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Bill to finance UNL Innovation Campus stirs debate

Lawmakers advanced a proposed $25 million investment in a University of Nebraska-Lincoln research campus Monday despite the objections of some legislators who asked why project officials needed the money right away. Full story

Fryer grease rustling rises due to oil prices

Rises in fuel prices have led to an increase in the number of used fryer grease rustlers roaming restaurant alleys in the United States. Full story

Omaha, Lincoln have greater need for tax option

Officials in Omaha and Lincoln say a bill that would allow Nebraska cities to raise local sales taxes to 2 percent with voter approval would help pay for much-needed projects amid a combined $5.1 million cut in state funding to the two cities. Full story

Nebraska university announces $5 million in cuts

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln is proposing $5 million in cuts to deal with an increase in expenses, including utilities, insurance and operating costs, Chancellor Harvey Perlman announced Thursday. Full story

Teen shooter showed no signs of turning violent

Hours before opening fire on two high school principals, a Nebraska teenager accepted a suspension, then went home to speak with his father, giving no hint of turning violent. Full story

'Toilet-paper bandit' pleads guilty

The so-called toilet-paper bandit, who concealed his face by wrapping his head with toilet paper to rob a Lincoln, Neb., convenience store, pleads guilty to attempted robbery. Full story

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