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Fave 5: Journal Star staff pick their top local stories in 2019

From breaking news and sports to enterprise reporting, we are sharing Journal Star staffers' favorite work from 2019.

Entertainment writer L. Kent Wolgamott's memorable stories from 2019

Reporter L. Kent Wolgamott selected his most memorable stories of 2019.

Sports reporter Brent C. Wagner's memorable stories from 2019

Reporter Brent C. Wagner selected his most memorable stories of 2019.


Compelling insights from the heart of our community.

Don Walton: Property taxes, Ernie and lemon pastries

It's not easy for urban and rural senators to reach consensus on broad tax reform.

Cindy Lange-Kubick: 'She would like a job where something like this wouldn’t happen to her'

Gloria Sarmiento scrolls through her phone, pulling up photos of injured meatpacking workers as we head out of Lincoln — her Nebraska Appleseed colleague Magdalena "Maggie" Cazarez driving us north.

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