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Just a text away: 'Sextortion' cases skyrocket as smartphone access increases among children

Posing as a young woman on Facebook, a 26-year-old man from Lincoln duped five teenage boys from Nebraska, Kansas and Iowa into sharing exp… Read more

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Don Walton: Ricketts-Krist debate argument all about exposure

Gov. Pete Ricketts has incumbency, name recognition, plenty of money already banked in campaign funding, the ability to command media attention any day of the week. Read more

Chicago style: Frost's debut among the top storylines at Big Ten Media Days

Here are a few storylines to watch as the Huskers’ contingent of head coach Scott Frost, wide receiver Stanley Morgan, defensive tackle Mick Stoltenberg and left guard Jerald Foster gets set to appear Monday afternoon. Read more

'It just seems like the perfect fit:' Henrich's commitment gives NU huge recruiting victory

Scott Frost stood at a Memorial Stadium podium during his first day as the Nebraska head coach and sent a clear message to the top high school football players in his native state. Read more

Lane changes on 13th Street prompt special meeting

Many people who live south of downtown look forward to safer biking and walking on 13th Street after the city adds bike lanes and makes other changes to the street. Read more

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Photos: Saline County Fair Rodeo, 7.21.18

Mutton busters and steer wrestlers competed at the 2018 Saline County PRCA Rodeo during the Saline County Fair in Crete. PHOTOS BY FRANCIS GARDLER, JOURNAL STAR Read more

Mugshots from the county jail: 07-22-2018

Mugshots taken in the last 48 hours Read more

Sarah Browning: Solitary wasps not as scary as they may look

Midsummer is the season of solitary wasps. These wasps are called solitary because they do not build large colonies like paper wasps or yellow jackets. Read more

Nazi propaganda found in several Little Free Libraries around Lincoln

Several Little Free Libraries in Lincoln had Nazi propaganda found in them Saturday, community members and Little Free Library stewards said.  Read more

PhotoFiles: Historic landmarks across Nebraska

Historic landmarks across the state of Nebraska serve as reminders of prehistoric animals that once roamed the land and sea and the great migration of settlers to the West.       Read more

Southeast Nebraska neighbors: Obituaries published today

Read through the obituaries published in today's edition of the The Lincoln Journal Star. Read more

Photos: Rugby, BMX highlight Saturday's events at Cornhusker State Games

Rugby, racquetball and BMX where on the schedule Saturday at the Cornhusker State Games. Journal Star photos by Francis Gardler. Read more

Union Bank, U-Stop rally to advance at Area 5 Legion tournament

If it wasn’t apparent how much Saturday’s contest between Union Bank and Pinnacle Bank mattered heading into it, the stream of Union Bank players flying out of the dugout after their team clinched the final out proved it. Read more

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