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Former Vice President Keynote's Cancer Center Unveiling

Former Vice President Joe Biden was the keynote speaker at the Buffet Cancer Center dedication ceremony. Vice President Biden said, "I'll bet you, almost everyone of you in this room has been touched by Cancer." He was in Omaha for the ribbon cutting to unveil the Fred and Pamela Buffet Cancer Center, that open's in June. The facility cost more than $300 million to build and was made possible by several contributors, most notably Walter Scott and his late-wife Suzanne. I...

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Woman sent to prison for attack on people and dog

Woman sent to prison for attack on people and dog

A Kearney woman who attacked two people and a dog that later died has been sentenced to four year in prison. 

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Nebraska's legislative session ends early

Nebraska's legislative session ends early Video included

Nebraska’s unicameral has adjourned four days early.

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New special legislative corrections committee appointed Video included

State lawmakers are taking a different approach to changing our prison system. A new special legislative committee was formed to look at the existing issues and find possible solutions. It was appointed Tuesday. 

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Weird Wally, Lincoln icon, passes away

Wally Rex Smith or "Weird Wally" died yesterday at 76-years-old.  

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NE Legislature's sergeant-at-arms retiring

NE Legislature's sergeant-at-arms retiring

The Nebraska Legislature's longtime sergeant-at-arms is retiring after a 58-year career in public service. 

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Lincoln ranks high in economic dashboard Video included

The Lincoln Chamber of Commerce released their economic dashboard Tuesday--that's an evaluation of how we're doing compared to peer cities like Des Moines, Topeka, and Colorado Springs. 

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DHHS gets approval on DD Waivers

DHHS gets approval on DD Waivers

The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services has gained approval from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for two of its Medicaid Developmental Disabilities Home and Community-Based Services waiver applications, paving the way for the next phase of the system redesign for Developmental Disabilities.   

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Nebraska senator eyes property tax ballot measure in 2018

Nebraska senator eyes property tax ballot measure in 2018

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A Nebraska state senator is vowing to launch a statewide ballot drive to lower property taxes if lawmakers don't address the issue next year. Sen. Steve Erdman of Bayard discussed his plans Tuesday at the end of this year's legislative session. 

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Ricketts vows to keep pursuing tax package after session

Ricketts vows to keep pursuing tax package after session

Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts says he'll keep pursuing a package of income and property tax cuts in next year's session even though his plan stalled when lawmakers considered it this year. 

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School choice advocates applaud bill's advancement

School choice advocates applaud bill's advancement

Private school administrators, parents and advocates say they'll keep pushing Nebraska lawmakers to pass school choice legislation next year. 

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Inmate who punched guard gets 3 more years in prison

Inmate who punched guard gets 3 more years in prison

 An inmate already serving 36 to 61 years for an Omaha murder and other crimes has been given three more years in prison for punching a guard.       

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2 plead not guilty to murder charge in reservation slaying

2 plead not guilty to murder charge in reservation slaying

Two people have pleaded not guilty to killing a man on northeast Nebraska's Winnebago Reservation. Court records say 19-year-old Jeremiah Wolfe and 21-year-old Lawrencia Merrick entered the pleas Monday in U.S. District Court in Omaha. 

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No more porn, Nebraska prison officials tell inmates

No more porn, Nebraska prison officials tell inmates

Nebraska's prison director has told inmates that pornographic material won't be allowed beginning in January. 

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Man accused of embezzlement pleads guilty

Man accused of embezzlement pleads guilty

A former Scottsbluff vehicle dealership employee has pleaded guilty to embezzling while working there.       

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SPECIAL REPORT: Manchester Police Chief talks about concert bombing

Two bombs went off at the end of an Ariana Grande concert Monday.   

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Police record increase in counterfeit money transactions

Police record increase in counterfeit money transactions

Lincoln Police are seeing an increase in counterfeit money transactions.

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Update: On Terror Attack in England

Update: On Terror Attack in England

As it stands right now, 22 people have been killed and nearly 60 others are injured in an explosion in Manchester, England.

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