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Nebraska Speaker of the Legislature Jim Scheer of Norfolk announces a delay in the budget debate at the Legislature in Lincoln, Neb., Wednesday, March 28, 2018. A dispute over abortion has led to a budget standoff in Nebraska that could disrupt other state services and force lawmakers into a ...
The bill, sponsored by Sen. Jim Scheer of Norfolk, included an amendment that would cut Title X funding from clinics that provide and refer abortions. With the amendment, an exception would be referrals that center around emergencies. It had plenty of supporters. "Title X is not for abortions," said Sen.

"We are practicing our shelter drill for severe weather awareness week," said Amy Clark Principal of Adams Elementary "so we are doing the city wide tornado drill is happening today and so we have take this opportunity to practice our shelter drills here at Adams." As soon as the sirens went off, the kids at ... Public School
The loan agency has more than 4,000 employees across the country, with a bulk of them here in Lincoln. The company is almost always hiring new employees and wanted to try something new to get people in on the spot. Nelnet said dealing with Lincoln's low unemployment rate can pose ...
Hundreds of these destructive storms touch down every year, wreaking havoc in their path. The national weather service wants to remind the public of the importance of having a plan. First, where should you go? "The best rule is to go to the lowest floor possible and to the innermost room possible. You want to avoid ... weather
LINCOLN, Neb. - United States Attorney Joseph P. Kelly announced that Sarah E. Batenhorst, 42, of Lincoln, Nebraska, was sentenced in Lincoln, Nebraska, to 10 months in prison by United States Senior District Judge Richard G. Kopf, for wire fraud. Batenhorst was also ordered to serve a period of ...

Police said Wednesday morning they are working around the clock to solve the homicide of Edgar Union Jr. There are no updates to the investigation as of Wednesday morning. Captain Jeri Roeder said officer are working on tracking down and interviewing witnesses. There is an increased Police presence at Lincoln ...
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - Nebraska lawmakers have advanced a bill to ensure that the state's tax on Social Security Income changes to compensate for inflation. Senators gave the measure first-round approval on a 36-0 vote. Two additional votes are required before it goes to Gov. Pete Ricketts. The bill ...
The victim told police his 1999 Dodge Ram was taken near 7th and M streets while he was at work. It was taken sometime between 4:30 p.m. Saturday and 2:30 a.m. Sunday. The man said he had the keys and the truck was locked. Inside were several items, including a TV, hunting gear and more. The ...
The city has been undergoing preparations to handle the extra cardboard at its 28 recycling facilities. Using a state grant, the city purchased 19 roll-off containers, almost doubling its cardboard capacity. During January and February, the city collected 517,775 pounds of cardboard, 22.8 percent more ... Landfill
Bellwether Enterprise Arranges $55.8M Acquisition Financing for Workforce Housing Property in Lincoln, Nebraska ... LINCOLN, NEB. — Bellwether Enterprise Real Estate Capital LLC has arranged a $43 million acquisition loan and a $12.8 million equity placement for Links at Lincoln in Nebraska. Landfill
Three are in custody after police say they stole a safe from J&L Exteriors on January 28. 40-year-old Russell Westerfield and 36-year-old Andrew Spike are charged with the burglary. 34-year-old Kristin Talbert is charged with a 2nd degree accessory to a felony. Police say they broke the front door of the ... Landfill
Blood says Blockchain can be used in areas like real estate, health care, banking and military. Embermine is a Blockchain startup in Lincoln. "Making that a friendly environment for new companies to come in, it's going to help a lot of these new Blockchain startups to see Nebraska as a Blockchain friendly ... Landfill
Thousands of people every year are affected by fire, and today Governor Pete Ricketts officially signed the proclamation that this week is Burn Awareness Week. Shriners is a national group that owns 22 hospitals all over the world including 3 burn hospitals. "Burns awareness week is a phenomenal recognition to what the ... Landfill
"It was very traumatizing to pull away from the house in an ambulance wondering if I was going to come back home and see my babies." She thought it was a heart attack... Deanna Stewart, a new mom to her second child, Will, was rushed to the hospital in January 2008, two weeks after she had given birth. Landfill
A participant in the Nebraska Walk for Life hold an American flag on Jan. 27, 2018 in Lincoln, Nebraska. Photo by Jessica Moore · Facebook · Twitter · Email; Print; Save. Over 5,000 people gathered in support, and protest, at the 44th annual March for Life on Saturday, Jan. 27 in Lincoln. The march began ... Landfill
A map of all routes and districts is available at (select “Snow Operations Map” in the top menu). Snow removal districts include streets in Downtown and the Haymarket; University Place; Havelock; Bethany; College View; 11th and “G”; 17th and Washington and 25th and Sumner. Landfill

