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Disabled Nebraskans Protected In Custody Cases With New Law

Governor Ricketts signs a new law protecting Nebraskans with disabilities in custody cases. The proposal prohibits courts from denying legal or physical custody of children based upon the disability of one of the parents. Sponsor Senator Tom Briese says it is critical to ensure that the best interest of children is always the number one…read more »

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Economic Slowing Predicted

The leading economic indicator is up again in Nebraska…but the increase has been slowing in recent months. UNL Bureau of Business Research Director Eric Thompson tells KLIN News their latest indicator predicts economic growth will be slowing ahead. Trade tensions between the United States and China continue to escalate with threats from President Trump of…read more »

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Nebraska Advances Execution Plans Despite Secrecy Concerns

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) – Nebraska officials are forging ahead with their effort to execute the state’s longest-serving death-row inmate without disclosing where they obtained lethal injection drugs, despite a judge’s order this week to identify their supplier. The Nebraska attorney general appealed the judge’s ruling on Tuesday as it pushes in a separate case to…read more »

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Woman Suffers Life-Threatening Injuries In Morning Crash

A 52 year old woman suffers life-threatening injuries when her car slammed into the back of a semitrailer in northeast Lincoln this morning. The semi driver was not hurt. Officer Angela Sands says investigators suspect drugs were involved in the crash near 56th and Arbor.  Sands says that investigators found meth and drug paraphernalia in…read more »

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Mayor Beutler Expresses Views On DACA Proposal Before City Council

There will be a week’s delay on city council action on a proposed resolution supporting so called “Dreamers” or children brought into the country illegally. Mayor Beutler indicated to KLIN’s Jack Mitchell on LNK Today that he sees it as more of a national issue. Mayor Beutler says overall Lincoln tends to focus on issues…read more »

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Governor Ricketts: Secure the Border, Keep Families and Children Together

Governor Ricketts wades in on the Administration policy of separating children from their families at the border with Mexico. Ricketts says that despite misinformation and propaganda …one thing is clear: Children should not be separated from their families. Governor Ricketts says the previous catch-and-release was unacceptable because it made our border problem worse, but it…read more »