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3 hrs ago | KFOR-AM Lincoln

Pilot At Fault In Fatal Plane Crash

Federal investigators blame the pilot for the crash of a small plane nearly a year ago in northeast Nebraska.

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Related Topix: Air Accidents

8 hrs ago | KOLN-TV Lincoln

Nebraska State Patrol Begins Consolidating Dispatch Centers

From 1011Weather.com: A 10/11 Weather Alert Day is in effect for Central Nebraska due to the potential for severe thunderstorms.

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Related Topix: Weather, Lincoln, NE, Stanton County, NE

12 hrs ago | KOTA Television

Governor Heineman announces Nebraska job-searching mobile app

Job seekers in Nebraska looking for employment can do so at the tip of their fingers thanks to a new mobile app released this week.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Dave Heineman, Law, Employment / Labor Law, Mitchell, NE, Gering, NE

16 hrs ago | WOWT-TV Omaha

State Recruitment Pitch: The Good Life For Veterans Is In Nebraska

Gov. Dave Heineman is promoting "The Good Life For Veterans" jobs recruiting campaign, focused on meeting Nebraska's workforce needs by attracting military veterans and their families from other states to move to Nebraska.

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Related Topix: Nebraska Government, US Governors, Dave Heineman, Life, Veteran Affairs, Law, Employment / Labor Law

17 hrs ago | WOWT-TV Omaha

Nebraskans Opposed To Oil Pipeline Take Fight To Washington

Ranchers and tribal leaders rode in on horseback and put up tepees on the National Mall, hoping to get the White House's attention.

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Related Topix: National Mall, US National Parks

20 hrs ago | Washington Times

Ben Sasse scores Sen. Ted Cruza s endorsement for Nebraska Senate primary

Sen. Ted Cruz endorsed Ben Sasse Wednesday in the GOP Senate primary in Nebraska and will hold a rally for him on Friday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, Senator Mike Johanns, Senator Ted Cruz, Nebraska Government

Yesterday | The Wichita Eagle

Ted Cruz endorses Ricketts for Nebraska governor

Cruz praised Ricketts Tuesday for his experience as a businessman and his focus on taxes, job growth and education reform.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Lee Terry, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Ted Cruz, US Senate, Healthcare Law, Law, Barack Obama

Tue Apr 22, 2014

KTIV-TV Sioux City

Road project hits bump in northeast Nebraska

A proposed road project for one northeast Nebraska town is being put on hold. A mile-long portion of Nebraska Highway 32 running through the city of Madison has been on the Department of Roads to do list for several years.

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Related Topix: Iowa State University

KETV-TV

Nebraska astronaut visits Marian High School

DREAM BIG.. AND SET BIG GOALS. YOU'LL GET THERE. THAT'S THE MESSAGE TODAY FROM RETIRED NASA ASTRONAUT AND NEBRASKA NATIVE CLAYTON ANDERSON.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Hastings College, Science / Technology, Space

Hot Air

Nebraska governor: The ruling delaying the Keystone XL pipeline needs to be thrown out

Earlier this year, a judge in Nebraska basically called a technical foul on the law laying out the administrative process through which the state approved TransCanada's revised Keystone XL pipeline route proposal, claiming that the law actually violated the state constitution - and unfortunately, the Obama administration's delayed but all too ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Governors, Dave Heineman, US News

The Papillion Times

Here's who'd play Pelini, Osborne and 19 other Nebraska celebrities in a movie

"Bo Pelini: The Movie." "The Doug McDermott Story." "Tyler Perry's A Very Warren Buffett Thanksgiving."

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Related Topix: Nebraska Government, Warren Buffett, Entertainment, Drama, Television

The Papillion Times

Michael W. Smith will perform at the Nebraska State Fair

Michael W. Smith will headline the Nebraska State Fair's Christian concert on Thursday, Aug. 28. Smith will perform at 7:30 p.m. at the Heartland Events Center.

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Related Topix: Christian Music, Michael W. Smith

Agri Marketing

U Of Nebraska Begins Construction On Int'l Wheat Center

U OF NEBRASKA BEGINS CONSTRUCTION ON INT'L WHEAT CENTER Apr. 22, 2014 Omaha.com reports: A new research center in Perkins County will have global implications.

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Related Topix: University of Nebraska Lincoln, North Platte, NE, Agriculture, Science

Forbes.com

New Keystone XL Delay: 'A Stunning Act Of Political Cowardice'

Whenever businesses and bureaucrats don't have the guts to stand behind a decision they've made, they release the news late on a Friday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Lisa Murkowski, Mary Landrieu, Democrat, Business News

National Review Online

Nordlinger: Nebraska Journal, Part II

Should I just resume, with no explanation or ado? Okay. For Part I, go I was talking about Lincoln, at the beginning of yesterday's installment - Lincoln, Neb., the capital.

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Related Topix: Lincoln, NE

Mon Apr 21, 2014

KHGI

Inmate pleads no contest in prison van crash

A Nebraska inmate has pleaded no contest to manslaughter in the death of a Lincoln woman who was struck and killed by a state prison van he was driving.

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Related Topix: State Prisons, Prison

WMFD-TV Mansfield

Center celebrates transition in leadership with book sale

The Ashland Center for Nonviolence is celebrating its first transition in leadership with an April 30 reception and book sale.

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Related Topix: Ashland University

Sunherald.com

Better technology cited in Nebraska consolidation

For example, the new technology will let a dispatcher in Omaha send a trooper in Scottsbluff to a call in Alliance.

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KLKN

Jon Bruning endorsed by Nebraska police group

Attorney General Jon Bruning has won the endorsement of the Nebraska Fraternal Order of Police in his primary campaign for governor.

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Related Topix: Nebraska Government

WOWT-TV Omaha

Nebraska Senate Race: Meet the Candidates

Tuesday night, voters have the chance to meet the Democrat and Republican candidates who want to be Nebraska's next senator.

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