RECAP: All of Friday’s biggest stories

A recap of the biggest Friday stories from across Nebraska:

Support efforts starting for Blue Springs family in deadly house fire

Lincoln school bus accident leaves several injured

Inmate sues to get abortion

Smithfield responds to Thursday rally

Murder-suicide victim had abuse protection order, officials reviewing case

Neary hangs on in primary, appears to be Stothert’s general election foe

Otoe County Courthouse temporarily closed after COVID-19 cases

Senators give initial OK to $9.7B Nebraska budget package

Coaches criticize lack of tourney coverage; ESPN reverses course

Norfolk theatre students return to the stage for first time since quarantine

Midwest governors meet to discuss flooding

Nebraska City Economic Development plans to release latest study findings

Rosewood Academy owner, employees facing child abuse charges

Mississippi man pleads to charge in motorcyclist’s death in Omaha

Court sentences Pine Ridge man to 35 years in prison

Lincoln man charged with stealing over $29,000 from uncle

Levy override debate heats up in Nebraska City

No COVID-related hospitalizations or deaths last week in PHS region

Bomgaars welcomed to Beatrice this week

Sidney FFA takes home award in first state competition

Blue Valley Community Action, Hope Crisis Center team up at new Beatrice location

Fortenberry introduces Winnebago Land Transfer Act

Advocacy Center brings awareness to child abuse