BC-NE--Nebraska News Digest 1:30 pm, NE
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AROUND THE STATE:
INDIAN CENTER AILING
LINCOLN _ Marshall Prichard said keeping the doors open at the Lincoln Indian Center is like flying an airplane while trying to fix it at the same time. SENT: 430 words.
SOUTH BELTWAY _ Design work is finished for an 11-mile, four-lane expressway south of Lincoln that’s designed to divert truck traffic away from a heavily traveled city highway.
MOTOR FUELS TAX _ Nebraska’s motor fuel tax is slated to rise from 28 cents per gallon to 29.6 cents, a rate that will be in effect from Jan. 1 through June 30, 2019.
DEER MEAT PROGRAM _ A Nebraska program that provides ground venison to Nebraska residents in need will be able to accept an additional 100 deer because of several donations.
SHUTDOWN-NEBRASKA STATE GOVERNMENT _ Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts’ administration is warning state agencies to brace for the impact of the partial federal government shutdown.
BKC--T25-CAL STATE FULLERTON-NEBRASKA
LINCOLN, Neb. _ No. 25 Nebraska plays a Cal State Fullerton team that has just one win against Division I competition. By Eric Olson. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos, after 2 p.m. EST start.
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