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Nebraska’s top government watchdog often has spent more of his Lincoln workday at a sports bar than at his State Capitol office, Paul Hammel reports. 

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Micah Mertes offers his list of must-see TV for the fall. 

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The next time you go out in the Blackstone District, you may see another tax on your bill for food or drink. And if you live in an apartment there, you may see your rent creep up.

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Awaiting his fate Friday, Anthony Garcia assumed the same position he’s taken since he was convicted two years ago of the serial killings of four innocents. Slumped in a wheelchair.

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Nebraska coach Scott Frost, according to NU players, apologized to the team after the Huskers' 24-19 loss to Troy — he said Nebraska could have been better prepared — but also had a blunt, positive message for his players, too. 

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