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NEBRASKA FARM BUREAU SAYS PROMPT ACTION NEEDED ON TRADE PROMOTION AUTHORITY

LINCOLN, NE – Congress should act quickly to grant the President Trade Promotion Authority (TPA), as Nebraska farmers, ranchers and …Read More

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THIS IS NEBRASKA SEVERE WEATHER AWARENESS WEEK

This is Severe Weather Awareness Week in Nebraska, with a statewide tornado drill set for Wednesday morning at 9:30. Sirens …Read More

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WORK BEGINS TODAY ON MOUNT RUSHMORE YOUTH AREA

MOUNT RUSHMORE NATIONAL MEMORIAL, S.D. (AP) – Construction crews start work Monday on a new youth exploration area at Mount …Read More

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VA HOLDING VETERANS STAND DOWN MONDAY IN SCOTTSBLUFF

The VA is holding a Nebraska Stand Down in Scottsbluff on Monday, providing services including assistance with VA Benefits, clothing, …Read More

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SCOTTSBLUFF WOMAN KILLED IN ROLLOVER ACCIDENT

A Scottsbluff woman was killed Friday afternoon in a rollover accident on L-79E about 2-1/4 miles north of Minatare. The Nebraska …Read More

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3 HOURS FOR TESTIMONY TUES AT HEARING ON DISPOSAL WELL FOR OIL EXPLORATION WASTEWATER

The Nebraska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission has backed off it plan to limit testimony at next Tuesday’s hearing in …Read More

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LNI BOARD VOTES TO STAY IN RAPID CITY – FOR A YEAR

The board of the annual Lakota Nation Invitational has voted to keep it in Rapid City, at least for this …Read More

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NEBRASKA ACADEMIC MEDICAL CENTERS HAVE LARGEST ECONOMIC IMPACT AMONG PEER STATES

A recent analysis of an Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) 2012 economic impact assessment of U.S. medical schools revealed …Read More

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BISHOP INSTALLED FOR GRAND ISLAND DIOCESE

  GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) – A monsignor from Omaha has been installed as the new Roman Catholic bishop for …Read More

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GUILTY VERDICT TO ACCOMPLICE IN DEATH OF SBCO JAIL GUARD

It took a Scotts Bluff County District Court jury about 5 hours on Thursday to find 17-year old Guy Eagle …Read More

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ECONOMIC STUDY SAYS EPA REGULATIONS THREATEN WYOMING COAL

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) – A new economic study says pending federal regulations to limit carbon emissions from existing coal-fired power …Read More

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HELMET LAW DEBATE CONTINUES

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) – Nebraska lawmakers have revved up a new debate over the state’s motorcycle helmet law. Senators who …Read More

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EBOLA PATIENTS AT UNMC REMAIN HEALTHY

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) – All five American aid workers who are being monitored at a Nebraska hospital for Ebola exposure …Read More

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MAN ACCUSED IN RAPID CITY RACIAL SLURS CASE PLEADS NOT GUILTY

The man who Rapid City authorities say spilled beer on and used racial slurs toward a group of Native American …Read More

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MOST DISPOSAL WELL OPPONENTS WON’T BE ABLE TO TESTIFY AT STATE HEARING

The vast majority of the opponents of using a well in southern Sioux County near Mitchell to dispose of saltwater …Read More

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NSP MAKES 8 DRUNK DRIVING ARRESTS ON ST PATRICK’S DAY, 4 IN SCOTTS BLUFF COUNTY

Lincoln, Neb.)- Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol took eight impaired drivers off the road during special enforcement efforts conducted …Read More

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THREE PANHANDLE RESIDENTS INDUCTED INTO NEBRASKA HALL OF AGRICULTURAL ACHIEVEMENT

Three people from the Panhandle were among 10 new members of the Nebraska Hall of Agricultural Achievement recognized recently in …Read More

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MULE DEER SURVEY COMPLETED

CHADRON — The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission has completed the second year of an annual mule deer survey in …Read More

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HEMINGFORD TO OFFER DIABETES PREVENTION CLASS

March 31 marks the start of the National Diabetes Prevention class being offered in Hemingford. Classes will be held from 4p-5p …Read More

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NEBRASKA JOBLESS RATE HIT 2.9 PERCENT IN JANUARY

Nebraska’s preliminary unemployment rate for January was 2.9%, down 2-tenths of a point from December and half a point lower …Read More

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NEBRASKA EXTENSION IS EXCITED TO OFFER ANNIE’S PROJECT IN SCOTTSBLUFF IN APRIL AND MAY

Annie’s Project empowers farm and ranch women to be better business partners and operators through networks and by managing and …Read More

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NORTH PLATTE FIRE CONTAINED

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (AP) – Firefighters have contained a fire that threatened several residences in the western Nebraska city of …Read More

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