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Nebraska Adding YMCA Specialty License Plates

Nebraska drivers will soon be able to show support for their local YMCA’s by purchasing a specialized license plate.  YMCA’s across the state will be taking pre-orders for the plates from now through August 31. Those interested in submitting a pre-order will need to complete an Application for Organizational License Plates and submit a $70…read more »


New Unemployment Claims Jump In Nebraska

 The Nebraska Department of Labor reports Thursday that continued unemployment claims declined last week compared to the prior week, but new claims increased. There were 53,673 continued weeks of regular unemployment claimed last week, a decrease of 4.5 percent from the prior week, when 56,219 claims were filed. There were 29,496 continued weeks of Pandemic…read more »

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Officers Bit In Arrest Struggle

A Lincoln police officer was bit on arm during a struggle with a suspect just before midnight near 66th and Holdrege Street. Officers tried to stop a vehicle near North 66th and Orchard but the driver took off.  A run of the license plate showed the same vehicle had earlier run from a traffic stop.…read more »

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Man Claims Building Break-In Was To Escape The Storm

A 23-year-old man is behind bars after a break-in at the MedExpress Urgent Care at 110 North 66th Street around 1:36 Thursday morning. Officers arrived to find a window smashed and a book bag next to the window. There was also a post-it note on the front door that said “Exam Room 2, Ronnie”.  Inside,…read more »


Lied Center To Reopen For Guests And Shows Starting Next Week

It will look different than in the past, but there will soon be live performances again at the Lied Center. Executive Director Bill Stephan says he’s looking forward to getting started. “With a deep commitment to the health and safety of our patrons, artists, volunteers, and staff, and extensive protocols for how to reopen in…read more »


Thursday Morning COVID-19 Update: State Surpasses 20,000 Cases As Hospital Capacity Remains Healthy

Mayor Leirion Gaylor Baird and the Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department (LLCHD) announced that 38 lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Lincoln Wednesday, bringing the community total to 1,947.  The number of deaths in the community remains at 13. Visit COVID19.lincoln.ne.gov to access a dashboard that summarizes Lancaster County COVID-19 data. LLCHD also released the following information today:…read more »