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Omaha Residents Complain of Neo-Nazi Books In Neighborhood Little Free Libraries

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) – An anti-defamation group says it’s received hundreds of calls from Omaha residents upset over neo-Nazi books left in several Little Free Libraries. The Plains States Region of the Anti-Defamation League says dozens of neo-Nazi books were found in outdoor book exchanges across Omaha. They say they’re working with law enforcement to…read more »

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Nebraska Health and Services Department Sets New Goals

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) – The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services has unveiled a new set of goals for the current fiscal year as part of its annual business plan. The list announced Wednesday includes new initiatives to improve birth outcomes in Nebraska, address prescription opioid abuse and reduce turnover among child welfare workers.…read more »

Couple On Way To Lincoln Birth Center Deliver Baby In Vehicle

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) – A couple headed to a birthing center in Lincoln say they were stopped short by their new son. Margaret Markland told station KOLN on Tuesday that she and her husband, Cal, were on U.S. Highway 6 in northeast Lincoln when she told him to pull over. The baby was arriving. Cal…read more »

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Governor Takes Wait-And-See Approach After Sales Tax Ruling

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) – Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts is taking a wait-and-see approach on whether legislation is needed to begin collecting online sales taxes after a U.S. Supreme Court ruling. Ricketts said Wednesday he still doesn’t think legislation is necessary, but urged patience in the wake of the ruling that allows states to require that…read more »

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The Public Helps Identify A Suspect In Front Door Explosions

Tips from the public lead to the apprehension of a 17 year old suspect in the explosion of artillery shells on the front doors of two southeast Lincoln homes. Police Officer Angela Sands says that luckily no one was injured by the explosions that resulted in hundreds of dollars of damage to the front areas…read more »