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  • Church sewing group to donate 120 blankets to Lincoln nonprofitsChurch sewing group to donate 120 blankets to Lincoln nonprofits

    A sewing group from the United Church of Christ in Hallam will donate 120 handmade blankets to centers for people in need Monday.

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  • 'A great sense of pride': Hundreds of fans welcome Husker volleyball team home after national championship win'A great sense of pride': Hundreds of fans welcome Husker volleyball team home after national championship win

    The entire south half of the Devaney Sports Center was filled with volleyball fans on Sunday — chanting, dancing and anxiously anticipating their home state heroes.

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  • Nebraska volleyball celebrates a National Championship - 1011nowNebraska volleyball celebrates a National Championship - 1011now

    1011nowNebraska volleyball celebrates a National Championship1011nowThe Huskers beat Florida 3-1 Saturday night to win the fifth national title in program history. On Sunday, the team arrived back in Lincoln and celebrated with its fans. Head Coach John Cook talked about the great journey the team went on throughout ...National championship celebration set for Sunday at Devaney Sports CenterLincoln Journal StarJunior college safety Williams commits to HuskersHuskerExtra.comall 37 news articles »

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  • Police: Man died of natural causes at downtown Lincoln bus shelterPolice: Man died of natural causes at downtown Lincoln bus shelter

    A man found at a Lincoln bus shelter Saturday appeared to have died from natural causes, police say.

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  • Body found near in downtown Lincoln, police investigating - 1011nowBody found near in downtown Lincoln, police investigating - 1011now

    1011nowBody found near in downtown Lincoln, police investigating1011nowLINCOLN, Neb. – Lincoln police are investigating after a man's body was reported near 11th and N streets Saturday night. Capt. Reitan with the Lincoln Police Department said a man's body was found in the area after being reported by a passerby Saturday ...and more »

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  • UNL Celebrates Winter Graduation - KLKNUNL Celebrates Winter Graduation - KLKN

    UNL Celebrates Winter GraduationKLKNFriends and family packed into Pinnacle Bank Arena to watch as over a thousand students were awarded bachelor degrees. Four years of hard work, late night study sessions, and countless memories later 1,500 students can now call themselves college ...

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  • Hope in the killing fields — a Lincoln refugee's story of survival, and the bond between mother and daughterHope in the killing fields — a Lincoln refugee's story of survival, and the bond between mother and daughter

    She stands in the living room of the small home in suburban San Jose, a comfortable California breeze rolling through her windows, early June sunlight warming her skin.

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  • Patrick, Franklin “Frank” C. - Omaha World-HeraldPatrick, Franklin “Frank” C. - Omaha World-Herald

    Omaha World-HeraldPatrick, Franklin “Frank” C.Omaha World-HeraldPatrick, Franklin "Frank" C. Age 78 Lincoln, NE resident. Passed away Thursday, December 14, 2017 at Bryan Medical Center East in Lincoln. Frank was born on April 11, 1939 in Omaha, the son of Franklin Royce and Alice Fern (Kreft) Patrick. He graduated ...

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  • Rogers, Melissa - Omaha World-HeraldRogers, Melissa - Omaha World-Herald

    Omaha World-HeraldRogers, MelissaOmaha World-HeraldRogers, Melissa Age 41 Lincoln, NE. Passed away on December 15, 2017. She was born in Wayne, NE to Rodney and Lorie (Heithold) Haglund. Melissa worked as a Human Resources Coordinator at Friendship Home. She is survived by her husband Gene Rogers of ...

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  • Street Closings, 12/17/17Street Closings, 12/17/17

    Upcoming and ongoing Lincoln-area street closings.

