BC-NE--Nebraska News Digest 6 pm, NE
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WRONGFUL CONVICTIONS _ Gage County supervisors voted to support legislation that would allow imposition of a countywide sales tax to help pay the $28.1 million owed to six people who were wrongfully convicted in a 1985 Beatrice murder. SENT: 330 words.
NATIONAL GUARD ASSIGNMENT _ A send-off ceremony is planned for about 50 Nebraska Army National Guard soldiers who will travel to the Middle East.
BUSINESS THEFT-BOOKKEEPER _ A bookkeeper accused of stealing more than $85,000 from a Columbus business has been imprisoned.
OMAHA STUDENT KILLED _ The parents of an Omaha Public Schools student struck and killed by a school bus have settled their claim with the bus fleet’s insurer.
BKC--BIG TEN THIS WEEK
No. 8 Michigan State rides a seven-game win streak into its game at No. 14 Ohio State, the highlight of the weekend schedule in the Big Ten. By Eric Olson. SENT: 600 words, photos.
SPORTS IN BRIEF:
FBO--TOMMY ARMSTRONG-INDOOR TEAM _ Former Nebraska quarterback Tommy Armstrong Jr. has signed a contract to play for the Nebraska Danger of the Indoor Football League.
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