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By Jennifer McDaniel

A tractor-trailer carrying hazardous materials over - turned on a county road east of Lincoln last week, forcing officials to repair a section of the roadway already closed because of a bridge replacement pro - ject over Beaver Creek. A Kansas Highway Patrol spokesman said the accident occurred shortly after 4 p.m., Tuesday, May 12, when the driver of a 2015 Volvo semi, Texas resident Ernest K. Cooper, 57, was northbound on  220th Road. 

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Following completion of two 20 minute executive sessions called so council members could consult with City Attorney Dan Metz for matters deemed privileged in an attorneyclient relationship, the Lincoln City Council unanimously approved acceptance of a proposed settlement agreement with B.C.&T. Bunn, Exline, Safety Seal Piston Ring Company, and Brunner Enterprises in a lawsuit brought by the City of Lincoln Center against the four companies in the fall of 2014. If the proposed settlement is approved by the court it would provide for sums totaling $210,000 to be paid to the City  

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