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Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office Seizes $1.9-Million In THC Vape Cartridges, THC Shatter And More; Oregon Man Arrested

Almost $2-Million in narcotics are seized by the Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office. Authorities say sheriff’s deputies contacted an unoccupied vehicle at a gas station on NW 48th and O st yesterday morning and began a criminal investigation. An LSO-K9 was deployed and alerted deputies to the presence of narcotics. A search turned up 3000 THC…read more »

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Nebraska Tax Collections Above Projections In August

 LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska state government collected more tax revenue than expected in August. The state Department of Revenue announced Friday that the state received a net total of $462 million last month, which is nearly 5% higher than its official forecast of $441 million. The department says net sales-and-use and miscellaneous taxes came…read more »

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State Studying Tri-Cities Bus Service

Nebraska is studying the possibility of a bus service linking Grand Island, Hastings and Kearney in south-central Nebraska. The Nebraska Transportation Department has planned public meetings in each city to review and discuss project needs, gaps and strategies. The study is part of Nebraska’s Mobility Management program, which seeks to coordinate and improve transportation options.…read more »

Inmate Donald Waldner

Inmate Dies at DEC

55-year old inmate Donald Waldner died Wednesday,  September 11, 2019 at the Diagnostic and Evaluation Center (DEC). His sentence began on September 17, 1990. Waldner was serving a life sentence for two counts of first degree murder out of Colfax County. While the cause of death has not been determined, Waldner was being treated for…read more »

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Companies Are Making It Harder For Kids To Rent Their Scooters

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) – Two companies are making it harder for kids to rent their electric scooters in Omaha. Spin and Lime officials say they’re requiring people to use driver’s licenses to verify their ages before renting the battery-powered scooters. The change comes after a 9-year-old boy was seriously injured Tuesday when the scooter he…read more »