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Viral and vital: The Nebraska beer fridge that survived a fire, flood and found worldwide fame

Finding the magic beer fridge in the middle of a flood-scarred field six months ago was Kyle Simpson’s first surprise.

'No way he made it out of there' — Hope fades for Lincoln man missing in Colorado

Ali Kenani was a long way from home, but longer still from where he was headed.

Gin bottles in the cistern — History unearthed at Capitol-area construction site

At the turn of the last century, around the time he was acquitted of losing a quarter-million in tax dollars, a former state treasurer chucked a pair of gin bottles into the cistern behind his spacious house at 17th and L streets.


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Cindy Lange-Kubick: An old man, a young boy and a whole bunch of bluebirds

BLUE SPRINGS — The early week rain has gone but the wind has remained, bringing a chill to this sunny morning on the Chief Standing Bear trail, where an old man and a young boy prepare to perform their weekly service to the bluebird.

Cindy Lange-Kubick: Nebraska Mother of the Year, giving back through her grief

When the mail arrived and she saw the envelope — To the Parents of Spencer Konecky — the mother paused.

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