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USDA Rural Housing Administrator Celebrates Homeownership Month With Scotts Bluff County

USDA Rural Housing Service Administrator Tony Hernandez celebrated National Homeownership Month with federal, state and local leaders and the public …Read More

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Group Unveils Ads Aimed at Death Penalty Petition Drive

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) – A group that opposes Nebraska’s death penalty petition drive has released two television ads urging voters …Read More

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Union Pacific Uses Social Media to Warn about Track Dangers

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) – Union Pacific is turning to social media to help keep people off railroad tracks. The railroad …Read More

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Faith groups, Law Enforcement Jump into Death Penalty Debate

Nebraska voters can expect to hear a lot about the death penalty this summer from influential people in their communities, …Read More

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Nebraska College Board Approves 9 Percent Tuition Hike

By: Associated Press (AP) – Undergraduates at Nebraska’s three state colleges will pay 9 percent more for tuition this coming …Read More

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Gov. Ricketts to Join Tour de Nebraska riders on Saturday

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) – Gov. Pete Ricketts will hit the road with fellow bicyclists for part of this year’s Tour …Read More

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Economy Showing Slight Improvement

By: Associated Press (AP) – The economy has improved slightly in rural parts of 10 Western and Plains states, but …Read More

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Statement by Steve Nelson, Nebraska Farm Bureau President, Regg House Passage of Trade Prardinomotion Authority

LINCOLN, NEB., – “Today we moved one step closer to final passage of Trade Promotion Authority (TPA), a critical piece …Read More

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Minnesota Sen. Klobuchar to Speak to Nebraska Democrats

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) – The Nebraska Democratic Party will host U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota at its annual Morrison …Read More

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Earthquake Shakes Northern Nebraska

By; Associated Press (AP) – Officials say a light earthquake has rattled a portion of north-central Nebraska. The U.S. Geological …Read More

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Ricketts Names Nebraska Dept. of Natural Resources Director

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) – Gov. Pete Ricketts has chosen a former Wyoming state engineer and program director at an engineering …Read More

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Nebraska Corrections to Review 2,000 Sentences for Errors

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) – Nebraska’s corrections department is reviewing 2,000 prisoner sentences for accuracy after discovering that some inmates received …Read More

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American Pickers is Coming to Nebraska!

Mike Wolfe, Frank Fritz and Antique Archeology are coming to Nebraska. The team will film episodes of their hit series …Read More

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Two Women Possibly Linked to More Than 100 Burglaries

SIDNEY, Neb. (AP) – Authorities say two women in the Nebraska Panhandle may have participated in more than 100 burglaries …Read More

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USDA Announces Enrollment Period for Programs

The Box Butte County Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director Bebe Shortall today announced that eligible producers may now formally …Read More

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Bird Flu Found at a Northeast Nebraska Farm

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) – Bird flu has been confirmed at a northeast Nebraska farm that was already voluntarily slaughtering its …Read More

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Culbertson Woman to be Sentenced for Embezzling Over $800,000 in McCook

MCCOOK, Neb. (AP) – A 54-year-old Culbertson woman has changed her plea to guilty and is scheduled to be sentenced …Read More

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Game and Parks Seeks Input on Duck Zone and Goose Unit Boundaries

The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission is seeking additional input on proposed changes to the 2016-2017 season duck zone and …Read More

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Miss Rodeo Cherry County Entries Now Being Taken

Entries are now being taken for Miss Rodeo Cherry County. The contest this year will be held on August 5th …Read More

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Body found in Reservoir near Cheyenne

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) – Deputies are investigating the death of a man whose body was found in a reservoir about …Read More

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Two Teens Injured in ATV Accident near Mitchell

Driver Logan Weiss, age 15 of rural Mitchell, and passenger Isaiah Moon, age 14 of Scottsbluff were injured on the …Read More

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Nebraska Hospital Named One of Nine Centers for Highly Infectious Diseases Nationwide

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) – The Nebraska hospital that treated three people infected with Ebola last fall has been named one …Read More

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