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STATE SENATOR (WITH AUDIO) TO HOLD PRESS CONFERENCE FRIDAY ON MEDICAL POT BILL

On January 21st Senator Garrett introduced LB 643, the Cannabis Compassion and Care Act, along with his colleagues Sens. Craighead, …Read More

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FISCHER INTRODUCES LEGISLATION TO COMMERATE 100TH ANNIVERSARY OF BOYS TOWN

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Deb Fischer (R-Neb.) introduced S. 301 – The Boys Town Centennial Commemorative Coin Act this morning. …Read More

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FISCHER CHAIRS FIRST SENATE SUBCOMMITTEE HEARING

WASHINGTON – This morning, U.S. Senator Deb Fischer (R-Neb.) convened the first hearing of the Subcommittee on Surface Transportation and …Read More

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GOVERNOR RICKETTS ANNOUNCES THE 27TH ANNUAL GOVERNOR’S AG CONFERENCE

Lincoln – Gov. Pete Ricketts today announced the schedule for his inaugural Governor’s Ag Conference. The 2015 event will be …Read More

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NRDC SAYS KEYSTONE BILL DESERVES VETO

WASHINGTON (January 29, 2015) – The Republican-controlled Senate today passed legislation to force approval of the Keystone XL tar sands …Read More

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WNCC’S EMERGING VOICES SEEK SUBMISSIONS

SCOTTSBLUFF, NE <January 28, 2015> — Emerging Voices, a Western Nebraska Community College Journal of Literature and Art, seeks submissions for …Read More

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RAPID CITY WOMEN SWEEP TITLES AT MISS HOT SPRINGS, OT PAGEANTS

Three young women from Rapid City, two of them sisters, claimed the titles Saturday night at the 2015 Miss Hot …Read More

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UNMC COLLEGE OF DENISTRY REACHES OUT AT CHIDREN’S DENTAL DAY

Children’s Dental Day at the University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Dentistry in Lincoln is one of the most …Read More

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NPS CENTENNIAL PLANNING OPEN HOUSE TODAY IN HOT SPRINGS

The National Park Service today holds the last of 3 public listening sessions in South Dakota to gather ideas for the agency’s …Read More

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POLICE ID AT LEAST ONE SUSPECT IN RACIAL HARASSMENT CLAIM AT RAPID CITY HOCKEY MATCH

The Rapid City Police Department has identified at least one person who allegedly harassed grade-school students from the Pine Ridge …Read More

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STUDY SAYS LB 357 WOULD BRING TAX RELIEF AND THOUSANDS OF NEW JOBS

A new outside study says tax break legislation introduced into the Nebraska Unicameral would provide gradual income tax relief over the …Read More

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JUDGE WON’T DELAY NEB GAY MARRIAGE LAWSUIT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) – A federal judge won’t delay a lawsuit challenging Nebraska’s gay marriage ban while the U.S. Supreme …Read More

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TWO BRIDGEPORT MEN ARREST AFTER WING STING

Two Bridgeport men are in custody after allegedly selling drugs to Confidential Informants working for the WING Drug Task Force. …Read More

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SD HOUSE PASSES CONSTITUTIONAL CONVENTION RESOLUTION

The South Dakota House on Wednesday narrowly passed a resolution calling for a national constitutional convention to amend the U.S. …Read More

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RETIREES ASK UNICAMERAL FOR MORE TAX BREAKS

Civilian and military retirees on Wednesday urged the Nebraska Legislature’s Revenue Committee for more tax breaks, saying a package approved …Read More

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SB CELL TOWER INCIDENT NOT AS IT FIRST SEEMED

Two men were taken to Regional West Medical Center in Scottsbluff today after an accident involving a cell phone tower …Read More

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FARM BILL MEETINGS

The Dawes/N. Sioux County Farm Service Agency will be hosting Farm Bill meetings:  Tuesday, February 3, 2015 at 10:00 AM …Read More

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SMITH SEEKS ANSWERS FOR NEBRASKANS ON COOPPORTUNITY HEALTH LIQUIDATION

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE) sent a letter to Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell …Read More

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RAPID CITY POLICE OPEN INVESTIGATION INTO RACIAL HARASSMENT INCIDENT AT HOCKEY GAME

The Rapid City police department yesterday opened an investigation Tuesday into a Saturday night incident in which a group of …Read More

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STINNER INTRODUCES BILL FOR ENERGY WASTEWATER DISPOSAL FEES

State Senator John Stinner of Scottsbluff has introduced a bill requiring out-of-state energy companies to pay fees if they wish …Read More

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STATE BOARD OF ED CALLS ON McPHERSON TO RESIGN, BUT HE SAYS NO

The Nebraska State Board of Education has passed a resolution calling on member Pat McPherson to resign over racist content …Read More

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HOMESTEAD NATIONAL MONUMENT WILL RELEASE NEW NEBRASKA QUARTER

On February 10, 2015 the homesteading story will be commemorated on a scale unlike any to date. The United States …Read More

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