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UNMC, Nebraska Medicine planning new $1-$2B building project

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - The University of Nebraska Medical Center and Nebraska Medicine are in the early planning stages of developing a new state-of-the-art research and patient care facility. Officials said at a news conference Thursday that he proje... Read More

Tri-City Food Fight Helps Everyone to Have a Happy Holiday

Kearney, Neb.,  -- The Tri-City Food Fight has begun.  It’s not as messy as it sounds.  The Food Fight is the annual competition between the Archway in Kearney, The Stuhr Museum in Grand Island, and the Hastings Museum to see which organization ... Read More

Woman: Drugs found in Nebraska traffic were birthday gift

KEARNEY, Neb. (AP) - A pair from Minnesota face felony drugs charges after a traffic stop in Nebraska turned up more than 2 pounds (0.91 kilograms) of marijuana, several packages of THC concentrate wax, vape pen cartridges and concentrated marijuana ... Read More

Health Officials Highlight Risks Related to Unapproved  Stem Cell, Placental, and Umbilical Cord Blood Products

FDA issues public safety notification Lincoln, Neb. -- State health officials highlight risks related to unapproved stem cell, placental and umbilical cord blood derived products, including some that are called exosomes. According to the Nebraska D... Read More

Gov. Ricketts Signs Pearl Harbor Remembrance Proclamation, Flags to Fly at Half-Staff   

LINCOLN – On Friday, Governor Pete Ricketts signed a proclamation designating December 7, 2019, as Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day in Nebraska.  He was joined by Nebraska Department of Veterans’ Affairs (NDVA) Director John Hilgert, members of the ... Read More

Kitchen fire at local restaurant causes minimal damage, no injuries

Lexington, Neb. -- A kitchen fire at the Michoacan Mexican Restaurant at Jefferson Street and Highway 30 in Lexington was reported shortly before 9:30 a.m. on Friday. RRN/Lexington Police Officer directs traffic at the intersection of Jefferson S... Read More

Multi-Agency Effort Leads to Arrest Following Multiple Pursuits

Norfolk, Neb. -- A multi-agency effort led to the apprehension of a suspect in an auto theft investigation Thursday afternoon in Wayne County. The operation culminated in an arrest following a pursuit in which the suspect’s vehicle made contact wit... Read More

DED Announces Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Recipients under Planning Category

   The Nebraska Department of Economic Development (DED) has selected seven communities to receive Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding under the Planning category for 2019. The total dollar amount of awards to be distributed is $285,6... Read More

Troopers, Deputies Arrest Man Following Multi-County Pursuit

DECEMBER 5, 2019 (LINCOLN, NEB.)  — Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP), working with the Seward and York County Sheriff’s Offices, arrested a Wisconsin man following a pursuit Thursday. At approximately 2:40 p.m., NSP was informed t... Read More

Nebraska Lottery Tickets Make Great Gifts

Lincoln, NE – December 5, 2019 – During the holiday season, and throughout the year, the Nebraska Lottery suggests tickets as a gift option for those hard-to-buy-for individuals on your list. Lottery Director Brian Rockey has something to add ... Read More

2020 Cheyenne Frontier Days lineup announced

In an announcement made from the Mirage Hotel in Las Vegas, Cheyenne Frontier Days™ (CFD) announced all but two of the nights for the 2020 Frontier Nights® entertainment series. The Professional Bull Riders (PBR) will return with its exclusive Las... Read More

Board of Regents confirms Walter “Ted” Carter as eighth University of Nebraska president

  The Board of Regents voted today to confirm Walter “Ted” Carter, VADM (Ret.), as the eighth president of the University of Nebraska system. Carter, the immediate past superintendent of the U.S. Naval Academy whose tenure included records... Read More

Reward of up to $5 Million offered for info on two Russian nationals

Russian national charged with decades-long series of hacking and bank fraud resulting in tens of millions in losses and second national charged with involvement in deployment of "Bugat"malware A copy of the indictment can be found here. A copy of t... Read More

York Police Department Investigating Break-Ins Downtown

YORK- The York Police Department is currently investigating a high volume of break-ins and break-in attempts at businesses in downtown York. The department is also asking the public to report suspicious activity or information for who could be respon... Read More