Residents in Lincoln and the surrounding area should expect up to six inches of snow or more. Lincoln Public Schools has closed due to the blizzard warning. Stick with Channel 8 Eyewitness News for updates. New alerts are being issued as a winter storm rolls through the state of Nebraska. Lancaster ... Landfill
Some Lincoln Public School students were just a little bit late today because of an unusual problem. Today LPS experienced a major bus driver shortage which impacted 75 students getting to school on time today. "This morning we experienced about twice as many as drivers calling in sick on any given day, we might have ... Landfill
New York, NY-The Rimington Trophy Committee announced its 2017 finalists for the most outstanding center in college football. They are: Bradley Bozeman, Alabama. Bozeman is in his second year as the Crimson Tide's starting center. The Crimson Tide are 25-2 in his starts. He was a midseason All-American and helps ... Landfill
The Scott Frost frenzy has begun and stores can't keep his gear in stock. "There were people out here this morning when I got to work and we've sold quite a few already this morning," said Lyn Henpill from Husker Headquarters. Husker Headquarters at 56th and Highway 2 only had a few "Welcome Home, ... Landfill
Lincoln is adjusting its panhandling ordinances to allow the free speech right to use profanities but to ban repeated panhandling requests. The proposed change also specifies where panhandlers can stand when soliciting. Panhandlers won't be allowed to stand on streets, highways or medians when soliciting but they can ... Landfill
Nebraska Head Coach Scott Frost has announced the hiring of seven assistant coaches on his Husker football staff. A 2017 national coach of the year candidate, Frost was hired as Nebraska's head coach this weekend. The seven new Nebraska assistant coaches all come to Lincoln after spending the past two seasons on ... Landfill
Today was the release of the Nebraska State Assessment scores for reading (language arts), math and science. Lincoln Public Schools scored well, at or above the rest of the states in all three categories. English scores were down across the state, but that was due to a new assessment test being ... Landfill
In Wilber, just 40 miles south of Lincoln, many authorities are seen actively searching Saline County. Law enforcement hasn't confirmed whether or not their presence is connected to the search for Sydney Loofe. But Friday afternoon a helicopter was circling above Wilber, and several teams of law ... Landfill
Police in Lincoln, Nebraska, say they need the public's help to find a missing 24-year-old woman. Tuesday, investigators say the circumstances of Sydney Loofe's disappearance "are concerning." Loofe, who is originally from Neligh, Nebraska, was reported missing Thursday, November 16. Police said the ... Landfill
Omaha Police are investigating a fatal shooting that left one man dead and another man wounded. Police say the shooting happened around 12:45 p.m. Sunday ... Landfill
Dog owners in north Lincoln can rejoice as a new dog park, named Roper East, is now open off Adams and North 7th Street. In February of ... Landfill
"We got on that plane after running our engines through to get ready to fly and they said do not start your engines," said 93-year-old Loren Bonneau, a WWII ... Landfill
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ The natural gas explosion that tore apart a Lincoln house has claimed a neighboring home. The Aug. 14 explosion leveled the home of ... Landfill
LINCOLN, Neb. -- In advance of the upcoming battle for the $5 Bits of Broken Chair Trophy, two events are scheduled for fans from both teams ... Landfill
Four workers and the driver were hurt.. One of those workers was ejected out of the building, into the parking lot.. And is in critical condition.. "We're still trying to ... Landfill
"Because we want to know about it and how it's effecting people," said 6th Grader Alexis Boharty. Students at Scott were encouraged to wear ... Landfill
The City of Lincoln, Neb., has announced it is upgrading its technology to allow the biogas produced by wastewater treatment to be processed ... Landfill
Babies in the St. Elizabeth's neo-nato intensive care unit got into the Halloween spirit with a little help from some friends. Baby Amelia wasn't ... Landfill
High school students in Lincoln got to learn more about agriculture at an event put on by Southeast Community College, the University of ... Landfill
Krispy Kreme is giving away one free donut to everyone who comes in dressed in a Halloween costume. IHOP is giving away free scary face ... Landfill
*Paws for Fun*... An indoor dog park on 44th and O street hosted its first ever *Bark at the Moon* trick or treat for pups today! Dogs of all shapes and sizes met ... Landfill
Yesterday we told you about a man who dressed up in a serial killer like costume at a mall in Omaha for a trick-or-treat event. Some parents say it went too far. Landfill
This group of bikers might look big and burly they've got a big heart for kids in need. The Nebraska Riders hosted one of the biggest biker toy drives of the year. Landfill
Lincoln Police are investigating a robbery at the Kwik Shop gas station on 1st Street and Cornhusker Highway Sunday morning. The clerk told ... Landfill
Residents have been asking for it for years and this morning Costco finally opened its doors for the first time in South Lincoln. The 156,000 square foot building ... Landfill
Lincoln, Nebraska, was stop No. 17 on our Listen To America road trip. We spoke to residents and passersby in Tower Square for a day. Landfill
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - A Nebraska legislator says the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has assured him that the department "has no ... Landfill
LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) -- One person was arrested after firing multiple gunshots in downtown Lincoln early Sunday morning. Lincoln Police ... Landfill
The city of Lincoln, Nebraska, has signed a nearly $100,000 contract with an engineering consultant to study how the city could one day implement driverless vehicles. HDR Inc.'s study will examine the latest technology, describe a potential pilot project, provide business models for future service, and study ... Landfill
Lincoln – Nebraska linebacker Chris Weber joined an elite group of scholar-athletes on Wednesday, as the senior was one of 13 finalists by the National ... Landfill
The mosaic on the rotunda floor of the Nebraska State Capitol was designed to be an artistic reflection of life and its natural elements: water, fire, air, and earth. Landfill
... with Batman cosplayer Zac Barton. Barton was hired to cosplay as Batman to celebrate Batman Day on Sept. 23, 2017 in Lincoln, Nebraska. Landfill
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ Police say a teenage girl has died after being shot early Saturday in northeast Omaha. Police say 15-year-old Shadaisja ... Landfill


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