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12 hrs ago | Power Line

Which States Are the Richest? The Answer May Surprise You

It has long been obvious that it takes a lot of money to live in New York or San Francisco, while you can get along on much less in, say, Nebraska.

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Related Topix: District of Columbia Government, Washington DC

19 hrs ago | KETV-TV

Brad Ashford

On this edition of KETV NewsWatch 7's Chronicle, we focus on the November election.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Lee Terry, Republican, US House of Representatives, Nebraska Government, Washington, Washington Government

Yesterday | Jalopnik

Dangerous Severe Weather Outbreak Possible in the Midwest on Sunday

After a long period without any severe weather, the atmosphere appears primed for a potentially dangerous severe weather outbreak tomorrow across areas from Kansas to Minnesota.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Hailstorm, Tornado, Hurricane, Autos

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Card Chronicle

Louisville football recruiting: four-star quarterback Lamar Jackson commits

Bobby Petrino got his biggest recruiting win of the year by getting a commitment from four-star quarterback Lamar Jackson.

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Related Topix: Sports, NCAA Sports, University of Louisville NCAA

Washington Times

Nebraska lawsuit over jail's MRSA treatment tossed

A judge has sided with Lancaster County and its jail in a lawsuit filed by a woman who said her serious skin infection wasn't properly treated while she was jailed on shoplifting charges.

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WOWT-TV Omaha

Safely Navigating Game Day In Lincoln

The Nebraska State Patrol is expecting over 150,000 people will make their way to Lincoln for the big game, and they are doing everything they can to keep everyone safe.

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KETV-TV

Holly's Weekend Forecast

RADAR INDICATES SHOWERS AND STORMS WHICH HAVE BEEN MOVING THROUGH THE OMAHA METRO THIS AFTERNOON.STORMS ARE MOVING EASTWARD AND HAVE BEEN PRODUCING SOME AREAS OF HEAVY WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE EASTWARD THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT, AND DRY WEATHER IS EXPECTED ON SATURDAY.

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Related Topix: Weather

KETV-TV

Court rules exemptions for retail tobacco outlets are unconstitutional

The Nebraska Supreme Court rules the state can not allow smoking in retail tobacco outlets while banning smoking in other retail establishments.

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Related Topix: Smoking, Medicine, Health

KHGI

Pretrial hearing in Nebraska murder case postponed

A Columbus man accused of killing a Norfolk teenager in 2011 has waived his right to a speedy trial in requesting that his pretrial hearing be pushed back to late October.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Washington Times

5 things to know about the 2014 Nebraska elections

With so many open races on the Nebraska ballot, voters have a lot to absorb. Here are five questions to consider about contests for governor, U.S. Senate and other offices: Republicans occupy every statewide elected office in Nebraska, including governor, U.S. Senate, attorney general, auditor and treasurer.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Lee Terry, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Nebraska Government, Healthcare Law, Law, US Governors, Dave Heineman

KLKN

Thousands of Nebraskans might have to find a new hospital

With a deadline quickly approaching and no agreement in sight, thousands in Nebraska may soon have to find a new hospital for in-network insurance coverage.

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Related Topix: Nebraska City, NE

KRNV-TV Reno

3 cited in Omaha area on ridesharing allegation

State regulators have cited three people in suburban Omaha in connection with ridesharing, a smartphone-based service that's not allowed in Nebraska.

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Russia Taday

Federal cybersecurity director convicted of child porn charges

The former acting director of cyber security for the United States Department of Health and Human Services was convicted this week on child pornography charges upon completion of a four-day federal trial in Nebraska.

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Related Topix: Prison, Nebraska Government, US News

The Wichita Eagle

2 exceptions to Nebraska smoking ban struck down

The Nebraska Supreme Court on Friday struck down exceptions to the state's public smoking ban for cigar bars and tobacco shops, but it spared the exception for some hotel guestrooms that allow smoking.

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Related Topix: Nebraska Government, Smoking, Medicine, Health

KETV-TV

Bill's 6pm Forecast

CHIEF METEOROLOGIST BILL RAMSEY WE'RE COUGHING A MUCH NEEDED BREAK HERE AROUND EASTERN NEBRASKA AND THE OMAHA METRO.

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Related Topix: Tornado, Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Weather

KETV-TV

Flooding causes Union Pacific line to close

Up to 15 inches of rain in some parts of eastern Nebraska have caused flooding and parts of the Union Pacific line to close.

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Related Topix: Weather

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Greenwich Citizen

Today in Nebraska for September

1855 - Army troops attacked a Brule Sioux village along Bluewater Creek in present-day Garden County, killing 86 American Indians and capturing about 70 others in the Battle of Ash Hollow.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Mike Johanns, Chuck Hagel, Nebraska Government, US Military, Hastings, US Army

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Nebraska 4-H and UnitedHealthcare Expand "Eat4-Health" Partnership,...

UnitedHealthcare and Nebraska 4-H are expanding a successful partnership called Eat4-Health that helps tackle obesity by promoting healthy eating and active lifestyles among youth and families.

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Related Topix: Nebraska Government, Family, Kids

KFOR-AM Lincoln

Electronic Betting Issue in Nebraska Supreme Court

An attempt to invalidate a ballot measure that would allow electronic betting on old horse races is now in the hands of the Nebraska Supreme Court.

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Related Topix: Nebraska Government

WOWT-TV Omaha

Police Investigate Shooting

Omaha Police are responding to a shooting near 36th and Ames. Multiple locations are being investigated.

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