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Grand Island, Nebraska is located in Hall County. Zip codes in Grand Island, NE include 68803, 68801, and 68802. The median home price in Grand Island is $179,900 which is roughly $106/per square foot. More Grand Island information.

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NSP Investigates Fatal Crash Near Doniphan

Northbound Highway 281 south of Doniphan remains closed as the Nebraska State Patrol investigates a fatal crash between Grand Island and Hastings.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

KFOR-AM Lincoln

District Judge Announces Retirement

Judge James Livingston has announced his intention to retire from the 9th Judicial District Court bench.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

KFOR-AM Lincoln

District Judge Announces Retirement

Judge James Livingston has announced his intention to retire from the 9th Judicial District Court bench.

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Daily Kos

Many employers force nursing mothers to pump in bathrooms and fight for break time

Although nursing mothers have the right, thanks to Obamacare, to take breaks at work to pump milk in a room that's clean and private and not a bathroom, many employers don't follow that law.

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Washington Times

Lincoln superintendent recalls 2006 raids

The superintendent of the Lincoln Public Schools says he learned long ago to separate himself from the immigration debate and focus on children.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Switched

Dirty Bathrooms, No Privacy: The Horrifying Struggles Of Breastfeeding Moms Who Need To Pump At Work

Complaints filed with the Labor Department show that breastfeeding mothers can face serious hardships when they need to pump at work, including lost wages, lack of privacy and dirty bathrooms.

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Daily Kos

The benefits of buying off-lease equipment

Off-lease equipment is unlike than used equipment, just like a certified formerly owned car is dissimilar than a used car, says AXIS Capital, Inc. a group of companies headquartered in Grand Island, NE.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

KOLN-TV Lincoln

Nebraska State Fair Needs 300 More Volunteers in a Month

Grand Island is now the "State Fair City" after City Council approved it Tuesday night.

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National Provisioner

UFCW Grand Island JBS beef plant members ratify new 5-year contract

Workers at the JBS beef slaughter and processing facility in Grand Island, Nebraska, who belong to United Food and Commercial Workers Union Local 293 ratified a new contract on Thursday, July 17. The new five-year agreement will cover more than 2,600 workers.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

KETV-TV

Nebraska schools take undocumented students

UNDER FEDERAL LAW, SCHOOL DISTRICTS CAN -NOT- TURN AWAY STUDENTS BECAUSE OF THEIR LEGAL STATUS.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Daily Republic

Photo: Exchange Comfort Dog

Exchange-Comfort Dog: When their work vests are off, it's play time for comfort dogs Eddie and Moses on Friday, June 13, 2014, at Peace Lutheran Church in Grand Island, Neb.

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KHGI

GI Police Release Robbery Video, Ask for Public's Help to Identify Suspect

Grand Island police are searching for the culprit of an armed robbery that took place at the Snac Shac on South Locust.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

KHGI

Mayors Reflect on One Year Since Veterans Home Decision

Grand Island and Kearney work together on a lot of issues and projects, but they haven't found much common ground as far as a new state veterans home since last July when Governor Dave Heineman announced a new one would be built in Kearney.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

KHGI

Petersen Pleads No Contest in GI Attorney's Murder

Michael Petersen has entered a no contest plea to a first degree murder charge in the shooting of Todd Elsbernd.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

KOLN-TV Lincoln

Hall County Fair Attracts Fewer People

After a week full of events, the Hall County Fair came to an end Sunday. The fair's attendance has been low in the past few years and continues to decline.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

KHGI

Grander Vision Task Force Wants County-wide Input

Why do people stay in a community? It's a question that can have many answers, and Grand Island leaders say it's one of several they're asking not just city residents, but their neighbors county-wide as well.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

KOLN-TV Lincoln

Bond Seeks to Improve Grand Island Public Schools

For the Grand Island schools on the continuous calendar, Wednesday was their first day of school.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

KOLN-TV Lincoln

Hall County Considering Hiring Building Inspector

As Hall County continues to grow buildings and homes are getting bigger. But small towns like Alda, Doniphan, Cairo, and Wood River don't have inspectors to check that work.

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