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EVANSTON, Ill. | Thorson, Luckenbaugh lead Northwestern over Nebraska in OT

EVANSTON, Ill. — Rolling along with a 10-point lead, Nebraska had its first victory under coach Scott Frost and the end of the longest losing streak in its proud history in sight. Northwestern yanked it all away. And now, the Cornhuskers are off to their worst start ever. Clayton Thorson threw for a career-high 455 … Continue reading EVANSTON, Ill. | Thorson, Luckenbaugh lead Northwestern over Nebraska in OT

WASHINGTON | Stricter US screening splits anguished refugee families

WASHINGTON — Death threats drove Hadi Mohammed out of Iraq and to a small apartment in Nebraska, where he and his two young sons managed to settle as refugees. But the danger hasn’t been enough to allow his wife to join them. Mohammed, who worked as a security guard for the U.S. military in Baghdad, … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Stricter US screening splits anguished refugee families

Nebraska News: Nebraska Attorney General Dourg Peterson Reaches Settlement with Uber

LINCOLN, NE – Nebraska Attorney General Doug Peterson announced that he, along with the other 49 states and the District of Columbia, has reached an agreement with California-based ride-sharing company Uber Technologies, Inc. (Uber) to address the company’s one-year delay in reporting a data breach to its affected drivers. Uber learned in November 2016 that … Continue reading Nebraska News: Nebraska Attorney General Dourg Peterson Reaches Settlement with Uber

U.S. Political News: Fort Report, Good Economic News

WASHINGTON – The Fort Report is provided by U.S. Congressman Jeff Fortenberry, 1st Congressional District of Nebraska.  Report for September 14, 2018 is as follows: My office recently received a call from Craig, who does a tidy business in industrial coatings.  He had an unusual complaint: Business is too good!  He could not hire enough qualified … Continue reading U.S. Political News: Fort Report, Good Economic News

OMAHA, Neb. | Death sentence for ex-doctor who killed 4 people in Nebraska

OMAHA, Neb.— A former doctor was sentenced to death on Friday for the revenge killings of four people connected to a Nebraska medical school, including the 11-year-old son of a physician who helped fire the man from a residency program nearly two decades ago. Anthony Garcia, 45, of Indiana entered the courtroom in a wheelchair … Continue reading OMAHA, Neb. | Death sentence for ex-doctor who killed 4 people in Nebraska

NEBRASKA | Many activities set for Halloween in the Hollow

LEWELLEN, NEBRASKA – Ash Hollow State Historical Park invites the public to celebrate with the “ghosts of the Oregon Trail” during Halloween in the Hollow on Saturday, Oct. 27.  The annual event, a cooperative effort between the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission and the Friends of Ash Hollow, will be noon to 7 p.m. at … Continue reading NEBRASKA | Many activities set for Halloween in the Hollow

NEBRASKA | Sensory Safari to be held at Lincoln Children’s Zoo

LINCOLN, Neb. – The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission, Lincoln Children’s Zoo and Nebraska Center for the Education of Children who are Blind or Visually Impaired will provide students with disabilities a chance to engage in science exploration through sight, sound, touch, and smell at Sensory Safari. Sensory Safari, scheduled Oct. 3 from 10 a.m.-noon … Continue reading NEBRASKA | Sensory Safari to be held at Lincoln Children’s Zoo

LINCOLN, Neb | Nebraska Catholic diocese rocked by old abuse allegations

LINCOLN, Neb — For more than a decade, a conservative Catholic diocese in Nebraska was the only church in the U.S. that refused to participate in annual reviews of sexual misconduct that were a key reform enacted in the wake of the 2002 Boston clergy abuse scandal. As a new wave of abuse scandals rock … Continue reading LINCOLN, Neb | Nebraska Catholic diocese rocked by old abuse allegations