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Family Pit-Bull Attacks Owner, Children; Still On the Loose

Lincoln Police are asking residents who encounter a two-year-old, white pit-bull terrier, last seen in the area of the 1700 block of N. 31st St., to not approach it and instead call animal control.  Officer Angela Sands tells KLIN News the terrier, who goes by Zeus, attacked its 25-year-old owner and her family around 1AM. It is unclear…read more »

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Vice President Pence Visits Nebraska

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) – Vice President Mike Pence is scheduled to appear at a campaign event for Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts. Pence will speak as a “special guest” during the dinner at the Omaha Marriott Downtown. Ricketts, a fellow Republican, is seeking a second term in the November general election. Pence is also slated to…read more »

State Capitol Vigil for DREAMers

Today nearly 3,400 young Nebraskans–commonly known as “DREAMers” face imminent threat as Congress has failed to act before the President’s March 5th deadline to end their legal protections. Nebraska Appleseed Director of Immigrants and Community Projects Darcy Tromanhauser tells KLIN News that Nebraska DREAMers make a difference every day across the state. Tromanhauser says Nebraska…read more »

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Flu Reports Still High In Lincoln

While the worst of the nation’s nasty flu season is finally over….the level of flu activity in Lincoln remains high. U.S. health officials say that the flu season apparently peaked nationally in early February and has been fading since then. However, flu activity continues to be widespread in Nebraska. The latest local surveillance shows hospital,provider…read more »

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Norfolk Catholic’s Ethan Piper commits to Huskers

#AllN #GBR 1 Corinthians 10:31 pic.twitter.com/00n7p9zWnx — Ethan Piper (@epipe71) March 5, 2018 The Nebraska football team landed its third commitment of the 2019 class on Monday morning. Norfolk Catholic defensive end Ethan Piper made his verbal commitment to the Huskers via Twitter. Piper said in a written statement that Husker Football is “the lifeblood…read more »

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Turnover Increases For Nebraska Prison Guards Despite Pay Increases

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) – Turnover is increasing among Nebraska prison guards despite the state’s efforts to improve pay. The Omaha World-Herald reports turnover increased to 34 percent among prison guards last year from the previous year’s 31 percent despite the state giving 7 percent pay increases to guards. State prison guards are often forced to…read more »