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Businesses reopen, residents return home

Downtown Lincoln appeared to be back to normal Thursday afternoon after evacuees from a tanker fire returned to their homes and businesses reopened. An estimated 10,000 residents ...

Evacuees sleep in cars, make friends at shelters

Although remaining concerned, evacuees seemed to be OK on Wednesday at the Lincoln Community Center, one of three evacuation shelters set up in Lincoln. Police evacuated 4,800 resi ...

Students raise $1,000 for Japan

On a typical night in March, Granite Bay High School junior Kevin Thomte stayed up late studying for class when he caught initial news broadcasts about an earthquake and tsunami th ...

Prepared for the worst?

Do you know what to do in the event of a disaster? Preparedness will be on the agenda Saturday, when several public agencies gather for an emergency preparedness safety fair hoste ...