Spectator charged with assaulting WWE star Bret Hart

New York 04/08/19, 07:23

Authorities say a spectator faces assault and trespassing charges after tackling wrestler Bret "The Hitman" Hart while he was giving a speech during the WWE Hall of Fame ceremony in Brooklyn.Bail was set at $1,500 for Zachary Madsen of Lincoln, ...

Farmers back Ricketts property tax plan; others opposed

Business 02/27/19, 18:47

Farmers who have seen their property taxes surge rallied Wednesday behind Gov. Pete Ricketts' property tax plan, but local governments voiced opposition to parts of the plan that would hamper their ability to collect extra tax revenue.Ricketts acknowledged that his ...

Sen. Sasse tells UNL students to unplug from technology

Tech 02/12/19, 11:58

Republican Sen. Ben Sasse has told University of Nebraska-Lincoln students that he blames technology eroding the way people connect for the country's divisiveness. More than 600 students sat in on the discussion Monday with the senator who is among President Donald ...

30 acres in Illinois once owned by Lincoln head to auction

U.S. 02/11/19, 20:18

A plot of Illinois farmland once owned by President Abraham Lincoln is heading to auction.A retired farmer in the central Illinois city of Charleston is selling his family's 590-acre farm, which includes a 30-acre plot once owned by the nation's ...

Professor names beetle species after ‘Game of Thrones’

U.S. 12/30/18, 13:10

A Nebraska entomologist has named three of his eight newest beetle discoveries after the dragons from the HBO series "Game of Thrones" and George R.R. Martin book series "A Song of Ice and Fire."University of Nebraska-Lincoln professor Brett Ratcliffe named ...

School bus driver shortage creates headaches for districts

U.S. 12/23/18, 11:04

School districts throughout the U.S. are struggling to find school bus drivers, a challenge that has worsened with low unemployment and a strong economy.The problem has become so severe that some districts are offering sign-up bonuses for new drivers, while ...

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