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Lincoln Police investigator receives Mayor’s Award of Excellence

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – Mayor Leirion Gaylor Baird gave out special recognition Monday to a Lincoln Police Department investigator. This month’s Award of Excellence recognizes Investigator Scott Parker’s work building a new website. It aids in training for local hospitality professionals in alcohol management, service and sales. The goal is to boost productivity and prevent […]

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City Council

Lincoln City Council votes on Michon Morrow as chief of LPD | #citycouncil

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – The Lincoln City Council is voting on Michon Morrow to be the permanent police chief on Monday. On Feb. 27, Mayor Leirion Gaylor Barid announced her nomination of Morrow, who has been a member of the Lincoln Police Department since 1995. Morrow was appointed acting chief of police in July after Teresa […]

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Governor and Lincoln mayor agree on location for new Nebraska State Prison

LINCOLN, Neb (KMTV) — Just a little under two weeks ago, Governor Pillen and Corrections Director Rob Jeffrys unveiled the long awaited location of Nebraska’s new prison. It wasn’t surprising that Pillen announced a new prison location but the location he chose was certainly surprising for many Lincoln officials. “I was surprised, it was the […]

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Arkansas

Arkansas Martin Luther King, Jr. Commission giving away food for Juneteenth

LITTLE ROCK (KATV) — The Arkansas Martin Luther King, Jr. Commission will be having a Juneteenth Food Giveaway at the Jacksonville Community Center. From 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at 5 Municipal Dr, Jacksonville, Arkansas 72076, the AMLKC will distribute over 10,000 pounds of protein and food items free of charge to the community to […]

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City Council

Lifelong northwest Lincoln resident announces run for City Council | National News | #citycouncil

Brodey Weber, a lifelong resident of northwest Lincoln who ran against Sen. Mike Hilgers for a seat in the Legislature in 2020, on Wednesday announced his candidacy for the District 4 seat on the Lincoln City Council. Weber is the second candidate to announce a bid for the seat being vacated by Tammy Ward, the […]

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While waiting on climate plan, Omaha mayor asked to act now

OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) – Whether or not it took Omaha too long to officially begin the climate plan journey was not what people like U.N.L. Professor Emeritus David Corbin and Creighton’s sociology program director Ryan Wishart came to Mayor Jean Stothert’s final town hall of 2022 to talk about. “There are a lot of federal […]

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Mayor’s proposed biennial budget bolsters public safety, health departments in Lincoln | Local Government

Lincoln would add firefighters and police officers, 911 dispatchers, public health nurses and a host of other new positions as part of the mayor’s biennial budget, which she will present to the City Council on Monday. The budget — bolstered by an anticipated 18% increase in sales tax revenue in 2022-23 and a smaller 1.2% increase […]

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