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Senators pass bills for mental health medication and opioid addiction

The words "Nebraska Legislature" overlaid with a photo of the state capital
During third day of the summer legislative session, senators passed bills for mental health medication and opioid addiction.

Bill would give juveniles more of a voice in the court...

Senators inside the Legislative Chamber for the first day of the 2020 session.
A proposed bill in the Nebraska Legislature would give juveniles involved in the criminal justice system and their representatives more say in the court...

COVID-19 means animals and 4-H at county fairs, but no plans...

Four young 4-H members showcase their pigs to a judge at the Lincoln County Fair.
County fairs are having to adjust or postpone fairs due to COVID-19.

Lifeguard shortages, COVID-19 affect Nebraska pools and water parks

The Pawnee Plunge Water Park Sign located in front of the facility with two of the park's big slides in the background.
Some water parks and pools struggle to open due to lack of staff this summer, while others prepare to open while following the new guidelines from COVID-19.