Nebraska Lawmakers Advance New Business Tax Incentives

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) – Lawmakers have advanced a proposal to replace Nebraska’s largest tax incentive for businesses with a newer program despite concerns from some who want to focus first on property taxes. The bill won first-round approval Wednesday on a 29-5 vote after supporters overcame a legislative filibuster. The proposal by Sen. Mark Kolterman,…read more »


Lincoln Man Bilked Out Of $40,000

A 67 year old Lincoln man was bilked out of over $40,000 in an online scam. He told police that when he tried to get out of a service he had signed up for two-years ago from AIB Merchant Services…he was told there was a $1,600 cancellation fee. The victim later discovered that instead $16,000…read more »

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Preliminary Recommendations For New Schools In Lincoln

Two new schools serving kindergarten through eighth grade are among the preliminary committee recommendations. The Superintendent’s Facility Advisory Committee is also recommending three new elementary schools and two smaller high schools as part of a bond issue proposal to meet the city’s growing needs. The recommendations will have to be narrowed down to meet district…read more »


Huskers Look to Carry Late Season Momentum into Big 10 Tournament

A good showing in Omaha for the Big 10 Tournament this week could bolster Nebraska‚Äôs hopes of making the NCAA Tournament, however the Huskers have likely already secured a bid, at least according to the latest projections from D1baseball.com. Nebraska is projected as a No. 2 seed according to the site, in a Stillwater regional…read more »