BC-NE--Nebraska News Digest 1 pm, NE
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HEATING COSTS RISING _ Lincoln school district officials are looking to stem energy costs at three high schools that have spiked by an estimated $60,000 more a year from when the systems were first installed. SENT: 250 words.
XGR--PROPERTY TAX LEVIES _ A bill that would make it harder for local governments to collect a property tax windfall when home and land values rise has won first-round approval from Nebraska lawmakers.
XGR--PERSONAL LOAN-NEBRASKA _ Nebraska lawmakers have postponed a vote that would let personal loan companies charge a higher maximum interest rate after some senators objected to the proposal.
GRAIN BIN DEATH _ Authorities say a man died in southeast Nebraska’s Otoe County after climbing into a grain bin to clear a jammed auger.
COURTHOUSE SIGN _ Adams County supervisors have rejected a request to have sign placed in the courthouse saying, “Practice Tolerance.”
JAIL INMATE DIES _ Authorities say a 40-year-old inmate was found dead in a Cass County Jail cell.
BUFFALO COUNTY COLLISION _ Authorities say one driver was killed and another was injured when their pickup trucks collided on a bridge southeast of Kearney in south-central Nebraska.
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