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  • Nebraska turns in a masterpiece for fifth NCAA volleyball title - Lincoln Journal StarNebraska turns in a masterpiece for fifth NCAA volleyball title - Lincoln Journal Star

    Lincoln Journal StarNebraska turns in a masterpiece for fifth NCAA volleyball titleLincoln Journal StarFifth-ranked Nebraska turned in one more masterpiece in a season full of them, defeating Florida 25-22, 25-17, 18-25, 25-16 on Saturday in front of a record crowd of 18,516 at the Sprint Center, most of them fans of these Huskers. CELEBRATE!#NCAAVB pic ...Huskers beat Florida, win 5th title in program history | Celebration planned Sunday1011nowRide finishes with Nebraska's fifth volleyball titleHuskerExtra.comVolleyball: Huskers Going for a National ChampionshipCorn Nationall 201 news articles »

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  • Police: Man found dead at downtown Lincoln bus shelter - Lincoln Journal StarPolice: Man found dead at downtown Lincoln bus shelter - Lincoln Journal Star

    Lincoln Journal StarPolice: Man found dead at downtown Lincoln bus shelterLincoln Journal StarServices. Subscriber Services · Advertise · e-Edition · RSS · Alerts · Contact us · Services. © Copyright 2017 The Lincoln Journal Star, 926 P Street Lincoln, NE | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy. Powered by BLOX Content Management System from TownNews.com.and more »

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  • Cindy Lange-Kubick: Jake at your service, ambassador of autismCindy Lange-Kubick: Jake at your service, ambassador of autism

    The waiter strides through the dining room, tall and lanky, jaunty and loose-jointed, straight-backed and blue-eyed.

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  • 60 police officers paired with children in need for Shop with a Cop event60 police officers paired with children in need for Shop with a Cop event

    When 9-year-old Yosselin Rincon Flores arrived at Super Target early Saturday, she was determined to find a Rubik's Cube.

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  • Annual remembrance ceremony honors veterans - KLKNAnnual remembrance ceremony honors veterans - KLKN

    Annual remembrance ceremony honors veteransKLKN"We must recognize our veterans who protect us and protect our freedom so this is an opportunity to recognize and show that respect all across America," said former Nebraska Senator Ben Nelson, who was the keynote speaker at the event. The ceremony ...and more »

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  • Man arrested on suspicion of child sexual assault after barricading himself inside homeMan arrested on suspicion of child sexual assault after barricading himself inside home

    A man was arrested on suspicion of child sexual assault after barricading himself inside his northwest Lincoln home for nearly four hours Friday, a news release said.

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  • Father-daughter pact: He fights cancer, she gets a four-year degree at age 42Father-daughter pact: He fights cancer, she gets a four-year degree at age 42

    Some college students take a gap year, spending a year away from the classroom to experience the world.

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  • For Nebraska Christmas tree farmers, 2012 drought's lingering impact greater than that of Great RecessionFor Nebraska Christmas tree farmers, 2012 drought's lingering impact greater than that of Great Recession

    For many, thinking about decorating for Christmas doesn’t start until the weekend after Thanksgiving, or the day after Halloween at the earliest, but for Christmas tree growers around the country, planning for this Christmas started eight or nine years ago.

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  • Groups in Lincoln want to create tallgrass corridorGroups in Lincoln want to create tallgrass corridor

    A 10-mile trail between Pioneers Park and Spring Creek Prairie Audubon Center could connect some of the area's last remnants of tallgrass prairie, once home to bison and antelope but now largely plowed up or paved over. But the Prairie Corridor on Haines Branch project - publicly promoted last week by a broad group of public and private backers - could also help lead Lincoln into the future.

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  • Lincoln Harry Potter charity store burgledLincoln Harry Potter charity store burgled

    The St Barnabas store on Lincoln High Street, which is currently hosting a Harry Potter pop-up shop, was broken into in the early of this morning. Police discovered the incident in the early hours of this morning and now a wooden board covers the smashed window.

