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Zoo triangle raises questions for parks advisory board

Zoo triangle raises questions for parks advisory board

The Lincoln Children’s Zoo proposal to expand into nearby park land is getting careful scrutiny from the city's Parks and Recreation Advisory Board.

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Steven M. Sipple: Huskers lock in hard on mammoth S. Dakota lineman

Steven M. Sipple: Huskers lock in hard on mammoth S. Dakota lineman

Matt Farniok, 6-5 and 310 pounds, has much in common with an offensive lineman who's already verbally committed to Nebraska, Steven M. Sipple writes.

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Cicadas emerge after 17-year sleep

Cicadas emerge after 17-year sleep

Eastern Nebraska residents should brace themselves for a rare invasion in late May and early June.

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Nebraska aces receive Congressional Gold Medals

Nebraska aces receive Congressional Gold Medals

It was November 1944 when Lester Arasmith first killed another human.

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Former Sports Courts to become pet resort

Former Sports Courts to become pet resort

The former Sports Courts fitness center, which has been vacant for more than three years, will once again host exercisers and swimmers.

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Photos: LPS graduation highlights

Photos: LPS graduation highlights

Seniors across Lincoln graduated from LPS schools today. Check out the best photos from the ceremonies.

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What We're Into: LeafSnap, Hy-Vee Seasons, bouncy houses

What We're Into: LeafSnap, Hy-Vee Seasons, bouncy houses

Each week, Journal Star staffers will share what we’re listening to, reading, eating, watching, wearing or otherwise generally loving right now. These are real, actual ravings, not paid content.

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Don Walton: Death penalty suspense builds

Don Walton: Death penalty suspense builds

Buckle up.

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Vandals paint cars near 70th and Pioneers

Lincoln Police say vandals damaged several cars Saturday evening into Sunday morning in the Colonial Hills neighborhood.

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Memorial Day events honor fallen armed forces

Memorial Day events honor fallen armed forces

Memorial Day Weekend is the traditional, unofficial kickoff for summer travel. And while the weekend is filled with spending time with families outside and barbecues, it is also a solemn time to remember those who died while serving our country.

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K2 continues to vex prosecutors, legal landscape still hazy

K2 continues to vex prosecutors, legal landscape still hazy

It seems no one’s on the same page when it comes to K2 in Nebraska.

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Crews work early-morning fire

A fire sent three people in the Witherbee neighborhood to the hospital early Sunday morning.

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Your Daily 6: Bad fish, pickpockets and a Duggar in trouble

Your Daily 6: Bad fish, pickpockets and a Duggar in trouble

People are talking about a salmonella outbreak, a relief pitcher caught red-handed and the shutting down of the Eiffel Tower.

Slideshow: Today In History, May 22

Slideshow: Today In History, May 22

Today is Friday, May 22. Today's Highlight in History:

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Just weeks after fire closes Red Clover Market, thieves take 50 shelves

Just weeks after fire closes Red Clover Market, thieves take 50 shelves

Lincoln Police are investigating a theft that occurred at the Red Clover Market this week.

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Nearing a rainfall record

Nearing a rainfall record

Lincoln's rain gauge is set to overflow in a May milestone.

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Celebrate with us

Celebrate with us

Join us as we celebrate local birthdays, engagements, weddings and much more.

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Watch student debt totals rise by the second

Watch student debt totals rise by the second

The total student debt in the U.S. is increasing at a rate of $2,853.88 per second. Watch the total rise and compare it to other household debts, including auto loans and credit card debt.

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After a decade of conflict, LES, other utilities settle with BNSF

After a decade of conflict, LES, other utilities settle with BNSF

When the dispute with regional electric utilities began more than 10 years ago over rates charged to deliver coal to the Laramie River Station, the railroad was still known as the Burlington Northern and Santa Fe Railway.

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Expensive homes for sale in Lincoln

Expensive homes for sale in Lincoln

Check out the most expensive houses on the market in Lincoln, as well as what amenities they offer.

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Jim McKee: Charles W. McDonald and perhaps North Platte's oldest commercial building

Jim McKee: Charles W. McDonald and perhaps North Platte's oldest commercial building

The building on the southwest corner of Sixth and Dewey in downtown North Platte has two very interesting pyramidlike structures on its roof that are prominent in both old and new photos. Is it possible there is a connection to one of Lincoln County’s first settlers and could it be one of th…

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