BC-NE--Nebraska News Digest 1 pm, NE
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LINCOLN _ Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts will take the oath of office Thursday for a second and final term. The Republican governor will address lawmakers after his swearing-in ceremony at the Capitol. By Grant Schulte. UPCOMING: 500 words by 5 p.m., photos.
_ RICKETTS-NEW TERM-THE LATEST
AROUND THE STATE:
VETERANS APARTMENTS _ An Omaha real estate company has proposed a plan to turn a vacant former college dormitory into apartments for homeless veterans, as another local veterans housing facility has reached capacity. SENT: 270 words.
CAREGIVER ACCUSED _ A 28-year-old caregiver has pleaded not guilty to stealing more than $14,000 from the northeast Nebraska man she’s been helping.
FALSE ROBBERY REPORT _ Buffalo County Court records say a 23-year-old man will be sentenced next month for lying to police about being robbed in Kearney.
SIBLINGS LOCKED IN ROOM _ A northeast Nebraska couple are accused of locking their children in a bedroom of their home and letting them out only to use a bathroom.
SHELTER WORKER-SEX CHARGE _ An Iowa woman accused of having sex with a teenage boy staying at the Child Saving Institute shelter in Omaha has been sent to prison.
LINCOLN _ Nebraska looks to bounce back from two straight road losses when Penn State visits. The Nittany Lions have lost all four of their Big Ten games. By Eric Olson. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game starts 8 p.m.
SPORTS IN BRIEF:
BKC--NEBRASKA-OMAHA-NORTH DAKOTA _ Nebraska-Omaha plays North Dakota at Betty Engelstad Sioux Center.
ICE FISHING WORKSHOPS _ A free family clinic on ice fishing planned for Saturday at Lincoln’s Holmes Lake has been canceled.
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