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RICKETTS KEEPING TWO MORE FROM HEINEMAN ADMINISTRATION

Nebraska Governor-elect Pete Ricketts has announced he’s hanging on to 2 more of Dave Heineman’s top administrators…although one of them …Read More

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SEN DEB FISCHER THANKSGIVING MESSAGE

U-S Senator Deb Fischer of Nebraska issued the following Thanksgiving Message

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HAPPY THANKSGIVING!

Today is Thanksgiving, a national holiday. Government offices, schools, and financial institutions are closed…as as most businesses. There is no …Read More

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SB ZOO ZEBRA FOAL DIES

Olaf, the zebra foal at the Riverside Discovery Center Zoo in Scottsbluff, died last week from an unexpected reaction to …Read More

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OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD RECEIVES 4,486 SHOE BOXES FROM PANHANDLE RESIDENTS

Panhandle residents prepared a record number of shoe boxes for Operation Christmas Child this year. Local collection sites closed on …Read More

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RAPID CITY JUDGE NAMED TO SD SUPREME COURT

South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard has appointed Circuit Judge Janine Kern of Rapid City to the state Supreme Court to …Read More

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HOLIDAY TRAVEL PERIOD GETTING UNDERWAY

The Thanksgiving holiday travel period begins today and runs through Sunday. AAA Travel projects 46.3 million Americans will journey 50 …Read More

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NEBRASKA SENATOR-ELECT LOOKING AT TUTION PROGRAM

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A senator-elect says he’ll introduce legislation to study how a tuition payback program catching on in …Read More

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NEBRASKA WOMAN SENTENCED IN SEXUAL ASSAULT OF SON

PAPILLION, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska woman convicted of sexually assaulting her son has been sentenced to a minimum of …Read More

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DECEMBER OUTDOOR CALENDAR

LINCOLN – The following is a listing of Nebraska Game and Parks Commission events and important dates in December: Dec. …Read More

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CELEBRATE HOLIDAYS WITH HAYRACK RIDES, SLEDDING, AND SANTA AT NEBRASKA STATE PARKS

LINCOLN – State parks throughout Nebraska are planning traditional winter events, including lighted hayrack rides, winter nature walks and wildlife …Read More

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YORK MAN SENT TO PRISON FOR CAUSING DEATH OF FORMER BAYARD WOMAN

  YORK, Neb. (AP) – A York man has been given five- to 10 years in prison for the crash …Read More

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NO CRIMINAL CHARGES IN NEB SENTENCING SNAFU

(LINCOLN)-(AP) – None of the state employees who were blamed for Nebraska’s prison sentence miscalculations will face criminal charges. Nebraska Attorney …Read More

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COALITION SEEKS CHANGES IN PARENTAL CUSTODY LAWS

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) – A coalition of fathers and family-law attorneys will again ask lawmakers to change Nebraska’s parental custody …Read More

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BOR RESTRICTING CAMPING AND ACCESS AT PART OF BELLE FOURCHE RESERVOIR

U.S. Bureau of Reclamation officials in the Black Hills are restricting camping and vehicle access to Tequila Beach, located on …Read More

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STARBUCKS SIGN ON HOTEL ALEX JOHNSON DRAWS PROTESTS

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – Rapid City residents are protesting a large Starbucks sign affixed to a historic downtown hotel. …Read More

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SENATOR FISCHER NAMES NEW CHIEF OF STAFF

Nebraska U-S Senator Deb Fischer has promoted Deputy Chief of Staff and Communications Director Joe Hack to Chief of Staff, …Read More

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NEBRASKA HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION RATE AT RECORD LEVEL

The Department of Education says Nebraska’s public high-school graduation rate increased slightly this year, but came up just shy of …Read More

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UNL ROOM AND BOARD TO GO UP 3.5% ANNUALLY FOR THE NEXT 5 YEARS

The University of Nebraska Regents have passed a five-year plan that will increase room and board rates at UNL by …Read More

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NO TUITION INCREASE FOR WYO COMMUNITY COLLEGES NEXT YEAR

The Wyoming Community College Commission has voted 6-1 to keep freeze tuition rates next year at all 7 of the …Read More

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AG: JUSTICE WAS SERVED WITH CARDEILHAC VERDICT

Nebraska Attorney General Jon Bruning says “justice was served” with the 2nd degree murder conviction this week of 16 year …Read More

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21st CENTURY EQUIPMENT TO PURCHASE FRANK IMPLEMENT

Panhandle-based 21st Century Equipment has purchased Frank Implement and its leasing arm, Panhandle Acceptance Company. Full terms were not released, …Read More

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