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RICKETTS NAMES NEW DEQ HEAD

Lincoln – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts announced that Jim Macy of Jefferson City, Missouri would serve as the next Director …Read More

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GORDON-RUSHVILLE SCHOOLS TO START 2-HOURS LATE ON TUES

Gordon-Rushville Public Schools district wide will have a 2 hour late start Tuesday, March 3rd due to the impending weather. …Read More

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10-YEAR OLD SURVIVOR OF MVA THAT KILLED GRANDMOTHER NOW IN DENVER HOSPITAL

A Gering girl has been flown to Children’s Hospital in Denver for treatment of injuries suffered in 2-vehicle traffic accident …Read More

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SUNDAY CRASH NEAR MELBETA KILLS WOMAN

A 72 year old Melbeta woman was killed and two other women hospitalized when the vehicle they were in struck …Read More

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REVENUE ESTIMATE DOWN $9.7-M, BUT TAX RELIEF PLANS UP

The Nebraska Economic Forecasting Advisory Board approved new revenue estimates Friday that are $9.7 million less than previously predicted, but …Read More

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STATEMENT BY STEVE NELSON, PRESIDENT, REGARDING FARM BILL SIGN-UP EXTENSION

LINCOLN, NEB., – “We greatly appreciate Secretary Vilsack’s decision to provide more time for farmers to make decisions related to …Read More

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SENATOR BEN SASSE OFFERS PLAN IF OBAMACARE SUBSIDIES ARE ELIMINATED

WASHINGTON — A court decision eliminating government subsidies in the federally run insurance marketplaces could be a dream come true …Read More

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MARCH IS NATIONAL COLON CANCER AWARNESS MONTH

OMAHA, Neb. (February 27, 2015)— While a combination of earlier detection and better treatments have yielded a steady decline in …Read More

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UNMC/NEBRASKA MEDICINE TO BE PART OF LIBERIA-U.S CLINICAL RESEARCH PARTNERSHIP TO TEST EBOLA TREATMENTS

In partnership with the Liberian government, the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) today launched a clinical trial …Read More

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NORTHWEST COMMUNITY ACTION PARTNERSHIP HEAD START/EARLY HEAD START PROGRAM PASSES MONITORING REVIEW

Northwest Community Action Partnership (NCAP) Head Start and Early Head Start Programs cover the counties of Box Butte, Cherry, Dawes …Read More

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FISCHER URGES IMPROVEMENTS TO VETERANS CHOICE PROGRAM

WASHINGTON – Yesterday, U.S. Senator Deb Fischer (R-Neb.) joined a bipartisan group of senators in a letter to the Department …Read More

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JURY NEEDS ONLY 1 HOUR TO FIND CHAUNCEY GUILTY IN 2008 DEATH OF 2-YEAR OLD GERING GIRL

It took a Scotts Bluff County District Court jury just over an hour this afternoon to find 28 year old …Read More

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TRIBE PUSHING FOR RAPID CITY TOURNAMENT TO BE MOVED

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – Oglala Sioux officials are pushing for a popular basketball tournament to be moved out of …Read More

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FISCHER JOINS BILL TO CUT RED TAPE FOR NEBRASKA TEACHERS

WASHINGTON – This morning, U.S. Senator Deb Fischer (R-Neb.) joined Senator Richard Burr (R-N.C.) as an original cosponsor of S. …Read More

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CONGRESSIONAL ART COMPETITION DEADLINE APPROACHING

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE) encourages high school students in Nebraska’s Third District to submit their artwork for …Read More

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SUAREZ AND ZEISS REAPPOINTED TO NEBRASKA STATE COLLEGE SYSTEM BOARD OF TRUSTEES

The Nebraska Legislature confirmed the reappointment of Michelle Suarez, Lincoln, and Jess Zeiss, Omaha, to the Nebraska State College System …Read More

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LOW INTEREST RATES, NO DOWN PAYMENT FOR USDA RURAL DEVELOPMENT HOME MORTGAGE LOANS

Lincoln, Neb., February 26, 2015—The U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development has announced a decrease in the home mortgage interest …Read More

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NEW DRYLAND CROPPING SYSTEMS SPECIALIST APPOINTED AT UNL PANHANDLE RESEARCH AND EXTENSION CENTER

SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. – Dr. Cody F. Creech will join the faculty at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Panhandle Research and Extension …Read More

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CHAUNCEY TRIAL COULD GO TO THE JURY TODAY

The Scotts Bluff County District Court trial of Dustin Chauncey, accused of the child abuse death of 2-year old Juliette …Read More

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KEYSTONE XL DEVELOPER ASKING COURTS TO PUT EMINENT DOMAIN FILINGS ON HOLD

TransCanada says it plans to ask judges in seven Nebraska counties to put its Keystone XL oil pipeline eminent domain …Read More

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SPRING TURKEY HUNTING WORKSHOPS SCHEDULED

LINCOLN – The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission will host six spring turkey hunting workshops across the state to help …Read More

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USDA OFFERS RENEWAL OPTION FOR EXPIRING CONSERVATION STEWARDSHIP PROGRAM CONTRACTS

LINCOLN, Feb. 25, 2015 – Natural Resources Conservation Service Chief Jason Weller recently announced that NRCS is offering a renewal …Read More

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