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NU’s proposed 2018-19 budget has $28M in spending cuts

NU’s proposed 2018-19 budget has $28M in spending cuts

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) – The University of Nebraska’s proposed budget for the upcoming year includes more than $28 million in spending cuts that will see a loss of more than 100 jobs across four campuses, department consolidations and a possible tuition increase. The university system said in a news release Thursday that the proposed budget…

Lincoln man found guilty in brutal beating of UNL student

Lincoln man found guilty in brutal beating of UNL student

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) – A Lincoln man has been found guilty in a second trial in the brutal beating and robbery of a University of Nebraska-Lincoln student. Late Wednesday night, a Lancaster County jury found 25-year-old James Price guilty of aiding and abetting robbery and first-degree assault. The Lincoln Journal Star reports he faces up…

2 men suspected of using stolen credit card information

2 men suspected of using stolen credit card information

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) – Grand Island police say officers have arrested two men suspected of using or possessing dozens of credit or debit cards encoded with stolen card information. Police said Thursday that Rafael Figueredo Hidalgo faces 119 counts of felony forgery and 22 counts of felony and misdemeanor criminal possession of a financial…

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KGFW Sports – Legion Baseball 6/22

KGFW Sports – Legion Baseball 6/22

Runza Sr’s (20-5) – Thursday @ Scottsbluff (DH) at Cleveland Field – Won 10-2, 15-3 Saturday @ Greeley, Colorado (DH) – 12:00, 2:00 Sunday @ Sterling, Colorado – 1:00 Tuesday vs. Lexington @ Memorial Field – 7:30 Wednesday @ Hastings at Duncan Field – 7:30 — Post 52 Jr’s (18-9) – Tuesday vs. Lexington @…

KGFW Sports – Friday Night Light Camp Tonight

KGFW Sports – Friday Night Light Camp Tonight

The Huskers will wrap up the June camp season with their second Friday Night Lights event tonight. About 250 athletes, including most of Nebraska’s 2018 recuiting class, are registered to participate. They include these verbal commits — defensive tackle Ethan Piper (Norfolk Catholic), athlete Garrett Snodgrass (York), defensive end Garrett Nelson (Scottsbluff), quarterback Luke McCaffrey…

KGFW Sports – Legion Baseball 6/21

KGFW Sports – Legion Baseball 6/21

Runza Sr’s (18-5) @ Grand Island Home Federal at Ryder Park – (Postponed) Thursday @ Scottsbluff (DH) at Cleveland Field – 6:00, 8:00 — Post 52 Jr’s (18-9) @ Grand Island Five Points at Ryder Park – (Postponed) Tuesday vs. Lexington @ Memorial Field – 5:00 — Jersey’s Sr’s (13-5) def. Central City @ Memorial…

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AFBF concerned about ag labor in immigration bills

With the defeat of the Securing America’s Future Act in the U.S. House, a farm group is concerned about whether Congress can get important fixes into immigration laws that farmers need. Mace Thornton with American Farm Bureau says they supported the failed bill, and tells Brownfield he’s glad the House will bring up separate ag…

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