Nebraska Property Tax Bill Likely Stuck In Committee

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) – A measure designed to reduce Nebraska property tax bills appears to be stuck in a legislative committee as its supporters focus on a ballot petition drive. The Revenue Committee considered the proposal during an executive session Tuesday but did not bring it up for a vote. Sen. Jim Smith of Papillion,…read more »


Nebraska Bill To Prevent Tax Increase Clears Key Hurdle

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) – A bill designed to prevent federal tax changes from triggering a tax increase in Nebraska has cleared a key hurdle in the Legislature. Members of the Revenue Committee voted 7-0 on Tuesday to advance the measure for debate in the full Legislature. Nebraska taxpayers could end up paying more to the…read more »

Four People Killed In I-80 Collision

UTICA, Neb. (AP) – Authorities blame speed and a slippery pavement for a collision between a pickup truck and a semitrailer that killed four people on Interstate 80 in eastern Nebraska. The crash was reported around 7:15 a.m. Tuesday between the Waco and Utica exits, hampering westbound traffic. Lt. Paul Vrbka with the York County…read more »

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Huskers, Watson aim for quick turn around against Hoosiers

  The Nebraska men’s basketball team (20-9, 11-5 Big Ten) will close out the regular season this week with two big games at Pinnacle Bank Arena. The first of those two is tonight. Nebraska will host Indiana at 8 p.m. The Hoosiers have been on a roll, winning their last four games in a row.…read more »


A Wild Party While the Parents Are Out of Town

Up to 200 mostly teenagers showed up for a party put on in southeast Lincoln by a 17 year old, whose parents were out of town at the time. Officer Angela Sands says a responding officer was injured in a scuffle with a fleeing 17 year old with beer cans in his pocket. He caused…read more »