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Breon Dixon granted waiver, can play for Huskers in 2018

Nebraska outside linebacker and Ole Miss transfer Breon Dixon was granted a waiver by the NCAA on Thursday and will be able to play in the 2018 season. Dixon transferred to Nebraska in January. He played safety during his freshman year last season, but worked at outside linebacker this spring. Outside linebackers coach Jovan Dewitt…read more »

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Husker basketball secures third commitment for 2018 class

The Nebraska men’s basketball team picked up a 2018 point guard commit on Thursday. Point guard Amir Harris from Hagerstown, Maryland became the third member of the Huskers’ 2018 class. Harris is 6-foot-5, and a consensus three-star prospect. He was a former Rhode Island commit, but reopened his recruitment in October. Harris’ only official visits…read more »

University Criticized for Handling of Campus Confrontation

University criticized for handling of campus confrontation Eds: APNewsNow. LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) – A major professors association has criticized the University of Nebraska-Lincoln for its handling of a confrontation between a university lecturer and a student recruiting for a conservative group. The American Association of University Professors said in a report issued Thursday that the…read more »

Primary Campaigns Shift Efforts for Nebraska Early Voters

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) – Nebraska campaign organizers and political parties are shifting strategy to meet the rising number of early voters before this month’s primary election. The Omaha World-Herald reports that about 44,000 Nebraska residents as of Tuesday had voted early for the May 15 election. State figures show about 38,000 residents have submitted ballots…read more »

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Three Lincoln Residents Are Victims Of Internet Scams

Lincoln residents are again being warned to be leery of internet scams.  Lincoln Police Officer Angela Sands reports that three more Lincoln residents fell victim to such scams. A 52 year old man reported being bilked out of almost two thousand dollars after he tried to sell his Mustang on Craig’s list. He received a…read more »

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Arrests In Human Trafficking Operation Linked to Internet Webites

Numerous arrests and up to 3 million dollars in assets are confiscated in a year-long, multi-agency, investigation of international human trafficking across the Midwest. Lancaster County Sheriff Terry Wagner says the investigation focused on the use of internet based websites such as Backpage and City Vibe, which offered erotic message and escort services of Asian…read more »