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Nebraska Fireworks Retailers Rush to Iowa

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - Nebraska fireworks retailers are scrambling into Iowa after the state's ban ended last month, brushing aside concerns that the new policy could hurt sales for their existing shops along the border. Retailers said they're excited to expand into the new market after former Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad signed a law last month to legalize bottle rockets, roman candles and other consumer fireworks. Read more...

2 Men Shot at Party

FORT CALHOUN, Neb. (AP) - Authorities say two young men have been shot at a party in eastern Nebraska. The shooting occurred early Sunday in rural Washington County, south of Fort Calhoun. Both men were taken to Omaha hospitals. Deputies say a 20-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of assault and use of a firearm. Read more...


Omaha Boy Drowns In Pool


Abbott Sports Complex in Danger of Closure

The Abbott Sports Complex is danger. The planning commmission recommends approval for a buyer's proposal to turn the privately owned property into an industrial center. UNL head volleyball Coach John Cook doesn't approve. Cook tells KLIN's Coby Mach on Drive Time Lincoln that the Abbott complex provides a great benefit for Nebraska youth and tearing down the facility will hurt young athletes from many different communities. Read more...

Daycare Worker Sentenced For Sexual Assault

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - An Omaha man has been imprisoned for sexually assaulting girls under 3 at day cares where he worked. Read more...