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Nebraska’s Three Catholic Dioceses Being Investigated by the Attorney General’s Office

All three of Nebraska’s Catholic diocese are being investigated by the Attorney General’s office. The Omaha World Herald reports Attorney General Doug Peterson is asking all three of Nebraska’s diocese for 40 years worth of records concerning abuse allegations. The request covers reports of sexual exploitation, including child pornography. A Lincoln Diocese spokesperson confirms the…read more »

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September Could Set Weather Record

No question about it…..September has been exceptionally wet…but  University of Nebraska Lincoln Climatologist Ken Dewey tells KLIN’s Jack Mitchell on LNK Today that we should be in for a break. Dewey says that the forecast heading into the weekend looks more promising then last weekend when the Cornhuskers-Akron game had to be cancelled because of…read more »

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Bat Counts Are Up In Lincoln

So far ten bats have tested positive for rabies in the Lincoln area…up over the the four or five that test positive most years. Lincoln Lancaster County Communicable Disease Program Supervisor Tim Timmons tells KLIN News that bats are particularly active in August and September. Timmons says they recommend residents try to contain the bat…read more »

Omaha Archdiocese To Share Investigative Records On Priests

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) – The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Omaha intends to cooperate with the Nebraska attorney general’s request to review its investigative records. Archbishop George Lucas received Attorney General Doug Peterson’s request Tuesday for records that go back to Jan. 1, 1978. The archdiocese talking to Peterson’s office about further defining the scope of…read more »

Charges Dropped In Death Of Nebraska Army Sergeant

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) – Charges against a man accused of killing a soldier visiting Omaha relatives have been dropped because the state’s key witness has backed out of testifying. The Omaha World-Herald reports that 27-year-old Larry Goynes was released from the Douglas County Jail on Tuesday after the County Attorney’s Office dismissed a first-degree murder…read more »

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Athletic Director Bill Moos Holds Impromptu Press Conference

After practice this morning, Nebraska athletic director Bill Moos took to the stand today to help clear up the confusion after the Akron game was cancelled last Saturday. “I’ve always prided myself in being accessible to the media,” Moos said. “I wasn’t hiding under the bed, but I am afraid of lightning,” Moos quipped. In…read more »