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11-foot wall of water: One dam breaks, three counties suffer

From their offices in Lincoln early Thursday, hydrologists with the U.S. Geological Survey were monitoring the final few moments of a stream gauge more than 200 miles away, on the Niobrara River.

Female senators talk about why their perspective is important in the Nebraska Legislature

The Nebraska Legislature had two women among its members when it became the second state in the nation in 1972 to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment.

Before Lincoln library books are checked in, they’re checked out for bed bugs

Days after the Lincoln woman took a recipe book back to the Lincoln library on Superior Street, she received something in return.

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Steven M. Sipple: Chinander tells why size matters on 'D'; pass-rush talk; and flood of prayers

Although he's in his second year as Nebraska's defensive coordinator, we're still learning Erik Chinander's philosophies about coaching. One of his philosophies jibes with something I've long deemed important: Give me a bunch of dudes 6-foot-4 and taller coming off the bus.

Don Walton: Census, redistricting and Tim Miles

The impact of a full and accurate 2020 census count in Nebraska was chronicled last week in terms of the hundreds of millions of dollars of federal funds that are at stake.

Cindy Lange-Kubick: Abbey Schnell, the Lincoln woman who inspired an army of cheerleaders

I called the number on the post-it note Thursday and now I have a date.

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