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Lawmakers reserve right not to meet Tuesday, citing protests

Lawmakers reserve right not to meet Tuesday, citing protests

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers are reserving the right to not meet as scheduled on Tuesday due to the expected armed protests at state capitols around the country. State lawmakers adjourned for the week Friday and won’t return “until the call of the speaker.” Normally, lawmakers return to the Capitol on a specified day.…

Man critically injured in hunting accident near Lincoln

Man critically injured in hunting accident near Lincoln

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say an 18-year-old was critically injured in a hunting accident near Lincoln when a deer rifle unexpectedly fired. Lancaster County Sheriff Terry Wagner tells the Lincoln Journal Star that the incident happened Thursday evening near 176th Street and Havelock Avenue. Wagner says the man had been out hunting with a…

UPDATE: Benkelman evacuation order canceled

UPDATE: Benkelman evacuation order canceled

Update 7:30 A.M.: BULLETIN – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED CIVIL EMERGENCY MESSAGE DUNDY COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGER RELAYED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GOODLAND KS 730 AM MST FRI JAN 15 2021 THE FOLLOWING MESSAGE IS TRANSMITTED AT THE REQUEST OF THE DUNDY COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGER. …THE EVACUATION ORDER FOR BENKELMAN NEBRASKA HAS BEEN CANCELED… THE EMERGENCY MANAGER…

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KGFW Sports – Husker Safeties Return, Lopers and High School Update

KGFW Sports – Husker Safeties Return, Lopers and High School Update

Nebraska safeties Marquel Dismuke and Deontai Williams will be returning for a second senior season. Both announced their decision on Twitter Wednesday. Dismuke, a 6-foot-2 215-pound California native, has started 20 consecutive games. He has 158 tackles in his Husker career, including 47 this past season. He was also tied for the team-lead in pass…

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Nearly a dozen ex-military members among those arrested in connection with Capitol riot

Nearly a dozen ex-military members among those arrested in connection with Capitol riot

BlakeDavidTaylor/iStockBy OLIVIA RUBIN and SOO RIN KIM, ABC News(WASHINGTON) — Retired military servicemen are turning up in alarming numbers on wanted posters and in charging documents as federal agents continue their sweep of arrests tied to the deadly riot at the Capitol last week, a trend that has experts increasingly concerned about the dangerous allure…

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Shawn Johnson pregnant with baby No. 2 with husband Andrew East

Shawn Johnson pregnant with baby No. 2 with husband Andrew East

Paul Archuleta/FilmMagicBy CARSON BLACKWELDER, ABC News (NEW YORK) — Shawn Johnson is pregnant with her second child with husband Andrew East, the couple announced Friday.”Here we go again,” the Olympic gold medalist captioned an Instagram post featuring a series of photos in which she shows off her baby bump with her family.In the first snap,…

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Poeschl resigns from National FFA

Poeschl resigns from National FFA

The National FFA Organization’s CEO has resigned.  FFA announced Friday that Mark Poeschl has left the organization effective immediately. Poeschl began his tenure with National FFA in August of 2016.  In a statement, Poeschl says he’s proud of what has been accomplished together but says it’s time for the next CEO of FFA to step…

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