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Starry Nights This Weekend

The Lincoln People’s City Mission’s Starry Nights Christmas Tree Festival is this weekend. Executive Director Pastor Tom Barber tells KLIN News that the fund raising event is a crucial help when giving often starts tapering off in January. Pastor Tom says that organizations pay for professional designers to put together 25 gorgeous Christmas trees that…read more »

Slowing Predicted for Nebraska’s Economy

Economic growth is expected to slow in Nebraska during the second quarter according to the latest University of Nebraska Lincoln Economic Indicator Survey. UNL Bureau of Business Research Director Eric Thompson tells KLIN News that a rising U.S. dollar is putting pressure on Nebraska exporters in agriculture and manufacturing. Thompson says that building permits for…read more »

Student Veterans From Nebraska and Iowa March To Raise Awareness of Veteran Suicide

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) – Student veterans from Nebraska and Iowa have joined together in a nine-day march to raise awareness of veteran suicide ahead of a football game between the two universities. The Omaha World-Herald reports that the student veteran organizations at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and University of Iowa organized the 347-mile (almost 560-kilometer)…read more »

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Diaco hopes for strong finish against alma mater

By Tommy Rezac Bob Diaco said after Tuesday’s practice that “the people of Nebraska will recognize this Iowa team,” saying they look similar to any other Iowa team from years past. Nebraska fans certainly remember the 2016 version of Iowa, especially its offense. The Hawkeyes had three explosive plays for 208 yards in the first…read more »

Nebraska Organizations Urge Strengthening Of Programs that Fight Hunger

On this week of Thanksgiving…a group of Nebraska organizations are urging Nebraska’s elected officials to strengthen food security programs like the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). Nebraska Voices for Children spokeswoman Julia Tse tells KLIN News that alot of children in Nebraska are experiencing hunger. Tse says a recent report shows SNAP lifts 34,000 Nebraskans…read more »