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3 hrs ago | KHGI
The American doctor battling the Ebola virus has regained his appetite as he continues to improve at the Nebraska Medical Center. Debbie Sacra says she's glad to hear President Barack Obama is sending additional help to West Africa where more than 2,200 deaths have been reported in this Ebola outbreak.
5 hrs ago | Norwalk Citizen News
Nebraska's rate of uninsured stayed flat last year while those in neighboring states and the nation declined slightly, according to U.S. census data released Tuesday. The new data showed that 13 percent of Nebraskans under age 65 were uninsured last year.
8 hrs ago | KHGI
The Nebraska Department of Agriculture is taking steps to prepare for fall harvest, according to director Greg Ibach. He is also encouraging producers and agribusinesses to exercise care as they begin this busy time of year.
10 hrs ago | Custer County Chief
Several Nebraska U.S. Senate hopefuls took shots at Republican frontrunner Ben Sasse during a final pre-election debate that focused heavily on guns, immigration and free trade. The debate in North Platte highlighted sharp differences between Sasse and Democratic nominee Dave Domina, while allowing the two independent candidates equal time to make their cases.
14 hrs ago | Courthouse News Service
Last week's resignation of Nebraska's lieutenant governor has created chaos on the November state ballot, with a Libertarian candidate claiming the secretary of state broke the law to certify a Republican replacement candidate after the deadline. Libertarian gubernatorial hopeful Mark Elworth Jr. sued Nebraska's secretary of state on Friday, for allowing a post-deadline change to the statewide ballot for the November general elections.
17 hrs ago | Washington Examiner
The U.S. Department of Agriculture says below-normal temperatures, rain in the east and light snow in western portions of Nebraska slowed field work last week. The USDA said in a report released Monday that 26 percent of Nebraska's expected winter wheat crop had been planted, compared with the five-year average of 27 percent for the date.
A nearly $15 million federal grant will help Omaha develop a new rapid bus service linking Westroads Mall with downtown and major employers in Midtown. U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx visited Omaha Monday to announce the grant that will pay for half the estimated $30.6 million cost of the project.
NEW AT SIX... THE HUMAN RIGHT'S CAMPAIGN PRESENTS AN UNPRECEDENTED EFFORT TO ADVANCE EQUALITY FOR NEBRASKA'S L-G-B-T COMMUNITY. THIS MORNING THE GROUP ANNOUNCED IT WILL HAVE A CONTINUOUSLY STAFFED PRESENCE IN THE STATE.
Nebraska doctors treating an American aid worker battling Ebola say that as he improves, he's getting bored in his isolation room. Debbie Sacra says the Nebraska Medical Center brought in a chess board, books and a Nerf basketball hoop to help entertain her husband, Dr. Rick Sacra.
Nebraska's governor and first lady are urging residents to create a plan for their pets when preparing for emergencies. Gov. Dave Heineman and his wife, Sally Ganem, stressed the need for planning during an appearance Monday at the Capitol with Snickers, the "first puppy."
Police say they followed proper protocol when they demanded identification from an actress and her boyfriend while investigating a 911 call alleging lewd conduct. Police said Monday they followed proper protocol when they demanded identification from an actress and her boyfriend while investigating a 911 call alleging lewd conduct in a parked car.
Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol Headquarters Troop-Lincoln will have an increased presence in Otoe County during special enforcement efforts planned September 20-21. Special enforcement activities will include high visibility patrols along with a vehicle check paid for in part thanks to a $3,100 grant from the Nebraska Office of Highway Safety .
The operator of the long-delayed Keystone XL crude oil pipeline has formally asked South Dakota's utility regulators to recertify the portion of the project that runs through the state. The Public Utilities Commission must recertify that the conditions for construction of that portion of the pipeline haven't changed since the permits were issued in 2010.
Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman says he will appoint a new lieutenant governor even though he only has about four months left in office. Heidemann, a former state senator and University of Nebraska regent, resigned last week after a judge approved a protection order against him at his sister's request.
Before taking the 2015 Miss America title, a seated Miss New York Kira Kazantsev sings Pharrell's "Happy" while tapping and flipping a red plastic cup. Before taking the 2015 Miss America title, a seated Miss New York Kira Kazantsev sings Pharrell's "Happy" while tapping and flipping a red plastic cup.
So said Nebraska state Sen. Ernie Chambers at a dramatic Sept. 4 hearing on a scandal that has rocked the state's Department of Corrections, spurred litigation and criminal investigations against state officials, become a political football in the governor's race, and disrupted the lives of hundreds of convicts.
SMOOTH RIDING TODAY.. FOR DOZENS OF CLASSIC CARS ALONG DODGE TODAY. THE SHINY RIDES DRAW ATTENTION TO MORE THAN JUST HORSEPOWER..
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 07:26 pm
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