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Nebraska Takes Steps Against Opioid Addicition

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) – Gov. Pete Ricketts has signed into law a bill that gives Nebraska a proactive approach to the nationwide opioid epidemic. Ricketts said Wednesday the new law will ban minors from receiving more than a seven-day opioid supply, require doctors to talk with patients about the risk of addiction and require photo…read more »

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Senators Won’t Be Bullied

Flanked by supporting state senators..three female state senators said at a news conference in the state capitol that they will not be bullied by a bottle club that is upset by their legislative proposal regulating such establishments. The proposal would require bottle clubs to receive liquor licenses. State Senators Theresa Thibodeau and Patty Pansing Brooks…read more »

Nebraska Asks Court For Warrant To Execute Death Row Inmate

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) – Nebraska state officials have requested an execution warrant for the state’s longest-serving death-row inmate. Nebraska Attorney General Doug Peterson asked the state Supreme Court on Tuesday to grant an execution warrant for Carey Dean Moore, who was convicted of first-degree murder in the 1979 shooting deaths of two Omaha cab drivers.…read more »

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Copper Burglars Strike Again

Copper burglars strike again in the Lincoln area…this time removing copper piping from several air conditioning units outside Abbot Sports Complex, causing over $1,000 in damage. They also stole copper from sinks, toilets and water heaters in two unoccupied homes, along with causing extensive damage on the 3900 block of Everett and the 2700 block…read more »

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Stolen Puppy

A 19-year old woman hopes to get back her red and white American Bully puppy that was stolen from her apartment Monday. She tells police that the thief gained entry through an unlocked ground level window of her apartment on the 6600 block of Havelock Avenue. The 12 week old puppy named Harley and valued…read more »