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  • Senior menus for 12/16/17Senior menus for 12/16/17

    Menus are subject to change. All meals include 1 percent or fat-free milk and margarine and are served Monday-Friday at these Aging Partners senior centers:

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  • Meals on Wheels for 12/16/17Meals on Wheels for 12/16/17

    Tabitha Meals on Wheels are delivered to people who cannot prepare their own meals for health-related reasons. The basic menu, listed below, includes bread, margarine and milk. To order meals, get more information or volunteer, call Tabitha Meals on Wheels,…

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  • Lincoln High Coach Arrested In Alleged Sexual AssaultLincoln High Coach Arrested In Alleged Sexual Assault

    A staff member and coach at Lincoln High School has been arrested in connection to an alleged sexual assault that happened in early December. A letter sent to Lincoln High parents said that girls basketball coach and in-school suspension tech Marcus Perry apparently was involved in an incident in a classroom with a non-student athlete.

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  • Check out these holiday light displaysCheck out these holiday light displays

    Here are some reader submissions for holiday light displays. We'll run the list periodically over the next few weeks, adding more houses as we get them.

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  • After years of chasing leads, Iowa man reunites with half-sister in LincolnAfter years of chasing leads, Iowa man reunites with half-sister in Lincoln

    After all the DNA testing, the digging through family records, the phone calls and emails to strangers, John Stewart always hoped the hard work would eventually pay off.

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  • Assistance animals on campus making an impactAssistance animals on campus making an impact

    For Natalie Bender, the day she went to pick up her assistance dog was a day she will always cherish. "Her name is Luna and she has made such an impact in my life in so many ways," said Bender, a senior graphic design and photography major at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and a native of Humphrey.

    Lincoln News / 2 d. 7 h. 54 min. ago
  • After a surge, Nebraska marijuana arrests level offAfter a surge, Nebraska marijuana arrests level off

    Law enforcement agencies across Nebraska arrested fewer people for selling marijuana in 2016. Data supplied by the Nebraska Crime Commission showed a 13 percent drop from 2015, when there were a record number of arrests. The numbers include every law enforcement agency in the state, except Omaha.The...

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  • The voice of Lincoln: Are we a snowflake generation?The voice of Lincoln: Are we a snowflake generation?

    People in Lincoln still have a lot to say on the unpopular decision to cancel the final day of the Christmas Market - and one woman from Yorkshire said that Yellowbellies do not know to drive in the snow. Five days on from the controversial decision, City of Lincoln Council continues to face criticisms for the cancellation on the threat of forecasted heavy snow which never materialised.

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  • Lincoln High girls basketball coach arrested on sexual assault charges - 1011nowLincoln High girls basketball coach arrested on sexual assault charges - 1011now

    1011nowLincoln High girls basketball coach arrested on sexual assault charges1011nowA probable cause affidavit for Perry's arrest said he voluntarily came to the Lincoln Police Department on Dec. 12 and spoke with officers about how he touched the victim. He was then released and cited and lodged for first-degree sexual assault and ...Bond set at $150K for Lincoln High staffer accused of sex assault ...Lincoln Journal StarNebraska girls basketball coach continued leading team while district investigated sexual assaultUSA TODAY High School Sportsall 20 news articles »

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  • Lawsuit attempts to force USDA to reinstate livestock fairness ruleLawsuit attempts to force USDA to reinstate livestock fairness rule

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture faces a lawsuit that argues the federal agency must bring back a proposed rule that defined abusive practices by meatpacking companies.Farmers from Alabama and Nebraska and the Organization for Competitive Markets, a non-profit that works on competition issues in a...

    NET Nebraska.org / 3 d. 8 h. 29 min. ago
  • Yazidis from Iraq Find Welcome Refuge in Nebraska  Yazidis from Iraq Find Welcome Refuge in Nebraska

    You might not guess it, but Nebraska took in more refugees per capita than any other state last year. For one particular group, Lincoln has become its de facto capital in the U.S., a safe place for people displaced by religious and ethnic persecution. Now, several thousand Yazidi refugees see Nebras...

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  • Lebanese blazed trail for Middle Eastern immigrants to NebraskaLebanese blazed trail for Middle Eastern immigrants to Nebraska

    Nebraska is home to a growing number of people from the Middle East. In recent years, the largest share have come from Iraq. But the first wave, from Lebanon, came more than a century ago. And their story still resonates today.On a quiet residential street in Kearney, Nebraska, inside Saint George O...

