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Updated LPS reading list includes bestsellers, books that tackle tough subjects

For the first time in nearly two decades, Animal Farm won’t be on ninth graders’ reading lists in their Lincoln Public Schools’ English classes.

Wilderness Ridge plans to go members-only, add amenities

Since it opened in 2001, Wilderness Ridge Golf Club has been open for public play.

Older Nebraskans seeing access to care diminish as more nursing homes close

When Wymore's Good Samaritan Center closed in 2017, Virginia Swift was forced to leave the nursing home in the town in which she had grown up and move 14 miles down the road to another home.


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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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