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Huskers overcome slow start, put Hoosiers away late

  By Tommy Rezac LINCOLN – Both teams started slow, but it was Nebraska (21-9, 12-5 Big Ten) that proved to be the more efficient team down the stretch, outlasting Indiana 66-57 on Tuesday night at Pinnacle Bank Arena in front of 15,177 fans. The first half was sluggish, with both teams combining for 16…read more »

2-20-18-apartment fire

Apartment Fire Damages Kitchen Unit

Lincoln Fire Fighters quickly put out a fire in an apartment near 56th and Highway 2 Tuesday afternoon.  The fire was contained to a kitchen unit in the complex. No one was injured.  The cause is under investigation.read more »


Huskers’ reliever Palkert out for the season

Junior Robbie Palkert will miss the remainder of the 2018 season, according to Nebraska baseball coach Darin Erstad, who made the announcement to the media before practice on Tuesday. Palkert, a right-handed reliever, threw the final three innings in Nebraska’s season-opening 8-3 win over UC Riverside on Friday to earn the save. Palkert came back…read more »


Nebraska Property Tax Bill Likely Stuck In Committee

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) – A measure designed to reduce Nebraska property tax bills appears to be stuck in a legislative committee as its supporters focus on a ballot petition drive. The Revenue Committee considered the proposal during an executive session Tuesday but did not bring it up for a vote. Sen. Jim Smith of Papillion,…read more »


Nebraska Bill To Prevent Tax Increase Clears Key Hurdle

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) – A bill designed to prevent federal tax changes from triggering a tax increase in Nebraska has cleared a key hurdle in the Legislature. Members of the Revenue Committee voted 7-0 on Tuesday to advance the measure for debate in the full Legislature. Nebraska taxpayers could end up paying more to the…read more »

Four People Killed In I-80 Collision

UTICA, Neb. (AP) – Authorities blame speed and a slippery pavement for a collision between a pickup truck and a semitrailer that killed four people on Interstate 80 in eastern Nebraska. The crash was reported around 7:15 a.m. Tuesday between the Waco and Utica exits, hampering westbound traffic. Lt. Paul Vrbka with the York County…read more »