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Visitors to the 2014 Nebraska State Fair in Grand Island are invited to stop by the Nebraska State Treasurer's booth in the Exhibition Building to search for unclaimed property and to ask for help in filing claims, State Treasurer Don Stenberg said today.
Heineman completed the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge on Wednesday with help from his wife, first lady Sally Ganem.
The ACLU of Nebraska says saying law enforcement agencies in the state have "grossly misused" Tasers several times, jolting an elderly, disabled Omaha man with dementia, a drunk man who was "staring down" a cop from a Grand Island hospital bed and a combative 10-year-old Kearney student.
Federal prosecutors say Randall Thompson must serve three years of supervised release after he leaves custody and pay the Internal Revenue Service more than $95,500.
Omaha Police blocked off 52nd Street, one block north and south of Emmet, for more than an hour Tuesday afternoon as they investigated a hit-and-run crash.
A Nebraska man who's already serving a life sentence for shooting his ex-wife to death was handed down an additional life sentence for killing Grand Island Lawyer Todd Elsbernd.
Eighty-one Nebraska high schools took advantage of Nebraska NEST Financial Scholars, an online financial literacy education program sponsored by the Nebraska Educational Savings Trust at no cost to schools, during the 2013-14 school year, State Treasurer Don Stenberg said today at a news conference in his office in the State Capitol.
The ACLU of Nebraska report released Tuesday says there's a lack of oversight and guidance for the weapons, which release 50,000 volts of electricity.
STERLING - While RE-1 Valley students are likely getting in some last minute fun before they return to school Wednesday, staff headed back to class Monday for the district's annual Back-to-School inservice, held at Sterling High School After a brief meet-and-greet to catch up with fellow staff members, the inservice got underway with a welcome by ... (more)
Nebraska families are continuing to struggle with hunger. Approximately 25,400 different individuals across the state of Nebraska receive assistance each week from Food Bank for the Heartland and Food Bank of Lincoln according to data from a study released today by Feeding America, the nation's leading domestic hunger-relief organization.
Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman and Department of Correctional Services Director Mike Kenney have announced personnel actions taken to hold accountable the agency staff members responsible for inmate sentencing miscalculations.
Willie Nelson and Neil Young will headline a concert next month in a Nebraska cornfield organized by opponents of a proposed pipeline that would carry oil from Canada south to the Gulf Coast.
While efforts to increase the minimum wage at the federal level have are basically dead for the moment, some real progress is being made at the state and local level.
U.S. Senate candidate Rick Weiland has enlisted a new campaign adviser. The Democrat on Monday announced that veteran political strategist Steve Jarding will serve as his senior adviser and spokesman for the remainder of the race.
Federal officials want Nebraska to repay nearly $2.5 million because they say the state mishandled some Medicaid prescription drug claims.
Updated: Thu Aug 21, 2014 12:00 am
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