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Nebraska County To Seek State Help Paying $28.1 Million Dollar Judgment

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) – Residents of a small Nebraska county that owes $28.1 million to six people wrongfully convicted of a 1985 rape and murder will seek a bailout from the state now that their appeals are nearly exhausted, but some lawmakers aren’t interested in helping them avoid a big property tax increase. Community leaders…read more »

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Jurgens to Transition to Offensive Line

“Anyone that can throw a shot put farther than I did has a soft spot in my heart,” Scott Frost said during Nebraska’s weekly news conference on Monday. The player Frost was referring to was Cameron Jurgens, a freshman from Beatrice, Nebraska. Jurgens was ranked as a four start tight end coming out of high…read more »

World War II Servicemen’s Remains Identified

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) – The remains of a Nebraska sailor who died at Pearl Harbor and a Nebraska soldier killed during a World War II battle in Germany have been identified and are being returned for final burial. Pentagon officials say 19-year-old Bernard Doyle died Dec. 7, 1941, aboard the battleship USS Oklahoma when the…read more »


Arrest Made in Late Night Arson

An arrest has been made in last Friday’s arson of a house, barn, and garage just outside city limits near the intersection 56th and Yankee Hill. An investigation between the Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office, the Nebraska State Fire Marshal’s Office and the Lincoln Bureau of Fire Prevention, determined the fires were deliberately set. Sheriff’s deputies…read more »


Despite Offensive Outbursts, the Huskers Come Up Short

“I’m proud of our team right now,” a surprisingly upbeat Scott Frost said after the game. “I told the team [that] sometimes when you’re sick; you really got to puke it out.” The metaphor, though accurate as it may be, doesn’t make one associate Nebraska football with positivity. But that’s exactly what Frost is espousing…read more »