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Damage to cemetery at now-closed Hastings Regional Center saddens residents

LINCOLN — Drive down a long, shaded, country lane west of the long-closed Hastings Regional Center site, follow a couple of bends in the road, and eventually you’ll arrive at the Ingleside Cemetery.  The burial grounds are the last remnant of a mental health complex, formerly known as the Ingleside Hospital for the Insane, that […] The post Damage to cemetery at now-closed Hastings Regional Center saddens residents appeared first on Nebraska Examiner.
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Portion of 14th Street in Lincoln closed until August

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – A portion of 14th Street from Adams to Superior Streets is shut down for the Lincoln on the Move improvement project. The road was closed on Monday and is scheduled to be completed on Aug. 14, city officials say. StarTran Route 41-Havelock bus stops will...
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Fortenberry finds out Tuesday if he’ll be sentenced to prison or probation

LINCOLN — Will Jeff Fortenberry be sentenced to prison for lying and misleading federal investigators, or will a California judge be lenient, as 64 letter-writers have urged?. The former congressman will find out Tuesday morning when he returns to the same Los Angeles federal courtroom where a jury found...
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Lincoln Animal Control saves skunk with can stuck on its head

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – The Lincoln Transportation and Utilities Department helped a skunk out of a scary, but kind of adorable, situation. It all started when the skunk got its head stuck in a loose can. Thankfully, Lincoln Animal Control freed the little skunk. The city wants to remind...
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Inmate dies at Nebraska State Penitentiary

LINCOLN, Neb. (June 26, 2022 – KOLN) -An inmate at Nebraska State Penitentiary died on Saturday. Clyde Hicks, age 91, died on June 25, 2022 at the Nebraska State Penitentiary. His sentence began on Sept. 15, 2016. Hicks was serving a 15 to 20 year sentence for first-degree sexual assault on a child out of Hall County.
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Candidates for First Congressional District prepare for special election

LINCOLN, Neb. — "A lot at stake," that's what both candidates vying for Nebraska's First Congressional seat say about Tuesday's special election. The run-off between Republican Mike Flood and Democrat Patty Pansing Brooks was prompted by 17-year incumbent Jeff Fortenbury's resignation on March 31 after he was convicted of three federal counts of concealing facts and lying to investigators about illegal foreign campaign contributions.
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56th Street and Old Cheney Road intersection in Lincoln now open

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – The intersection of 56th Street and Old Cheney Road in Lincoln is now open. The intersection was reopened around 1 p.m. on Monday after a stormwater pipe maintenance project was completed. It had been closed since June 20. “Thanks to the hard work of LTU’s...
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North 14th Street from Adams to Superior Streets now closed

LINCOLN, Neb. (Press Release) -North 14th Street from Adams to Superior Streets is now closed for a Lincoln on the Move improvement project. This project is scheduled to be completed Aug. 14. StarTran Route 41-Havelock bus stops in the work area will be closed during construction. Sidewalk ramps and bike...
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Southeast Nebraska leaves drought conditions for the first time since 2020

LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) -Southeast Nebraska is out of a drought for the first time since 2020. The city of Lincoln started asking people to conserve water back in April, they did this partially because of drought conditions. Now Lancaster County is, officially, no longer dry, but that’s not the case...
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Closures on Highway 77 for Lincoln South Beltway

LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) -The northbound and southbound lanes of Highway 77, from Roca Road to Saltillo Road, will be closed overnight from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. Sunday, June 26, for the construction of the Lincoln South Beltway project, according to the Nebraska Department of Transportation. Northbound traffic should use...
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Inflation is immediate priority, candidates Flood, Pansing Brooks say

Both Sen. Patty Pansing Brooks of Lincoln and Sen. Mike Flood of Norfolk point to inflation first in listing their immediate priorities if elected to Nebraska's vacant seat in the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday. "We have to address skyrocketing prices in the grocery store and at the gas...
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