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  • Portion of Westbound Vine Street ClosedPortion of Westbound Vine Street Closed

    Both westbound lanes of Vine Street at 31st Street are closed for emergency water main repair. Westbound traffic on Vine Street in that area will be diverted into one of the eastbound lanes during the project.

    Lincoln News / 4 d. 21 h. 23 min. ago
  • "Last Jedi" star Daisy Ridley says being a "Star Wars" veteran just makes things "scarier""Last Jedi" star Daisy Ridley says being a "Star Wars" veteran just makes things "scarier"

    The Gering girls got a much needed... -- After 14 years in the NBA, forward Matt Barnes is calling it a career. The 37-year-old, who had not played this season, made the announcement on his Instagram Mo... -- President Donald Trump is attacking Senator Kirsten Gillibrand in retaliation for suggesting he resign in the face of sexual harassment allegations made by mul... Star Wars: The Last Jedi finally arrives Friday.

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  • Kfor News Talks With Lincoln Police Chief About Loofe MurderKfor News Talks With Lincoln Police Chief About Loofe Murder

    On KFOR's Lincoln Live, Lincoln Police Chief, Jeff Bliemeister, updated the Sydney Loofe murder. You'll recall "people of interest", Aubrey Trail and Bailey Boswell, posted videos denying any connection to Loofe's disappearance November 16th.

    Lincoln News / 5 d. 6 h. 2 min. ago
  • Downtown Lincoln neighborhood sees growth in local businessesDowntown Lincoln neighborhood sees growth in local businesses

    It's no secret Lincoln is growing, but a new row of businesses on 11th Street in downtown Lincoln is quickly becoming Lincoln's best-kept secret. In the past year, at least four businesses have opened on 11th Street between M and L streets.

    Lincoln News / 5 d. 8 h. 16 min. ago
  • Nature Center Offers Two Birding Trips in Spring 2018Nature Center Offers Two Birding Trips in Spring 2018

    The Pioneers Park Nature Center invites the public to participate in two bird-themed wildlife viewing trips in spring 2018: A Sandhill Crane Day Trip is scheduled from noon to 10:30 p.m. Friday, March 9. Space is limited, and the registration deadline is Friday, February 9. Participants will meet at the Auld Pavilion in Antelope Park and travel to the Crane Trust Nature and Visitor Center in Wood River and the Iain Nicolson Audubon Center at Rowe Sanctuary in Gibbon. The group will view and hear the cranes from a viewing blind as they arrive on the Platte River.

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  • Iraqis a fast-growing group in NebraskaIraqis a fast-growing group in Nebraska

    Among the many groups who have immigrated to Nebraska, one of the fastest-growing is people from the Middle East. Here, we take a look at who some of these people are, and why they’re coming.On a recent Friday afternoon, about a hundred people crowded into a building a few miles north of the Capitol...

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  • Lincoln Named Smart Gigabit CommunityLincoln Named Smart Gigabit Community

    Mayor Chris Beutler today said Lincoln's new designation as a Smart Gigabit Community makes the City part of a network of SGCs connected by shared high-speed technology infrastructure. That allows the SGCs to exchange information, conduct research, and develop first-generation gigabit software applications.

    Lincoln News / 6 d. 8 h. 12 min. ago
  • How Some Foundations Look To Keep Wealth In Rural TownsHow Some Foundations Look To Keep Wealth In Rural Towns

    The largest generational transfer of wealth in modern times is expected to happen in the next 10 years and rural foundations in states like Iowa and Nebraska are working hard to retain at least a bit of those hundreds of millions of dollars.It’s a common story: Ambitious kids move from small towns t...

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  • Arctic Archery Day Camp scheduled in Lincoln for kidsArctic Archery Day Camp scheduled in Lincoln for kids

    The Arctic Archery Day Camp will be held Dec. 28-29 at the Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center in Lincoln. It will feature archery, air rifle, spear throwing, games, art projects, crafts and winter wildlife education.

