Governor Ricketts Pitches ‘Work In Progress’ Tax Package to Senators

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) – Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts is pitching his property and income tax plan to lawmakers while acknowledging that the package still needs some work. Ricketts presented a legislative committee with a new version of his proposal Wednesday that would provide income tax credits to resident homeowners and agricultural landowners. The new proposal…read more »

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Two Huskers hospitalized after winter workout, both return to team

  Nebraska wide receiver Tyjon Lindsey and defensive lineman Dylan Owen were hospitalized after a winter workout, but have been released and returned to the team. Head coach Scott Frost first reported the news to theĀ Lincoln Journal StarĀ on Tuesday morning. Lindsey and Owen were both treated for rhabdomyolysis. Lindsey was hospitalized for three days and…read more »

New Health Care Company Started by Industry Giants

Shares in health care companies took a big hit in trading Tuesday following word that Amazon, Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway and the New York bank JP Morgan Chase are teaming up to create a health care company “free from profit-making incentives and constraints.” UNL Economist Eric Thompson tells KLIN News that is not surprising. He…read more »

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Darlington no longer with the Husker Football program

  Nebraska receiver, holder and backup quarterback Zack Darlington won’t be with the Nebraska Football program in 2018, as first reported by 247 Sports on Tuesday. Darlington started his Husker career as a quarterback, moved to wide receiver and found a role as the team’s holder at the start of 2016. An Apopka, FL native,…read more »

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Two Arrested In Connection With Missing Man

Two Lincoln men are arrested in connection with a missing 35 year old Lincoln man, who police believe is dead. Phillip Madlock was reported missing by his family in July after they were unable to reach him for two weeks. Police arrested 36 year old Dominic Aguirre for 2nd Degree Murder …and 35 year old…read more »


House Total Loss from Fire

Fire destroys a home this morning on South Ninth Street. Battalion Chief Leo Benes told reporters on the scene that a passerby reported heavy flames in the basement. Benes says that as firefighters made entry they had collapse in the back and so they pulled fire fighters back into a stictly defensive operation. Battalion Chief…read more »