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Lincoln Man Convicted Of Child Sex Trafficking And Exploitation

After a three day trial, a federal jury convicted 33 year old Devin Ashford of Lincoln for sex trafficking of a minor, sex trafficking by force, fraud or coercion, production of child pornography and interstate transportation for prostitution. A number of victims testified that Ashford beat, starved and pushed cocaine on them to get them…read more »

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Confirmed COVID-19 Case At Southwest High School

 Lincoln Public Schools reports there is a confirmed positive case of COVID-19 at Southwest High School.  A message was sent to families as part of their protocol when there is a positive case. In addition to this message, LPS also sent a message to the Freshmen Football Team players who have been identified as close…read more »

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Nebraska Farm Bureau Pleased With Passage Of Property Tax Relief

Nebraska Farm Bureau Federation President Steve Nelson released this statement following the Legislature’s passage of LB 1107, the Property Tax Relief Bill. “Today is a good day for Nebraska taxpayers. We greatly appreciate the Legislature’s work to find compromise and deliver on providing property tax relief with the passage of LB 1107. A heart-felt thank…read more »


Nebraska Unemployment Claims Continue To Drop

The Nebraska Department of Labor announced today that there were 2,631 new regular unemployment claims filed last week, a decrease of 7.2 percent over the prior week when 2,838 claims were filed. There were 1,070 new Pandemic Unemployment Assistance claims filed last week compared to 1,150 the prior week, a decrease of 6.9 percent. The highest…read more »

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Man Stops Thief From Taking Co-worker’s Bike

On Wednesday, August 12, Lincoln Police were called to the Venue at 8:30 p.m. near 4111 Pioneer Woods Drive.  A man told officers he saw a man in the process of stealing a bicycle belonging to a co-worker.  The man confronted the suspect and told him to drop the bike.  At that time, the suspect…read more »


President of Bryan College of Health Sciences, will also serve as Executive President of Hastings College

Rich Lloyd, PhD will serve as executive president of Hastings College beginning September 1, 2020.  Lloyd assumes this role while remaining president of Bryan College of Health Sciences. Hastings College and Bryan College of Health Sciences have had prior conversations about a possible health care educational partnership in Hastings. A mutual goal of both colleges…read more »