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CENTER URGES SUPPORT FOR MEDICAID REDESIGN ACT

Lincoln, Nebraska – Today at the Unicameral, the Health and Human Services Committee is hearing public testimony on LB 472 …Read More

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TRACTOR RELAY ACROSS NEBRASKA (TRAN)

With just three tractor rides under their belts, the Nebraska Antique Farming Association has set the route for the 2015 …Read More

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DEAD TODDLER’S MOTHER JAILED FOR REFUSING TO TESTIFY AT TRIAL OF ALLEGED ABUSER

The long-awaited trial of 28-year old dustin Chauncey for the July 2009 death of 2-year old Juliette Geurts of Gering …Read More

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ENVIRONMENTAL, LANDOWNER GROUPS APPLAUD KEYSTONE XL VETO

Environmental, Landowner Groups Applaud President Obama’s Keystone XL Veto Groups celebrate the veto of this misguided legislation, call for an …Read More

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BOARD SAYS LAKOTA NATION INVITATIONAL WILL STAY IN RAPID CITY

The board of directors of the Lakota Nation Invitational has voted to keep the event in Rapid City despite calls …Read More

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RANCH COUPLE SUE NATIONAL GUARD OVER 2012 FIRE AT CAMP GUERNSEY

A southeast Wyoming ranch couple is suing the Colorado Army National Guard, the Wyoming Military Department and others for causing …Read More

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PLANS REVEALED FOR POSSIBLE PANHANDLE BEEF PROCESSING PLANT

Panhandle investors unveiled a proposed beef packing plant Tuesday, indicating they are conducting research on locating a facility in the …Read More

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NEBRASKA FARM BUREAU SEEKS EXTENSION FOR FARM BILL SIGN-UP

LINCOLN, NE – The Nebraska Farm Bureau Federation (NFBF) is asking U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack to provide farmers …Read More

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KEYSTONE XL PIPELINE VETOED

WASHINGTON (February 24, 2015) – President Obama today vetoed, as promised, congressional legislation to force approval of the Keystone XL …Read More

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VA NAMES ACTING DIRECTOR FOR BLACK HILLS HEALTH CARE SYSTEM

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has announced an acting director for the VA Black Hills Health Care System. Current …Read More

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SUPREME COURT SIDES WITH SPECIAL MASTER IN REPUBLICAN RIVER DISPUTE; NEB TO PAY KANSAS $5.5-M, NOT $50-M

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Supreme Court says Nebraska should pay $5.5 million in damages to Kansas in a long-running legal …Read More

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SERVSAFE FOOD MANAGERS CERTIFICATION TRAINING MARCH 30-31AT SCOTTSBLUFF

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln will be teaching the ServSafe Food Managers Certification program on March 30 and 31 in Scottsbluff in …Read More

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DEAN’S COLUMN ON FFA

“Each year, FFA chapters around the country celebrate National FFA Week. The week-long tradition began in 1947 when the National …Read More

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JURY SET, OPENING ARGUMENTS 8:30 AM IN TRIAL ON 2008 DEATH OF GERING TODDLER

The long-awaited trial of 28-year old Dustin Chauncey for the July 2008 death of 2 year old Juliette Geurts of …Read More

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BUFFALO BILL BIRTHDAY BASH GETS MAKEOVER

The Buffalo Bill Birthday Bash is getting a bit of a makeover. The event, which this year marks Cody’s 169th …Read More

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ON THE ROAD HOME BY DEB FISCHER

The Senate was in recess last week and I was delighted to be back in Nebraska.  As I travelled the …Read More

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RECORD NUMBER OF GRAIN ENTRAPMENT DEATHS IN 2014

LINCOLN, NEB – With on-farm grain storage on the rise—and a record number of grain engulfment deaths across the nation …Read More

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PREPARING THE NEXT GENERATION

All across our state, agricultural producers serve as leaders in Nebraska’s number one industry. Nebraskans know that the benefits of …Read More

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NEB TRAFFIC DEATHS UP 57% FOR JANUARY

The Nebraska Department of Roads says 22 people died in January as a result of 22 separate traffic accidents on …Read More

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JURY SELECTION UNDERWAY IN 2008 CHILD ABUSE DEATH OF 2-1/2 YEAR OLD GERING GIRL

More than 6-1/2-years after 2 year old Juliette Geurts of Gering died of injuries from blunt force trauma, the trial …Read More

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DISMISSAL OF SEXUAL HARASSMENT CLAIMS AGAINST SB, FORMER POLICE CHIEF UPHELD

A federal appeals court has upheld a judge’s dismissal of sexual harassment claims against the city of Scottsbluff and former …Read More

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NO CONTEST FROM FORMER WESTCO GAS TRUCK DRIVER IN HALF-MILLION DOLLAR SCAM

A former gas truck driver for WESTCO…the Western Cooperative…has pleaded No Contest to a pair of felony charges from a …Read More

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