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Robbery

Bank Held Up by Two Masked Men

Employees at a Great Western Bank branch in southeast Lincoln were forced to lie on the ground by two masked men this morning…who demanded money. Employees say the two men entered the bank shortly before nine. They didn’t display any guns…but police say the suspects had their hands in their pockets. Police Captain Jeri Roeder…read more »

MOSQUITO

Mosquito Pool Tests Positive For West Nile Virus In Lancaster County

A mosquito pool in Lancaster County tests positive for West Nile Virus. Lincoln Lancaster County Environmental Health Supervisor Chris Schroeder tells KLIN News that it means that folks should take precaution. A news release from the Department of Health and Human Services offers these suggestions: Wear long-sleeved shirts, socks, and long pants to prevent mosquito…read more »

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Supreme Court Issues Online Sales Tax Ruling

Nebraska Retail Federation President Jim Otto calls today’s Supreme Court ruling that says states can force online shoppers to pay sales tax is great news for Nebraska’s brick and mortar retailers. Otto tells KLIN News that our local retailers have been put at an least seven percent disadvantage because they had to collect local sales…read more »