Author Archives: Jane Monnich

Lincoln Mayor Adds To Discrimination Rules

Lincoln Mayor Adds To Discrimination Rules

Lincoln Mayor Leirion Gaylor Baird signed an executive order prohibiting discrimination against Lincoln city employees on the basis of gender identity or expression.  The actions strengthens the city’s policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation. Mayor Gaylor Baird is encouraging all employers in Lincoln to create an inclusive working environment for every…Read more »

State Tax Collections Are Again Over Forecast

State Tax Collections Are Again Over Forecast

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) – Nebraska state government once again collected more tax revenue than expected last month. The Nebraska Department of Revenue reported Friday that the state received a net of $290 million in October, which is nearly 9% higher than the $266 million expected in an April forecast. The department says net corporate and…Read more »

Johnny Carson Center For Emerging Arts Is Formally Dedicated

Johnny Carson Center For Emerging Arts Is Formally Dedicated

Hudl Vice President of People and Corporate Communications Kyle Murphy tells KLIN News that UNL’s new Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Arts addresses a need for technology employees in the future. Murphy was part of a panel of leading experts from technology and entertainment industries discussing how the new center addresses workforce needs for the…Read more »

Christmas Shopping In Nebraska Is Predicted To Be Good But Not Great

Christmas Shopping In Nebraska Is Predicted To Be Good But Not Great

Christmas shopping in Nebraska is predicted to be reasonably good this year..but Creighton University Economist Ernie Goss tells KLIN News the outlook isn’t as jolly as they’d like partly because of international trade concerns with the president threatening a hard line toward the Chinese with tariffs. Goss says he still expects Christmas retail sales to…Read more »

Watch Out For CBD Oil

CBD Oil, or cannabidiol, appears to be the latest fad treatment for everything from pain to anxiety. It’s being sold and advertised in a number of stores across the state. Lancaster County Attorney Pat Condon offers a cautionary note. Condon tells KLIN News if your purchase is over the allowable THC level it would be…Read more »

Feds File More Charges Against Ex Lincoln Daycare Employee

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) – More federal charges have been filed against a former Lincoln daycare worker accused of sexually assaulting children. The U.S. attorney’s office in Omaha said Wednesday that the grand jury indictment against 26-year-old Titus Miller includes two counts of sexual exploitation of five children between Aug. 17 and Oct. 15. Miller had…Read more »

New State Roadside Memorial Policy Takes Effect

New State Roadside Memorial Policy Takes Effect

Loved ones killed in vehicle accidents will be honored under a new Nebraska Transportation Roadside Memorial Policy. Spokeswoman Jeni Campana tells KLIN News that family members of crash victims can now apply to them for the memorial. She says that some of the previous privately placed signs were hazardous. Campana says the Transportation Department wants…Read more »

UNL Moves Forward With Veterans Tribute

UNL Moves Forward With Veterans Tribute

The University of Nebraska Lincoln’s longstanding tradition of supporting veterans and military service members is expanding. UNL is moving forward with a reflection area for its Veterans’ Tribute project. UNL Assistant to the Chancellor for government and military relations…Michelle Waite tells KLIN News the project will illustrate multiple positive attributes of serving in the military. …Read more »