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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 »

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Western Nebraska Man Charged With Shooting His Son

GERING, Neb. (AP) — A western Nebraska man has been charged with assault after shooting and wounding his 39-year-old son during an argument. Prosecutors charged 67-year-old Eldon Anthony with first-degree assault and using a firearm in connection with the Nov. 11 incident. Police were called to Anthony’s home in Gering Monday evening after the shooting.…read more »

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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 »

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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 »