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“I’m grateful that we’re getting 3%, grateful to the Legislature and to the governor. It’s so much better than we were, but this is not a growth budget.” – University of Nebraska President Hank Bounds on the university’s funding situation amid additional proposed tuition hikes.

“It's just interesting to me that it's being sold all across the state, and being enforced nowhere except three times and it's being sold inside the confines of North Platte, Nebraska, as well, and I'm not aware of anybody else being charged.” – Russ Jones, attorney to a North Platte business owner charged with a felony for selling CBD products.

“One of these kids had 60 placements. They just constantly move, move, move, every two to three months. That's not right.” – Kim Hawekotte, executive director of the Nebraska Foster Care Review Office, on a report that found half of children in foster care were younger than 7 when removed from home.

“To be a head coach, it needed to be a spot where I felt like you could win a national championship. Honestly, that was a prerequisite for me. I wanted to go to a place where you can actually go to Omaha. That's that I wanted the next step to be. This is the right time and the right job.” – New Nebraska baseball coach Will Bolt during his official introduction.

"We continually see people knocking on the door, but they are not getting in.” – Nebraska Public Power District spokesman Mark Becker, refuting a New York Times report that Cooper Nuclear Station near Brownville had been breached by a cyberattack.

"Those (cases) never go away, and it's just going to free them up a little bit more and allow them to do other things they can't do when they're busy doing follow-up.” – Lincoln Police Department Capt. Don Scheinost, on how Mayor Leirion Gaylor Baird’s plan to hire six new officers will benefit investigations.

"It's been a tough four years for the complex, since about 2015. Now we're going in the right direction." – Dan Lesoing, president of the Lincoln Sports Foundation, of the former Abbott Sports Complex, which now bears the foundation’s name.

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