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Suspect dies after officer-involved shooting

Suspect dies after officer-involved shooting

A suspect shot by law enforcement in north Lincoln Thursday morning has died.

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Steven M. Sipple: Collins, Gerry give NU oomph in heart of 'D'

Steven M. Sipple: Collins, Gerry give NU oomph in heart of 'D'

Nebraska needs tackle Maliek Collins and safety Nate Gerry to be especially powerful forces and voices in a season of change, Steven M. Sipple writes.

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Supporters of eliminating Nebraska's death penalty turn out at hearing

Supporters of eliminating Nebraska's death penalty turn out at hearing

Omaha Sen. Ernie Chambers is confident his latest attempt to do away with the death penalty in Nebraska will be debated by the full Legislature this session.

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Bigler Motors Wins Dealer of the Year Again!

Bigler Motors Wins Dealer of the Year Again!

For the third straight year, Bigler Motors has won Used Car Dealer of the Year for Nebraska! No games. No pressure. Period

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Girls state basketball: Bolts take control in second quarter, advance

Girls state basketball: Bolts take control in second quarter, advance

Kennedy Sander scored 19 points, and top-ranked Lincoln Pius X shook off a slow start to run past Scottsbluff 55-29 in Thursday’s first round of the Class B state tournament at Pinnacle Bank Arena.

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City website unveils info about upcoming sales tax vote

City website unveils info about upcoming sales tax vote

Information about the sales tax issue that will be on the April 7 ballot and a link to the police scanner are available at the city’s website, Public Service Director Tom Casady announced at a Thursday news conference.

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West Point man killed in accident

West Point man killed in accident

A 37-year-old West Point man was killed Tuesday in a car-semi accident in southern Stanton County.

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Zipline expansion to more than double brewing capacity

Zipline expansion to more than double brewing capacity

To know how successful Zipline Brewing Co. has been, it helps to know what its goals were when it opened in 2012.

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Girls state basketball live chat, 9 a.m.

Girls state basketball live chat, 9 a.m.

Live updates from Thursday's girls state basketball first-round games in Lincoln.

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Quiz: What's your musical style?

Quiz: What's your musical style?

Just 10 quick questions and you'll find the musical style that best fits your personality.

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Police investigate 'glitter bomb' sent to Fortenberry's office

Police investigate 'glitter bomb' sent to Fortenberry's office

Lincoln police are investigating who sent a so-called glitter bomb letter to Congressman Jeff Fortenberry's Lincoln office Wednesday.

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Click through today's mugshots

Click through today's mugshots

Mugshots of the inmates at the Lancaster County Jail.

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10 Things to Know for Today

10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

Your daily 6: No more circus elephants and the death of a 'Seinfeld' character

Your daily 6: No more circus elephants and the death of a 'Seinfeld' character

People are talking about Ringling Bros., Hillary Clinton's email scandal, an attack in South Korea and a 117-year-old's birthday celebration.

Slideshow: Today In History, Mar. 5

Slideshow: Today In History, Mar. 5

Today is Thursday, March 5. Today's Highlight in History:

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NU men: Huskers fall at Illinois 69-57

NU men: Huskers fall at Illinois 69-57

The Nebraska men’s basketball team, minus a regular starter, pushed NCAA Tournament hopeful Illinois on its home court, but ultimately fell short on Wednesday.

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Former Lincoln Race Course manager claims wrongful firing

Former Lincoln Race Course manager claims wrongful firing

Lincoln Race Course’s former manager has filed a lawsuit claiming he was wrongfully fired in retaliation for reporting his boss for alleged illegal use of the pari-mutuel betting system.

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Lincoln man charged with assaulting teen

Lincoln man charged with assaulting teen

A 37-year-old Lincoln man is accused of sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl several times over the past couple of months, Lancaster County prosecutors said Wednesday.

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Groups seek boost to earned income tax credit, 'most effective' anti-poverty tool

Groups seek boost to earned income tax credit, 'most effective' anti-poverty tool

Boosting tax credits for low-income families in Nebraska could pack an even bigger punch against poverty than increasing the state's minimum wage, supporters said Wednesday.

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Negotiations underway to merge Crete, Beatrice 911 centers

Negotiations underway to merge Crete, Beatrice 911 centers

Officials in Crete and Beatrice are negotiating to consolidate their 911 centers to save money and improve emergency response.

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Rollover near Cedar Bluffs sends four to area hospitals

A single-vehicle rollover accident in rural Saunders County Wednesday morning sent four people to the hospital with serious injuries, fire officials said.

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John Waters coming to Lincoln

John Waters coming to Lincoln

John Waters is bringing “This Filthy World” to Lincoln.

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Huskers like early results under new strength coach Philipp

Huskers like early results under new strength coach Philipp

"Last year we did a lot more power things. This year we ran a lot more than we did last year. A lot more," Nate Gerry said.

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Special tax zones eyed to draw businesses to Innovation Campus, UNMC

Special tax zones eyed to draw businesses to Innovation Campus, UNMC

Creating special tax zones at university and college campuses would encourage partnerships with private business and boost Nebraska's work force, a Husker legend-turned regional developer told lawmakers Wednesday.

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State basketball: Parking tips, driving directions and more

State basketball: Parking tips, driving directions and more

March Madness tips off with two weekends of state high school basketball tournaments in Lincoln. Beginning Thursday, 48 girls teams will shoot for six state titles. The boys arrive next weekend.

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Plan would use TIF to build up parking in south Haymarket

The Lincoln-Lancaster County Planning Commission on Wednesday recommended approval of a plan that would use tax-increment financing from a proposed student housing development to pay for parking improvements in the south Haymarket area.

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Video: Riley talks spring ball, practice format change

Video: Riley talks spring ball, practice format change

Head football coach Mike Riley explains the change to the Huskers' spring practice format.

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Prairie dog management law repeal advanced

Prairie dog management law repeal advanced

The Legislature on Wednesday gave first-stage approval to a bill that would repeal a 2012 law authorizing county-driven eradication of prairie dogs on a landowner's property.

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Nebraska bishops call for response to marriage decision

The Nebraska Catholic bishops have designated Monday as a “Day of Fasting and Prayer for Marriage” across the state.

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Stebbing campaign criticizes Beutler's 'found' money

Stebbing campaign criticizes Beutler's 'found' money

Andy Stebbing's campaign manager raised questions Wednesday about Mayor Chris Beutler finding extra money for street work while pursuing re-election.

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Falling purse clocks Ashford on House floor

Falling purse clocks Ashford on House floor

Republican megadonor Sheldon Adelson is used to throwing money at politicians. But purses?

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Senate fails to override Obama’s veto of Keystone XL pipeline

Senate fails to override Obama’s veto of Keystone XL pipeline

The Senate failed Wednesday to override President Barack Obama’s veto of Keystone XL pipeline legislation, ending for now attempts by Congress to speed up approval of the controversial energy project.

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Huskers to divide spring practices into 2 teams

Huskers to divide spring practices into 2 teams

As Husker coach Mike Riley described it Wednesday: "We have a fairly complicated game here that has to be made to seem simple, so they can go play like crazy."

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Interactive: The death penalty in the United States

Interactive: The death penalty in the United States

An interactive tracking executions conducted across the U.S., including a database of all executions conducted since 1976.

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