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33 min ago | Examiner.com
Did anyone win the Powerball jackpot? You bet they did! Two lottery winners from Massachusetts and Nebraska matched all six Powerball winning numbers on Dec. 11, 2013, and will split the massive $122.9 million jackpot.
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Should PBS receive government funding?
4 hrs ago | 1110 KFAB
The board announced Thursday that Matthew Blomstedt of Central City was picked out of four finalists for the job.
8 hrs ago | The Papillion Times
"I'd rather regret not running for Congress in 2014 than missing a good part of my girls' lives for the next two years," said Festersen, who earlier this week dropped out of the race for U.S. House against Lee Terry.
12 hrs ago | WFNT-AM Burton
The 2014 Golden Globes nominations are in and we already can't wait for the awards ceremony! While the Oscars ceremony has Ellen DeGeneres hosting, comedic duo Tina Fey and Amy Poehler are returning to host the Globes, which is awesome if you saw the hilarious job they did last year.
17 hrs ago | KIDK CBS 3
The nominations for the 71st Annual Golden Globes were announced Thursday morning, with "12 Years a Slave" and "American Hustle" dominating the proceedings.
Gov. Dave Heineman has appointed a retired U.S. Air Force colonel to an open seat in the Nebraska Legislature, only days after his first pick withdrew amid questions about his nonpayment of campaign finance fines.
A 30-year-old La Vista man faces up to 15 years in prison if convicted of three federal charges accusing him of lying on an application for security clearance with the U.S. Air Force, as well as misuse of his Social Security number.
LOS ANGELES _ Oprah Winfrey, Tom Hanks, Meryl Streep, Bruce Dern, Cate Blanchett, Sandra Bullock and Chiwetel Ejiofor were among the performers nominated Wednesday morning for the 20th Screen Actors Guild Awards.
South Africans and dignitaries from around the world filled the 94,000-seat stadium in Soweto on Tuesday to honor anti-apartheid leader and former South African President Nelson Mandela.
"Fruitvale Station" lost ground Wednesday on its road to the Oscars. The Screen Actors Guild didn't award a single nomination to the indie film about Oscar Grant's shooting by a BART police officer.
A 26-year-old St. Paul man accused of using a hammer to kill a puppy has made a plea deal that resolves several cases against him.
A new report indicates nearly 2,000 Nebraskans have signed up for a health care plan out of nearly 23,000 who applied through the new federal marketplace.
One day before the Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced its nominees for the 71st annual Golden Globes, the Screen Actors Guild revealed its top contenders for the 20th annual SAG Awards .
Sarpy County Attorney Lee Polikov said Monday that, in the interest of justice, he has filed a misdemeanor motor vehicle homicide petition against Madeline Shely, 16, following an Oct. 11 car accident on 180th Street and Highway 370 which took the life of Nate LaFave, 15. The charge against Shely comes despite a plea from Beth LaFave, Nate's ... (more)
John McMahon of St. Petersburg, Fla., replaces Patrick Slattery, who left Skutt last year to take over the superintendent's post for the Omaha Archdiocese.
Defensive tackle prospect Joe Keels changed his collegiate course Tuesday afternoon, altering the recruiting landscape for a pair of Big Ten Conference rivals.
Lawmakers are looking to increase participation in Nebraska's state-sponsored college savings plan, which is disproportionately used by higher-income families.