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3 kids taken in Nebraska carjacking found with frostbite

Jan. 29, 2023 18:54 PM EST

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) — Three young children were being treated for frostbite in Nebraska Sunday after police said two suspects stole an SUV while they were inside. Around 3 a.m. Sunday, when temperatures were around 0 degrees, a man reported that his 2012 Chevrolet Traverse had...

Young, Carey lead Maryland past Nebraska 82-63

Jan. 28, 2023 19:28 PM EST

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Jahmir Young had 18 points, seven assists, and six steals, Donald Carey added 16 points, and Maryland defeated Nebraska 82-63 on Saturday. Donta Scott added 12 points, Hakim Hart 11, and Patrick Emilien 10. Emilien had seven rebounds and Hart added five...

Clark's double-double leads No. 10 Iowa past Nebraska 80-76

Jan. 28, 2023 16:11 PM EST

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Caitlin Clark had 33 points and 12 rebounds, and No. 10 Iowa held off Nebraska for an 80-76 win on Saturday. It was the 10th double-double of the season for Clark, who came into the game second in the nation in scoring at 26.8 points per game. She just missed...

Nebraska lawmaker again pushes no-permit conceal carry

Jan. 26, 2023 18:07 PM EST

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska lawmaker is taking another shot at trying to pass a bill that would not only allow people to carry concealed handguns without a permit, it would prohibit the state's cities and counties from issuing local laws to do so within their borders. Sen. Tom...

Northwestern beats Nebraska for 7th straight time, 78-63

Jan. 25, 2023 21:13 PM EST

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Ty Berry made six 3-pointers and scored 26 points, Boo Buie added 17 points and Northwestern beat Nebraska 78-63 on Wednesday night. It was the second of three games in five days for Northwestern (14-5, 5-3 Big Ten), which had two games postponed last week due...

Governor hawks tax cuts, increased school funding in address

Jan. 25, 2023 12:41 PM EST

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Gov. Jim Pillen delivered his first State of the State address in the state Capitol on Wednesday, spelling out plans to drastically cut taxes while increasing funding to state schools. “What we do with the people’s money this session is critical...

Iowa lawmakers OK public money for private school students

Jan. 24, 2023 14:43 PM EST

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Any Iowa student who wants to attend a private school could use public money to pay for tuition or other expenses under a plan passed Tuesday by the Legislature and quickly signed into law by Gov. Kim Reynolds, making the state the third to pass a measure that allows such...

Editorial Roundup: Nebraska

Jan. 23, 2023 17:35 PM EST

Lincoln Journal Star. January 19, 2023. Editorial: Third term for legislators is good option Next year, Nebraska voters are certain to be asked to allow state senators to serve three consecutive terms in Legislature That is because 40 of the 49 senators...

Pete Ricketts sworn in as Nebraska senator, replacing Sasse

Jan. 23, 2023 17:04 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts was sworn in as the newest member of the U.S. Senate on Monday, replacing Republican Sen. Ben Sasse as the Senate returns from several weeks of recess to begin a new session of closely-divided government. Ricketts is bringing...

Knee injury ends season for Nebraska's Emmanuel Bandoumel

Jan. 23, 2023 16:25 PM EST

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's Emmanuel Bandoumel will require surgery and miss the rest of the season after injuring his knee in a game over the weekend, coach Fred Hoiberg announced Monday. Bandoumel's knee buckled as he drove to the basket in the first half of the Cornhuskers'...