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2 hrs ago | The Daily Caller

Keep your guns Nebraska: Legislature adjourns with passage of Emergency Powers Legislation

On Thursday, in the final hour of its 2014 legislative session, the Nebraska Legislature unanimously passed critical emergency powers legislation in its Final Reading.

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

6 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Keystone XL Oil Pipeline Fate Shifts to Seven Nebraskan Justices

The focus of the Keystone XL debate has shifted from a fierce lobbying war in Washington to Lincoln, Nebraska, where the state Supreme Court has been asked to weigh a legal challenge to the pipeline.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US Senate, Republican, Senator John Hoeven, Mary Landrieu, Democrat, Science / Technology

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Different options eyed for Lincoln shooting range

Lincoln's city council will soon decide whether to lease land for a new police shooting range, but the city's police chief has a bigger project in mind.

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KOTA-TV Rapid City

Ditch poses problem for Nebraska highway project

Federal regulations and a drainage ditch have complicated efforts to expand part of U.S. Highway 30 in eastern Nebraska.

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WOWT-TV Omaha

UNL Study: Biofuels Made From Corn Residue Worse For Global Warming Than Gasoline

Using corn crop residue to make ethanol and other biofuels reduces soil carbon and can generate more greenhouse gases than gasoline, according to a study published Sunday in the journal Nature Climate Change.

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Related Topix: Global Warming, Agriculture, Science, University of Nebraska Lincoln, Biofuel, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Science / Technology, High Performance Computing

SFGate

Same issues, new faces for 2015 Nebraska session

Nebraska lawmakers will face many of the same proposals in 2015 that they failed to pass this year, but with a key difference: More than one-third of the senators will be new.

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Related Topix: Nebraska Government, Healthcare Law, Law, US Governors, Dave Heineman, Science / Technology

The Detroit News

More vets turn to prosthetics to help legless pets

A 9-month-old boxer pup named Duncan barreled down a beach in Oregon, running full tilt on soft sand into YouTube history and showing more than 4 million viewers that he can revel in a good romp despite lacking back legs.

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Related Topix: Texas A&M University

KTIV-TV Sioux City

Millions spent to modernize NE Nebraska coops

Throughout the years, the Farmers Pride Cooperative officials say they have been committed to improving their 11 locations to help local northeast Nebraska farmers feed our nation.

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Related Topix: Battle Creek, NE, Neligh, NE, Osmond, NE, Newman Grove, NE, Agriculture, Science

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Common Dreams

The Climate Movement Is Working... We Just Need More Movements

Friday' Keystone XL news from Washington, DC is both important and murky. In brief, the Obama administration announced yet another delay in their decision about the pipeline, meaning it may be past the midterm elections before a final call is made.

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Related Topix: US News, Liberal Political News

Greenwich Citizen

Nebraska Democrats want GOP candidate to pull ad

Nebraska Democrats are calling for a Republican candidate for governor to pull a televised campaign ad showing him knocking a Barack Obama doll off a fence post while criticizing the president's health care law.

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Related Topix: Nebraska Government, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Healthcare Law, Law

WTVG-TV Toledo

Nebraska toddler gets stuck inside claw machine

Authorities say a toddler has been reunited with his mother after employees found him playing inside a claw crane machine at a Nebraska bowling alley.

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WOWT-TV Omaha

"Depressed" Inmate Suing Nebraska Department Of Corrections

An inmate is suing the Nebraska prison system, saying a new policy is denying him the ability to visit with or write to his wife, who is also in prison.

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Related Topix: Nebraska Government

The Miami Herald

Nebraska lawmakers to study tax issues over break

Nebraska lawmakers approved more than $400 million in tax cuts this session, but they're ready to look for more changes in the state's tax structure in the months before next year's Legislature convenes.

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Related Topix: Nebraska Government, Tax, US Governors, Dave Heineman, Agriculture, Science

KHGI

Students can volunteer for Neb. primary election

Nebraska Secretary of State John Gale is encouraging students too young to vote to show up at the polls for the state's May 13 primary.

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Related Topix: Nebraska Government

KLKN

Neb. killer's post-conviction relief motion denied

Michael Ryan was sentenced to death for the 1985 cult-related killing of James Thimm in the southeast Nebraska town of Rulo.

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Related Topix: Nebraska Government

Fri Apr 18, 2014

New Hampshire Public Radio -

Keystone XL Pipeline Review Extended By State Department

The State Department is giving federal agencies more time to review the Keystone XL Pipeline project.

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WOWT-TV Omaha

Nebraska Joins Wildfire Compact with Nearby States

Gov. Dave Heineman has signed a bill that will have Nebraska join forces with Colorado, Wyoming and the Dakotas in fighting wildfires.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Dave Heineman, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire

WDSU-TV New Orleans

Obama pushes back Keystone decision

The Obama administration announced Friday that it is extending the comment period on the State Department's Keystone XL pipeline report -- a move that could delay a final decision on the project indefinitely.

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KHGI

Central Nebraska Ranching Family Honored for Conservation Efforts

A central Nebraska ranching family has been recognized for its land stewardship efforts with an award announced by Gov. Dave Heineman on Friday.

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Related Topix: Nebraska Government, US Governors, Dave Heineman

Bellingham Herald

Nebraska jobless inches up to 3.7 percent

The 3.7 percent rate in March is two-tenths of a point under the 3.9 percent the state posted in March 2013, the state Department of Labor said.

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