-hailing company drivers removed from Lincoln oversight

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ The Lincoln City Council has voted to remove drivers for ride-hailing companies from city requirements that taxi drivers must meet. The Lincoln Journal Star reports that the council voted 5-1 Monday to remove Uber, Lyft and ot... Read More

Sec. Gale asks to hear about school events honoring veterans

  LINCOLN – As teachers, principals and supervisors finalize plans for recognizing local veterans in their schools and classrooms, they are reminded by Secretary of State John Gale to share details of their activities with his office. In ex... Read More

Prison staff questioned in fire started by Nebraska inmate

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ Nebraska's inspector general for corrections is questioning prison workers' response to a fire started by an inmate. The Lincoln Journal Star reports that Inspector General Doug Koebernick said in a recent report that workers ... Read More

Seward County Sheriff's Office Net Two Significant Drug Stops Within Six Days

SEWARD, Neb. - On October 10, at approximately 12: 50 .pm., the Seward County K-9 Unit conducted a traffic stop on Interstate 80. During the traffic stop, the K-9 was able to smell an extremely strong marijuana odor. A consequent search discovered fi... Read More

Suspect charged in death of missing Peru State College student

Today, a complaint charging Joshua Keadle, 36, with first degree murder has been filed in the County Court of Nemaha County, Nebraska.  Keadle is charged with killing Tyler Thomas on or about December 3, 2010. Tyler Thomas, who was 26 years old a... Read More

The Great American Eclipse was big business for Nebraska

La Vista, Neb. (Oct. 17, 2017)— When the moon brought the state into darkness, Nebraska’s tourism industry was in the spotlight. Tuesday, the Nebraska Tourism Commission along with Lt. Governor Mike Foley announced the remarkable results of an e... Read More

Stolen truck from Cozad located near North Platte, juveniles arrested

Cozad, Ne. -- Two juveniles from eastern Nebraska are in custody and face felony charges in the theft of  a black Chevrolet one-ton pickup that the Dawson County Sheriff's Office reported as stolen early Tuesday morning near Cozad. The vehicle had a... Read More

Furnas County man arrested on child pornography

An Oxford man was taken into custody on October 12th, following the execution of search warrant at his residence by the Furnas County Sheriff's Office and Nebraska Attorney General's Office. Sheriff Kurt Kapperman says the investigation began on Sept... Read More