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Frosted Flakes: Free Lasik to Husker Athletes and Runaway Barges

How are you celebrating National Shrimp Day?

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Today is a very important day, obviously. It’s National Shrimp Day! Shrimp is my favorite seafood. Really it’s one of the only types of seafood that I like.

There are so many good options to help celebrate, but we’ll probably combine National Shrimp Day with Taco Tuesday and have some nice shrimp tacos.

How will you celebrate?

Nebraska

A new vision: Local doctor offering free LASIK to all Husker student-athletes | Huskers | omaha.com
Dr. Lance Kugler never would have thought a year ago that such an idea as free LASIK for Husker athletes could become reality. The exploding realm of name, imagine and

Weekend Five: 5 Husker questions connected to the portal
Don't bad-mouth it to your neighbor too much. The portal seems to have given more than taken away for Husker football this offseason.

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McKewon: Vegas and analytics give Nebraska football better chance at success than its critics in ‘22 | Football | omaha.com
In the latest “so you’re telling me there’s a chance” narrative for the Huskers in ’22, FanDuel set NU’s win totals higher than almost any local pundit (including this one)

Nebraska’s Quinton Newsome lost a friend, but he always has a reminder — in a tattoo | Football | omaha.com
Together, they help spell “FAMI1Y” in permanent ink. Each time Nebraska cornerback Quinton Newsome rolls up his sleeve, his tattoo reminds him of the brotherhood he formed back in Georgia.

Elsewhere

Mississippi Department of Human Services sues Brett Favre, others over welfare misspending
According to the suit, Brett Favre urged the CEO of a Florida-based company that was trying to develop a concussion drug to ask Nancy New to use welfare grant money to invest in the company.

College coaches, leaders share candid thoughts on future of NIL: 'We all feel like there's no rules' - CBSSports.com
The NCAA is expected to step in with an actual NIL policy, but is it too late?

Former Michigan State basketball star Adreian Payne dies at 31 - The Only Colors
Former Michigan State men’s basketball player Adreian Payne has passed away, according to multiple reports on Monday morning. Payne was 31 years old.

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Runaway Barges

Barges broke free along the Potomac River and floated downstream
Barges loaded with construction equipment floated down the Potomac River toward Harpers Ferry on Sunday.