Lincoln Journal Star – Lincoln, NE

Steven M. Sipple: Although this NU football idea may sound absurd, it’s hard to pull off tableSteven M. Sipple: Although this NU football idea may sound absurd, it’s hard to pull off table

Steven M. Sipple: Although this NU football idea may sound absurd, it’s hard to pull off table

If NU has to play games this fall in an empty Memorial Stadium, a much more appealing alternative would be…

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UNMC doctor says loss of smell could be key symptom of COVID-19UNMC doctor says loss of smell could be key symptom of COVID-19

UNMC doctor says loss of smell could be key symptom of COVID-19

Nebraska Medicine ear, nose and throat specialist Christie Barnes says over the past couple weeks UNMC has seen more patients…

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Lincoln couple ties the knot while abiding by coronavirus restrictionsLincoln couple ties the knot while abiding by coronavirus restrictions

Lincoln couple ties the knot while abiding by coronavirus restrictions

The coronavirus pandemic has put plenty of aspects of life on hold, but at least one Lincoln couple refused to…

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Alpaca farm helps locals battle coronavirus bluesAlpaca farm helps locals battle coronavirus blues

Alpaca farm helps locals battle coronavirus blues

If you and your family are going stir-crazy, some fresh air, sunshine and the chance to hang out with alpacas…

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Nebraska man caught in act of rape pleads no contestNebraska man caught in act of rape pleads no contest

Nebraska man caught in act of rape pleads no contest

A central Nebraska man caught in the act by sheriff's deputies of raping a woman has pleaded no contest to…

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Street closings, Sunday 3-29Street closings, Sunday 3-29

Street closings, Sunday 3-29

Upcoming and ongoing Lincoln-area street closings.

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Talent Plus reduces workforce amid global economic downturnTalent Plus reduces workforce amid global economic downturn

Talent Plus reduces workforce amid global economic downturn

Talent Plus, which has been headquartered in Lincoln since its founding in 1989, issued a reduction in force to more…

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Boys basketball: The 2019-20 Super-State, all-state and honorable-mention honoreesBoys basketball: The 2019-20 Super-State, all-state and honorable-mention honorees

Boys basketball: The 2019-20 Super-State, all-state and honorable-mention honorees

From the Capital City to Omaha to the panhandle — with stops in between — there's talent in every crevice…

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COVID-19 drive-thru testing clinic opens in OmahaCOVID-19 drive-thru testing clinic opens in Omaha

COVID-19 drive-thru testing clinic opens in Omaha

An Omaha drive-thru clinic that had been sidelined is now ready to test people for the new coronavirus.

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New projects lead to street, lane closures, beginning MondayNew projects lead to street, lane closures, beginning Monday

New projects lead to street, lane closures, beginning Monday

Road work or utility work is planned to begin along several arterials starting Monday.

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Vets from small-town Nebraska double as reality TV starsVets from small-town Nebraska double as reality TV stars

Vets from small-town Nebraska double as reality TV stars

Ben and Erin Schroeder just wrapped up their first season starring in “Heartland Docs, DVM,” a series on the National…

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Ava Thomas: Amid the noise, news matters more than everAva Thomas: Amid the noise, news matters more than ever

Ava Thomas: Amid the noise, news matters more than ever

The Journal Star's mission has not changed. In fact, it’s been amplified during this crisis: We will continue to serve…

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Nebraska State Patrol lieutenant dies of cancerNebraska State Patrol lieutenant dies of cancer

Nebraska State Patrol lieutenant dies of cancer

Craig Loveless, who worked for the State Patrol for 33 years, was 54.

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Omaha realtor is first COVID-19 related death in Nebraska; restrictions tightened in more countiesOmaha realtor is first COVID-19 related death in Nebraska; restrictions tightened in more counties

Omaha realtor is first COVID-19 related death in Nebraska; restrictions tightened in more counties

Ralph Marasco, a longtime realtor in Omaha, died from what was initially thought to be heart disease, but was later…

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Nebraska tops 100 COVID-19 cases; restrictions tightened in more countiesNebraska tops 100 COVID-19 cases; restrictions tightened in more counties

Nebraska tops 100 COVID-19 cases; restrictions tightened in more counties

Ralph Marasco, a longtime realtor in Omaha, died from what was initially thought to be heart disease, but was later…

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Ricketts to appear on CNN’s ‘State of the Union’ SundayRicketts to appear on CNN’s ‘State of the Union’ Sunday

Ricketts to appear on CNN’s ‘State of the Union’ Sunday

Gov. Pete Ricketts will speak with host Jake Tapper on CNN during the 8 a.m. hour.

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Getting married? Lancaster County marriage licenses available by mail onlyGetting married? Lancaster County marriage licenses available by mail only

Getting married? Lancaster County marriage licenses available by mail only

County Clerk Dan Nolte recommended couples submit applications at least three weeks in advance of their wedding.

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Jim McKee: The rise and fall of Rising CityJim McKee: The rise and fall of Rising City

Jim McKee: The rise and fall of Rising City

Highways, like the railroad, can either make or break a community. In the case of Risings, today’s Rising City, the…

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Lincoln neighbors come together amid time of uncertaintyLincoln neighbors come together amid time of uncertainty

Lincoln neighbors come together amid time of uncertainty

People from all over Lincoln have shared their children's creations as well as where they have spotted eggs.

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Omaha nonprofit responds to call for toilet paperOmaha nonprofit responds to call for toilet paper

Omaha nonprofit responds to call for toilet paper

OMAHA — Forty-thousand rolls of toilet paper sold in less than 24 hours.

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At a glanceAt a glance

At a glance

A special prosecutor from outside Dodge County was appointed to handle an investigation and prosecution.

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Wrong-way moose on the loose in Gage CountyWrong-way moose on the loose in Gage County

Wrong-way moose on the loose in Gage County

The moose made his first appearance outside of Ainsworth last year. He wandered south past Ravenna and Hastings, spent some…

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First Nebraskans die from coronavirusFirst Nebraskans die from coronavirus

First Nebraskans die from coronavirus

A Hall County woman in her 60s has also died from the coronavirus, officials said Friday afternoon.

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State Fair director stepping downState Fair director stepping down

State Fair director stepping down

The animosity between some board members was on full display during the virtual meeting.

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Scorecard: Lancaster County gets a C for social-distancing effortsScorecard: Lancaster County gets a C for social-distancing efforts

Scorecard: Lancaster County gets a C for social-distancing efforts

As health officials across the country are encouraging residents to take social distancing seriously, one website gives Lancaster County a…

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First Nebraskan has died from coronavirusFirst Nebraskan has died from coronavirus

First Nebraskan has died from coronavirus

An Omaha-area man in his 50s is the first person in Nebraska to die from COVID-19, the Douglas County Health…

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63-year-old State Penitentiary inmate dies63-year-old State Penitentiary inmate dies

63-year-old State Penitentiary inmate dies

A prison spokeswoman said John Funaro's caused of death hasn't yet been determined but is believed to have been natural…

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Nebraska’s House members support coronavirus relief billNebraska’s House members support coronavirus relief bill

Nebraska’s House members support coronavirus relief bill

The U.S. House rushed President Donald Trump a $2.2 trillion rescue package its members approved on a voice vote. Here's…

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