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  • Heavy police presence near 51st & Superior December 16, 2017
    A heavy police presence at 51st and Superior this evening, as the Lancaster County Sheriff Office serves a warrant. We have a reporter on the scene, and we're told that there is a person in a home near the area that has barricaded themselves inside. Officers are negotiating with the individual at this time. They […]
    Evan Hummel
  • UPDATE: LPS worker accused of sexual assault appears in court December 16, 2017
    Lincoln High basketball coach Marcus Perry made a brief court appearance Friday afternoon. 
    Joe Harris
  • UNL alumni relive Cather Pound memories December 16, 2017
    Posted By: Bayley Bischof Channel 8 Eyewitness News  Cather and Pound Halls have had thousand of students live in them over the last 50 plus years. Including Virgina Trauthen, who was one of the first to live in Pound Hall when it was built in 1963. "I had a lot of memories there– and it […]
    Bayley Bischof

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  • For Nebraska Christmas tree farmers, 2012 drought's lingering impact greater than that of Great Recession December 16, 2017
    For many, thinking about decorating for Christmas doesn’t start until the weekend after Thanksgiving, or the day after Halloween at the earliest, but for Christmas tree growers around the country, planning for this Christmas started eight or nine years ago.
  • Senior menus for 12/16/17 December 16, 2017
    Menus are subject to change. All meals include 1 percent or fat-free milk and margarine and are served Monday-Friday at these Aging Partners senior centers:
  • Meals on Wheels for 12/16/17 December 16, 2017
    Tabitha Meals on Wheels are delivered to people who cannot prepare their own meals for health-related reasons. The basic menu, listed below, includes bread, margarine and milk. To order meals, get more information or volunteer, call Tabitha Meals on Wheels,…
  • After years of chasing leads, Iowa man reunites with half-sister in Lincoln December 16, 2017
    After all the DNA testing, the digging through family records, the phone calls and emails to strangers, John Stewart always hoped the hard work would eventually pay off.
  • Check out these holiday light displays December 16, 2017
    Here are some reader submissions for holiday light displays. We'll run the list periodically over the next few weeks, adding more houses as we get them.