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Gov. Ricketts: President Obama needs to talk to governors about refugee program

Gov. Pete Ricketts doesn’t see a need for legislation to address concerns about the Syrian refugee program. “Well, I don’t think there necessarily needs to be a bill if the administration would just work with us,” Ricketts tells Kevin Thomas, host of Drive Time Lincoln on Nebraska Radio Network affiliate KLIN. Ricketts participated in a […]

Nebraska State Patrol’s Click It or Ticket

It is the busiest travel week of the year and the Nebraska State Patrol wants everyone to make it to their destination safely and back home again. There will be extra troopers on the roads through Sunday, November 29th for the annual “Click It or Ticket” seat belt enforcement campaign. Spokesperson Deb Collins says this […]

No charges will be filed in rape allegation at house shared by Husker players

No charges will be filed in connection with an allegation that a woman was raped at a Lincoln home shared by three University of Nebraska football players. Lincoln Police Chief Jim Peschong said an investigation began after a 20-year-old woman alleged during a visit to Bryan Medical Center in Lincoln that she had been raped […]

Omaha man booked for making terroristic threats

Omaha police rushed to 45th and Lafayette Avenue just before 1 a.m. on Wednesday to investigate a report of gunshots fired in the area. Witnesses told police that a man was firing shots and pointing a gun at a resident that had gone outside to see what was going on. When officers arrived they saw […]

Nebraska Medicine restarts lung transplant program

Nebraska Medicine and the University of Nebraska Medical Center revived their lung transplant program. Dr. Heather Strah is the Medical Director of Lung Transplantation and says, “The last lung transplant was done in 1998 because of physician availability the program had to be shut down. After many years of planning all of the right people […]