    Lincoln News / 6 d. 14 h. 51 min. ago
  • UNL students creating security app for Lincoln schoolsUNL students creating security app for Lincoln schools

    University of Nebraska-Lincoln students are working on an app to help Lincoln Public Schools teachers and administrators communicate better in emergencies.

    Lincoln News / 7 d. 8 h. 54 min. ago
  • Man travels over one thousand miles to adopt dogs he rescued during Hurricane MariaMan travels over one thousand miles to adopt dogs he rescued during Hurricane Maria

    "We drove all the way from Lincoln, Nebraska," Michael Henn, a Nebraska National Guardsman said. "The dogs were worth every second of that drive."

    Lincoln News / 7 d. 22 h. 16 min. ago
  • Nebraska Communities Embrace SolarNebraska Communities Embrace Solar

    In the last year, solar power has taken off across Nebraska. Communities around the state have invested in small projects to help diversify their electricity sources and offer renewable energy alternatives to residents.On the east side of the city of Fremont, a 10-acre parcel has sprouted thousands...

    NET Nebraska.org / 10 d. 14 h. 36 min. ago
  • Reaching Students Who Don't Speak EnglishReaching Students Who Don't Speak English

    According to the Migration Policy Institute, Nebraska’s immigrant population grew 172 percent between 1998 and 2008. There are more than 22,000 English language learner (ELL) students currently enrolled in public schools across the state. In a classroom at Benson West elementary in Omaha, a handful...

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  • Puerto Rico's Hurricane Recovery Complicates Ag Businesses' Seed ResearchPuerto Rico's Hurricane Recovery Complicates Ag Businesses' Seed Research

    Puerto Rico’s hot winter days and warm nights have played a key role in the global seed business for more than 30 years. So, the devastation on the island by Hurricane Maria in September stretches to the croplands of the Midwest and Great Plains.Fields in Puerto Rico are used for research, developme...

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  • Scott Frost Named Husker Head Football CoachScott Frost Named Husker Head Football Coach

    Scott Frost has been named head football coach at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Twenty-years-ago Frost quarterbacked Nebraska’s last national championship team. Now he’s trying to guide the troubled program back to those glory days.Frost returns to Nebraska after serving as head coach at the U...

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  • Listen: 2017 Governor's Lecture in the Humanities with T.J. StilesListen: 2017 Governor's Lecture in the Humanities with T.J. Stiles

    The 2017 Governor’s Lecture in the Humanities was presented by two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning author and historian T. J. Stiles on October 3rd, 2017 at the Holland Performing Arts Center in Omaha, Nebraska. Stiles is the author of “Custer’s Trials: A Life on the Frontier of a New America” and has a...

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  • Old Is New Again at Dundee Theater in Omaha Old Is New Again at Dundee Theater in Omaha

    After nearly a year of major renovations, the historic Dundee Theater in Omaha is set to reopen later today. Built in 1925, it’s been a nearly constant part of the community for almost a century, and with more than $7 million in upgrades, could be around for a lot longer. When we visited the Dundee...

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  • 140 Keystone XL opponents protest ahead of PSC's vote on pipeline's route across Nebraska - Omaha World-Herald140 Keystone XL opponents protest ahead of PSC's vote on pipeline's route across Nebraska - Omaha World-Herald

    Lincoln Journal Star140 Keystone XL opponents protest ahead of PSC's vote on pipeline's route across NebraskaOmaha World-HeraldLINCOLN — In what is expected to be a split decision, Nebraska regulators will decide this morning whether to approve or deny the route of the Keystone XL pipeline across Nebraska. The Nebraska Public Service Commission will vote on the $8 billion ...Pipeline ruling draws mixed reactionsKLKNNebraska regulators OK Keystone XL pipeline, but on different routeLincoln Journal Starall 468 news articles »

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