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Spielman Ruled Day to Day, Morgan Nears Career Milestones

With Nebraska having to face the toughest defense they’ve come up against since the Michigan game back in September, the Huskers could be without one of their best offensive weapons, sophomore wide receiver J.D. Spielman. “He’s day to day,” offensive coordinator Troy Walters said, speaking to the media from the Hawks Championship Center Wednesday morning.…read more »

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Nebraska Schools Getting New Mental Health Services

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) – Nebraska schools are getting new resources for students with mental and behavioral health problems. Gov. Pete Ricketts announced Tuesday that schools have received a written guidebook connecting them to community mental health services from the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services. The state also received a recent $9 million, five-year…read more »

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Blackshirts Look to Bounce Back after Surrendering over 500 Yards of Total Offense to Illinois

The Huskers have seen an immense turnaround in their performances since starting the season with six consecutive losses, but question marks still swirl around the Blackshirts. Nebraska surrendered 383 rushing yards to Illinois, 187 of which came against former Husker quarterback A.J. Bush. “Last week obviously (we) had a lot of run fit issues,” defensive…read more »

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Nebraska Has 2nd Highest Rate of Kids in Foster Care at 19

Nebraska has the nation’s second-highest rate of children who remain in foster care through age 19. A new report by the Anne Casey Foundation says Nebraska youths are benefiting from the increased stability and support. Many child welfare experts see longer placements as desirable because they lead to more successful outcomes for those youths. Nebraska…read more »