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Former U.S. Marine believed dead in his native South Sudan

For his Omaha family, a portrait and some memories are all that’s left of the South Sudan-born Thichuong, who risked his life in Iraq for his adopted country and gave his life in the struggle for his native one.

Scathing federal review targets prisons records chief

Gov. Dave Heineman says the job status of the records administrator at the center of scandal at the Nebraska Corrections Department is under further review, following a highly critical Justice Department review of Kyle Poppert’s job performance.

FOOTBALL

Shatel: Lowering the boom: No noise off field could have NU poised to make plenty on it

There’s no off-the-field drama. No three-ring circus. There have been six wins and one loss that was no reason to panic, and a lot of press conferences in between that haven’t produced much news. 

State of schools: Pressure builds for Nebraska to seek ‘no child’ waiver

With half of schools on the federal improvement list, education leaders say the process is moving ahead. 

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