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I identify body
By Chad Lorenz
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The La&aster County Sheriff has identified
I a body found last month in north Lincoln as a
) 38-year-old Fremont woman who had been miss
5 ing for three years.
Anne G. True was last
seen by her family in Fre
mont in September 1993,
but investigators think she
has been living in north Lin
coln since then, Sheriff
Terry Wagner said.
True’s slain body was
found in a remote field on
Sept. 29, southeast of N.
40th Street and Arbor Road.
True Investigators will not say
how she was killed.
Recent forensic tests have shown True had
been dead since late July or early August of this
‘ year. The body had been lying in the field since
Wagner said in a news conference that iden
tifying True takefrthe investigation to anew level
— finding the person who killed her.
“Obviously it gives us a starting point,”
People questioned by the sheriff’s office said
they had seen True in an area bordered by N.
27th to 48th streets and from Vine to Holdrege
streets, Wagner said. She had also been seen
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Summer^ last serve
east ui earner nesiaence nan. ioaay may De one oi me last rneai days ior outdoor practice, as weatner rorecasters predict more
fall-like weather in the future. Thursday’s high temperatures are expected to be in the mid-50s, with a 20 percent-chance of
'_ "Scott Bruhn/DN
OSTRICHES have become one of the world’s most popular new
. sources of red meat. Ostrich ranchers located southeast of Lincoln
and on UNL’s East Campus currently are working to figure out
the intricacies of ostrich-rearing. Please see story on Page 6.
Report explores options ^ z
By Erin Gibson
Last year, 16 million people toured
But fewer than half of them left the
fast lanes of Interstate 80 during their
In response, Gov. Ben Nelson re
cently unveiled die first comprehensive
report cm Nebraska’s tourism industry
in 20 years. The repeat includes a de
tailed plan to lure people off the inter
state and onto Nebraska’s rolling
“Our challenge is to convince those
traveling the interstate to spend more
time in Nebraska, to experience our
‘Good Life’ on the less-beaten path,”
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Nebraska tourism now brings in $2
billion a year and employs more than
36,000 Nebraskans, according to the
governor’s 1996 Nebraska Tourism
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Greeks work to meet fire code criteria
By Matthew Waite
UNL’s greek houses fared better
than expected on their latest inspec
tions for fire code violations, alincoln
fire inspector said?'
While the average number of vio
lations per house may not have changed
much, Eric Schoen said he has seen
surprising improvement in fire code
compliance in greek houses.
Some of the houses still had some
cnrome problems— big ticket items
costing hundreds to thousands of dol
lars — but many houses showed big
improvements on some of the smaller
And that is great news to James
Griesen. The vice chancellor for stu
dent affairs said he was pleased to see
previous warnings were starting to
“Theyfthe greet houses) know that
if they don’t meet fire codes, they can’t
be university housing,” he said.
A month ago, Schoen, who is one
of two inspectors to look at fraternity
and sorority houses, said he saw defi
nite potential for tragedy at the Uni
versity of Nebraska-Uncoln.
Fraternity fire safety has become a
concern at campuses nationwide.
In May, a fire destroyed the Phi
Gamma Delta house at the University
of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. It killed
five and injured three.
More recently, a fire damaged the
Theta Chi house on the Iowa State
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