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3 hrs ago | KHGI

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Governor Dave Heineman submitted a request on Tuesday for disaster assistance from the U.S. Small Business Administration to help Nebraskans in five northeast Nebraska counties who were impacted by the June 14-21 severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds and flooding.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Dave Heineman, Nebraska Government, Weather, FEMA, US News

7 hrs ago | KTIV-TV Sioux City

Northeast Nebraska cyclists now have a lane to call their own in downtown Norfolk

City workers last week finished up marking Norfolk's first bike lane along Third Street.

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Related Topix: West Point, NE, Cuming County, NE, Stanton County, NE

12 hrs ago | KETV-TV

Emails show Corrections officials went against Supreme Court ruling

SHOCKED.. ANGRY. THAT'S HOW STATE SENATORS FEEL, ABOUT THE EARLY RELEASE OF HUNDREDS OF NEBRASKA INMATES.

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Related Topix: Nebraska Government, Criminal Defense Law, Law

16 hrs ago | KOLN-TV Lincoln

Lawsuit Targets Nebraska Horse Racing Measure

A Nebraska anti-gambling group has filed a lawsuit to keep off the November ballot a measure that would allow betting on previously recorded horse races shown on machines that resemble casino slots.

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19 hrs ago | KTIV-TV Sioux City

Nebraska workshops to educate teachers about bats

The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission and Fulbright's EcoLeadership Program have scheduled two educator workshops on bats.

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Related Topix: Stanton County, NE

21 hrs ago | WOWT-TV Omaha

Nebraska Workshops to Educate Teachers About Bats

The workshops are open to teachers of kindergarten through 12th-grade students. The teachers will be taught the natural history of bats as well as their importance to the ecosystem.

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23 hrs ago | KHGI

Watson to be Added to Ballot for U.S. Senate Race

The Secretary of State's office says enough signatures have been collected to add another name in the race for U.S. Senate.

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

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Lost in Afghanistan: U.S. cana t track weapons it sends

The ANA uses the AK-47, the most common rifle in the world as their main weapon.

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Related Topix: Asia, Afghanistan, World News

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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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

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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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

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

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

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

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