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Local law enforcement revving up seat belt enforcement

Local law enforcement revving up seat belt enforcement

The ’Click It or Ticket’ mobilization is a nationwide campaign to promote awareness and increase the use of seatbelts and child restraint systems. 

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Technology curing pain without opioids

Technology curing pain without opioids

With opioid abuse and addiction on the rise, a Lincoln doctor is using special technology to help people in severe pain. This technology has only been allowed in the U.S. for two years. Doctor Phil Essay with the Nebraska Spine and Pain Center has performed the first four procedures in Nebraska.

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Married Lincoln Public Schools teacher retire together

Leslie and Joe Wittgren have been married for 40 years, and now they are calling it quits.

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"Thunder fever" causes problems for those with allergies and asthma Video included

Every year during the spring and summer, pollen floats through the air and can cause breathing problems when inhaled, but did you know thunderstorms can also make it worse? It's called thunder fever.

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Locals react to Miss Nebraska being crowned Miss USA Lincoln News

Locals react to Miss Nebraska being crowned Miss USA

It proved to be an emotional night for Sarah Summers of Papillion as she was crowned Miss USA. 

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Teachers get slimed at Cathedral of the Risen Christ

Today kids at a local school got to have a little extra fun this afternoon to raise money.

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Car vs. train accident on SW 142nd and Roca Rd.

UPDATE: Train was parked at time of collision Video included

He is in critical condition.

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Man biking across U.S. stops in Nebraska

Man biking across U.S. stops in Nebraska Video included

For De La Vega it's how he's working to bring change to what he calls a broken education system, "So they don't teach us practical skills like how to communicate with people and how to network with people. Finances is overlooked, we don't know anything about money." In the past 23 days De La Vega has peddled through six states, includ...

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Bishop Heights Park Celebration

Bishop Heights Park Celebration Video included

Eight–year–old Simon Brockmeier went door–to–door, held fundraisers and applied for a grant to get new playground equipment at Bishop Heights Park.

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1 dead in head-on crash in southwestern Nebraska

UPDATE: Lincoln man killed in head-on crash in southwestern Nebraska

The vehicles hit nearly head-on

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UPDATE: Truck involved in early morning fire was stolen

UPDATE: Truck involved in early morning fire was stolen

Lincoln Fire and Rescue and Lincoln Police are on the scene of a truck fire. They responded shortly after 7 a.m. this morning. The truck was found in a creek on 345 Speedway Circle in southwest Lincoln--near Van Dorn St. There are no reports of injuries at this time. Channel 8 currently has a reporter on the scene and will bring you more details when they become available.

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Nebraska to consider mountain lion hunting season in 2019

Nebraska to consider mountain lion hunting season in 2019

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - State officials are considering whether to resume a mountain lion hunting season in Nebraska next year, a move likely to generate intense debate. The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission has set a public hearing for the proposal on June 22 at Mid-Plains Community College in Ogallala. The proposed season would let hunters harvest up to eight mountain lions in two designated areas of northwest Nebraska's Pine Ridge region. State biologists say the number of adult a... More>>

14th and Old Cheney massive construction project

14th and Old Cheney massive construction project Video included

After discussions and blue prints being talked about, people came together Tuesday to learn about a big construction project here in Lincoln. We're talking about the long awaited roundabout at 14th and Old Cheney. 

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LPS board approves interlocal agreement Video included

On Tuesday, the Lincoln Board of Education voted 4-1 to pass the interlocal agreement for increasing school safety. 

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MADD Hero Awards

MADD recognized 40 law enforcement and others across the state, who work to take impaired drivers off the road. 

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