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2014 NEBRASKA STATE FAIR A BUSY ONE FOR 4-H YOUTH

  At the 2014 Nebraska State Fair in Grand Island, 4,155 4-H members offered 11,526 exhibits. Numbers by area:  Beef …Read More

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NEBRASKA JOBLESS RATE HOLDS STEADY AT 3.6 PERCENT

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A newly released report says Nebraska’s preliminary unemployment rate held steady at 3.6 percent in August. …Read More

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NEBRASKA OFFICERS DISARM WORLD WAR II MORTAR SHELL

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska bomb squad has disposed of a decades-old mortar shell bequeathed by a recently deceased …Read More

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COLUMBUS HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS TO GET LAPTOPS

COLUMBUS, Neb. (AP) — The Columbus Public School District has decided to disband its high school computer labs and equip …Read More

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CONTRACTOR TO AGAIN FACE LAWSUIT OVER 2008 DEATH

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Supreme Court has revived a lawsuit against a general contractor over the 2008 death …Read More

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LINCOLN ATTORNEY’S LICENSE SUSPENDED FOR 2 YEARS

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Supreme Court has suspended the law license of a Lincoln attorney for two years …Read More

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JURORS FIND MAN GUILTY IN 2013 DEATH

HASTINGS, Neb. (AP) — A 24-year-old man has been found guilty of helping his mother stab her boyfriend’s 68-year-old mother. …Read More

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BARRASSO PERMIT BILL PASSES US SENATE

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — The U.S. Senate has approved a bill that seeks to streamline approval of oil and gas …Read More

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DEMOCRAT GOSAR WANTS DEBATES EVEN WITHOUT MEAD

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Democratic gubernatorial candidate Pete Gosar says he plans to hold more debates before the November general …Read More

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JACKSON COUNTY SUED OVER INDIAN VOTING ISSUE

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — A group representing four members of the Oglala (OHG’-lah-luh) Sioux Tribe has filed a federal …Read More

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OMAHA MAN RECEIVES PRISON FOR CHILD PORNOGRAPHY IMAGES

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha man has been sentenced to more than six years in prison for receiving and …Read More

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1 KILLED IN CAR COLLISION NEAR LINCOLN

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a 28-year-old man has been killed following a head-on car collision near Lincoln. The …Read More

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NEW LAWSUIT OVER LACK OF EARLY VOTING ON THE PINE RIDGE RESERVATION

A group representing four members of the Oglala Sioux Tribe has filed a federal lawsuit against Jackson County, claiming it …Read More

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ECONOMY REMAINS SLOW IN RURAL PARTS OF 10 STATES

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A new survey suggests economic growth is rural areas of 10 states in the Plains and …Read More

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2014 ALREADY A NASTY YEAR FOR WYOMING OIL SPILLS

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — This year already is the worst for oil spills in Wyoming since at least 2009, after …Read More

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LINCOLN MAN WHO ATTACKED SISTER GETS YEAR IN JAIL

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A 21-year-old Lincoln man who police say swung a crowbar at his sister has been sent …Read More

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NEBRASKA JAIL WORKER RESIGNS IN LEGO THEFT CASE

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska corrections officer has resigned after police posted a video showing the theft of …Read More

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FORMER HASTINGS HOSPITAL EYED FOR PRISON FACILITY

HASTINGS, Neb. (AP) — A state senator says renovating a building at the former state psychiatric hospital in Hastings could …Read More

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ANSCHUTZ OBTAINS WYOMING OIL INTEREST

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — The Denver-based Anschutz Corp. is putting new emphasis on increasing its oil industry operations in Wyoming. …Read More

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UNMC RECOGNIZES NEW STUDENTS WITH WHITE COAT CEREMONY

The University of Nebraska Medical Center recently held “white coat” ceremonies to signify the beginning of health careers for students …Read More

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WYOMING REPORTS LOWER POVERTY RATE, HIGHER INCOME

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming is among the states seeing a decrease in the poverty rate. New figures from the …Read More

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LINCOLN POLICE SEARCHING FOR SPEED BUMP THEIVES

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Lincoln officials are searching for the people who stole about $5,500 worth of speed bumps that …Read More

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