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3 hrs ago | KETV-TV

Hickman man killed while serving in Afghanistan

V NEWSWATCH SEVEN'S TONY CORNETT WENT TO HICKMAN.. SERGEANT PRANGE'S HOMETOWN.. TO LEARN MORE ABOUT HIM.

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7 hrs ago | The White House

President Obama Signs Nebraska Disaster Declaration

The President today declared a major disaster exists in the State of Nebraska and ordered federal aid to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the area affected by severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds, and flooding during the period of June 1-4, 2014.

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Related Topix: Weather, FEMA, US News

9 hrs ago | KTIV-TV Sioux City

Prison sentencing errors to be costly for Nebraska

Nebraska prison officials say the errors made in calculating sentences for hundreds of inmates will cost the state at least $4 million, but at least one lawmaker says the cost is likely to be higher.

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13 hrs ago | KHGI

Central Nebraskan dies after motorcycle crashes

The Custer County Sheriff's Office says Kenneth Neville was driving south on Sumner Road around 5:30 p.m. Sunday when he lost control of his motorcycle about three miles south of Broken Bow.

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Related Topix: Motorcycle Accidents

14 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

Neb's Abdullah, Gregory named B10 Players to Watch

The list of 10 players - five each from the East and West divisions - was announced Monday before the conference's football media day in Chicago.

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Related Topix: Nebraska Government

15 hrs ago | KETV-TV

Matt's Monday Morning Forecast

Cooler temperatures make an encore appearance in late July! Plus the rather scant rain chances for your Monday.

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Related Topix: Weather

20 hrs ago | KFOR-AM Lincoln

Feds Say Insurers Owe Nebraskans $1.5 Million

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

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Observer

Members exhibit over 1,500 projects in 4-H Building

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua members had a variety of projects on display in the 4-H Building.

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The Modesto Bee

Highways under construction across the country, in Stanislaus area

As I've recently returned from traveling nearly 8,000 miles on this country's roads, most of them highways, the two questions for today about conditions along Highway 99 are very appropriate.

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Related Topix: Weather

Custer County Chief

Loup Lines shares scope of tree seedling program

Many Nebraskans have been there, it's considered a hallowed hall for Husker Football faithful.

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Related Topix: University of Nebraska Lincoln, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Halsey, NE

KFOR-AM Lincoln

Zebra Mussels Found in Offut Air Force Base Lake

The presence of invasive zebra mussels has been confirmed at an Offutt Air Force Base lake south of Omaha.

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Related Topix: US Military, Offutt Air Force Base, US Air Force

KLKN

2013 gifts to Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman

48 Books, many of them promotional or Nebraska-themed. Titles include "Eat Move Sleep," ''Standing Bear of the Ponca," ''Texas Trounces the Left's War on History," and a large-print Bible.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Dave Heineman, Paul LePage

Myrtle Beach Online

NU to host seminar on USDA small business grants

The seminar will take place on July 31 at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's East Union, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. USDA National Program Leader Mary Ann Rozum will give a presentation on how businesses can receive Small Business Innovation Research grants.

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Related Topix: Nebraska Government, Small Business, Personal Finance, US News, United States Department of Agriculture, Agriculture, Science, University of Nebraska Lincoln

KETV-TV

Holly's Seven Day Forecast

YOU CAN EXPECT WARM AND HUMID CONDITIONS AT 9 PM THIS EVENING. SKIES WILL CONTINUE TO CLEAR.RADAR INDICATES DRY CONDITIONS THIS EVENING...BUT THAT WASN'T THE CASE ALL AFTERNOON FOR SOME PARTS OF PASSED THROUGH PORTIONS OF EASTERN NEBRASKA, BUT MISSED THE OMAHA METRO.

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Related Topix: Weather

Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Washington Post

At the borders of Colorado, a dividing line over marijuana

The legal marijuana market in Colorado has created a bonanza for "green entrepreneurs" and tax collectors in the state.

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Related Topix: Colorado, Colorado Government, Marijuana, Nebraska Government, Prison, Illinois, US Politics, US News

KTIV-TV Sioux City

Second largest literature festival in Nebraska held in Norfolk

The 20th annual Norfolk Public Library Literature Festival took place inside Northeast Community College's Life Long Learning Center.

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Washington Times

Nebraska jail first to ax immigration detainers

At least one Nebraska jail has stopped honoring federal requests to hold suspected immigrants in jail without a warrant, following the lead of other local entities around the country who say the practice puts them at risk of civil rights lawsuits.

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Related Topix: Papillion, NE

WOWT-TV Omaha

Fire Damages Home

A severe thunderstorm warning has been issued for Polk County until 3:30 p.m. and Butler County in Nebraska until 3:45 p.m. A severe thunderstorm watch is in effect for Butler, Colfax, Dodge, Platte and Saunders counties in Nebraska until 4 p.m. Saturday.

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WOWT-TV Omaha

Motorcyclist Killed In Crash

A severe thunderstorm watch is in effect for northeast Nebraska, including Burt, Colfax, Cuming, Dodge, Madison, Platte Stanton, Thurston, Washington and Wayne counties, and parts of Iowa, including Harrison and Monona counties until 3 p.m. Saturday.

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Related Topix: Cass County, NE, Elmwood, NE

WOWT-TV Omaha

Immigration Detentions

Hall County's jail is the first law enforcement agency in Nebraska to stop honoring federal "immigration detentions", making the move in fear of being sued.

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