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1 hr ago | KLKN

Nebraska officials call for early education

Lincoln's public safety director and an Omaha state senator are calling for an expansion of early education as a way to prevent crime.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family

2 hrs ago | KFOR-AM Lincoln

Tax Policy Experts Advice Nebraska on Tax Incentives

Two tax policy experts say Nebraska needs to look beyond jobs and wages when studying whether the state's tax incentives actually work.

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Related Topix: Nebraska Government

6 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

5 free things to do in Lincoln, Nebraska

This undated photo provided by the Lincoln Chamber of Commerce shows the Homestead National Monument of America, located near Beatrice, Nebraska, about 40 miles south of Lincoln.

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Related Topix: Lincoln, NE, Nebraska Government, Homestead National Monument Of America, US National Parks, Beatrice, NE

9 hrs ago | KHGI

Insurers owe Nebraskans more than $1.5M in refunds

The federal government says insurers owe Nebraskans more than $1.5 million in refunds because of a provision in the Affordable Care Act.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Nebraska Government

10 hrs ago | KTIV-TV Sioux City

A Nebraska lawmaker is helping Pilger residents with their insurance issues

One northeast Nebraska lawmaker is doing his part to help Pilger, Nebraska residents replace what they lost from last month's tornadoes.

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Related Topix: Pilger, NE

14 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald

Nebraska group forms to develop state workforce

The goal: Better prepare the state's students for their careers. The group is called Accelerate Nebraska.

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Related Topix: Nebraska Government

14 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

Nebraska group forms to develop state workforce

The goal: Better prepare the state's students for their careers. The group is called Accelerate Nebraska.

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Related Topix: Nebraska Government

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Patch.com

Connecticuters, Nutmeggers, Connecticutians: What Do You Call Yourself?

Sometimes, nicknames come easy. If you're from Alaska, you're an Alaskan. If you're from Nebraska, you're a Nebraskan.

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Related Topix: Connecticut, Nebraska Government, Connecticut Government

Asbury Park Press

What caused 300 people to gather in Seaside?What caused 300 people to ...

What caused 300 people to gather in Seaside? More than 300 high school-aged students from Nebraska have been assisting with the ongoing superstorm Sandy recovery Check out this story on app.com: http://on.app.com/1rCjrOW More than 300 volunteers from Nebraska came together for a Sandy Awareness Walk at the Seaside Heights, NJ, Boardwalk, Wednesday, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Nebraska Government, Seaside Heights, NJ, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Sandy, Asbury Park, NJ, Toms River, NJ, Ocean County, NJ

Daily Kos

Update on Death of Village Clerk: Governor's Office Responds

I made the call this morning to Governor Dave Heineman's office requesting a half-mast notice for the Village of Broadwater, on the death of our village clerk.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Dave Heineman, Nebraska Government, US News, Liberal Political News

KETV-TV

Matt's Wednesday Morning Forecast

It's finally here! The much-awaited lower dew points and seasonal temperatures! They don't last too long, though.

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Related Topix: Weather

KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

United Way says it's time to "Stuff the Bus"

United Way of Western Nebraska invites you to help "Stuff the Bus" with school supplies for children in need! United Way believes that advancing the common good means creating opportunities for a better life for all- and that begins with preparing children to succeed in school.

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Related Topix: Western, NE, Scottsbluff, NE, Education Etc., Gering, NE, Minatare, NE

North Platte Bulletin

Nebraska: No. 3 state for business

Nebraska is one of America's 10 most business-friendly states, according to Pollina Corporate Real Estate, Inc., a national leader in corporate site selection.

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Related Topix: Nebraska Government, US Governors, Dave Heineman

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Times Herald

Many kids don't have a realistic take on their weight

Nearly one-third of U.S. children and adolescents are obese or overweight, but many don't realize that they fall into that category.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Life, Food, Nutrition

WOWT-TV Omaha

UNMC Researchers Receive $10 Million Grant to Study Antibiotic Resistance

Researchers at the University of Nebraska Medical Center have received a five-year grant for $10 million to continue work on a project to fight the growing threat of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus .

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Related Topix: University of Nebraska Medical Center, MRSA, Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Medicine, Infectious Diseases

KLKN

Firefighting air stations, planes now operational

The Nebraska Forest Service said Tuesday that the state-contracted plane and crew arrived last week for a two-month stint during the summer wildfire season.

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WOWT-TV Omaha

More Volunteers Needed For Nebraska's State Fair

The Nebraska State Fair Volunteer program is looking for volunteers for the upcoming Nebraska State Fair starting on August 22. Grand Island Chamber president Cindy Johnson said, "As the fair grows, so does our need to even more volunteers."

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KHGI

Nebraska man gets 20-year sentence for fatal wreck

A Nebraska man has been sentenced to two decades in prison for causing a fatal wreck that killed a Columbus woman last year.

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KETV-TV

Get away for a day at Nebraska's oldest county museum

The Washington County Historical Museum is just north of Omaha in Fort Calhoun. It's the oldest county museum in Nebraska showcasing artifacts from prehistoric time and from Fort Atkinson.

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Related Topix: Washington County, NE, Omaha, NE, Fort Calhoun, NE

KOLN-TV Lincoln

Multiple Crews Battle Fire at Fairfield John Deere Dealership

From 1011Weather.com: A 10/11 Weather Alert Day is in effect for Eastern Nebraska due to dangerous heat.

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Related Topix: Fairfield, NE, Clay County, NE, Clay Center, NE, Glenvil, NE, Lawrence, NE

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