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2 hrs ago | Agri Marketing

Activities Announced For Nat'l Farm Safety & Health Week

ACTIVITIES ANNOUNCED FOR NAT'L FARM SAFETY & HEALTH WEEK Sep. 15, 2014 Source: International Society for Agricultural Safety and Health news release A secure, healthy food supply is everyone's business, and so is the safety of farmers and farm workers. The U.S.-based International Society for Agricultural Safety and Health urges consumers and everyone involved in agriculture to recognize National Farm Safety and Health Week and promote awareness of safety solutions year round.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

The Spokesman-Review

American Life in Poetry - Sun, 14 Sep 2014 PST

I'd guess that a number of our readers have had MRIs. One of my neighbors, a gravel hauler in rural Nebraska, told me that his test sounded as if he were on the inside of a corn sheller.

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KFOR-AM Lincoln

More Cameras on I-80

The state is adding more video cameras to its system along Interstate 80 in Nebraska. The Roads Department says three will added near York and Grand Island starting the week of Sept.

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Washington Times

Woman recalls experience as health care navigator

The woman was then able to get implants in her spine that blocked much of the pain and allowed her to live a more normal life. She could walk at least to the mailbox and back.

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Related Topix: Baked Goods, Life, Food, Bread, Health Insurance, Health, Nebraska Government

The Navajo Times

Intertribal powwow set for Saturday in Omaha

The powwow will feature traditional dance, music, artistry, oral history and foods of various tribes across Nebraska and the surrounding region, including Northern Ponca, Omaha, Santee Sioux and Winnebago. Dancers in colorful regalia perform throughout the day, starting at 10 a.m. with the Gourd Dance, a tradition honoring military veterans.

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The Times Bulletin

New exhibit to open

The National Buick Car Club paid the Wassenberg Art Center a visit and held a luncheon and with a presentation by art center director, Hope Wallace. The Wassenberg Art Center had some wonderful visitors yesterday! The national tour Buick Car Club visited and had lunch with us.

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Related Topix: Photography, Arts, Painting, Union University

KETV-TV

Police motorcycle competition provides training, excitement

At Dillon Brothers Harley-Davidson, police took their motorcycles to try and top their colleagues around the region. Blue Knights of Nebraska call it the metro police motor skill competition.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

KRVN-AM Lexington

The Secret to a Lasting Marriage Is a Wife's Happiness, Study Says

The U.S. Navy called off its search for a missing pilot on Saturday, one day after two fighter jets crashed in the Western Pacific.Crews rescued one of the pilo... -- Committee leaders in Washington are seeking answers from the Obama administration regarding the global outbreak of the Ebola virus, calling for more informatio... -- Broadway performer Pia Zaador was hospitalized Thursday after a golf cart accident.Crews transported the entertainer to the University Medical Center hospital in... The Nebraska State Patrol has seized more than 90 pounds of marijuana following a traffic stop on Interstate 80. Authorities say a trooper pulled over a speeding vehicle Th... - Researchers are backing up the old adage, "Happy wife, happy life," with a new study that says a wife's happiness is more crucial than the husband's in maintaining a lasting marriage.

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KOLN-TV Lincoln

Nebraska Grocer Russ Raybould Dies at Age 92

Longtime Lincoln-based grocer Russ Raybould died Saturday at age 92. Raybould was known nationally as a leader in the independent grocery business. The company he founded, B&R Stores now operates six Russ's Market Stores in Lincoln and one in Hastings.

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KHGI

Nebraska man killed, 4 others injured in crash

Stanton County Sheriff Mike Unger tells the Norfolk Daily News that 25-year old Marcus Kamrath died in the crash, which happened about 7 p.m. Friday. Unger says Kamrath was a passenger in a vehicle driven by 25-year Trey Finkral, also of Battle Creek.

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KETV-TV

Kyle's Saturday AM Forecast

THIS IS A LIVE LOOK AT SUPER DOPPLER 7 RADAR, BUT NOTHING TO SHOW ON RADAR THIS MORNING...AS HIGH PRESSURE IS IN PLACE...SKIES ARE MOSTLY CLEAR AND THERE'S NO PRECIPITATION EVEN CLOSE TO THE AREA.HAVE SEEN SOME SPOTTY FOG...BUT DOESN'T APPEAR TO BE MUCH OF A PROBLEM AS WE START THE DAY.HIGH PRESSURE SETTLED IN AFTER A STRONG LOW MOVED OUT...THAT LOW NOW OVER THE GREAT LAKES...WITH A STRONG COLD FRONT SWEEPING ACROSS THE OHIO RIVER VALLEY DOWN INTO SHOWERS LINING UP ALONG THE FRONT.CHILLY AIR IN PLACE AROUND HERE TODAY THANKS TO THE HIGH...BUT WE WILL SEE A WARMING TREND NEXT WEEK...SO MAKE YOU THINK FALL IS HERE TO STAY JUST YET.41 AT EPPLEY AIRFIELD RIGHT NOW WITH MOSTLY CLEAR SKIES AND LIGHT BREEZE COMING FROM THE SOUTH.MOST OF THE REGION FALLING IN THAT 35 TO 45 DEGREE RANGE...SO A COOL START ACROSS THE PLAINS...NOT JUST IN NEBRASKA AND IOWA.

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KTIV-TV Sioux City

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The Norfolk Area's Planned Approach To Community Health Fair has been an annual event in northeast Nebraska for over 20 years. Nutrition Specialist for Northeast Nebraska Area Agency on Aging Mary Humphrey says the biggest thing happening at this years Patch Health Fair is the blood work being done.

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KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

Luke Bryan Is the First Performer Announced for 48th Annual CMA Awards

President Obama and former President Bill Clinton joined forces at the White House Friday to celebrate the 20th anniversary of AmeriCorps and highlight the imp... -- Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has decided to drop out of the race for re-election amid a health scare.The announcement comes after Ford was hospitalized due to a tumor i... -- Ford is recalling more than 70,000 of its hybrid electric vehicles over an issue with coolant pumps.The recall affects model year 2005-2008 Ford Escapes made bet... -- When the judge presiding over Oscar Pistorius' case begins sentencing hearings next month, experts said that the paralympian's disability could be ... -- The View returns to ABC on Monday and the new panel is set.Rosie Perez, Rosie O'Donnell, Whoopi Goldberg and Nicolle Wallace will host the show, which has change... The Nebraska Supreme Court has disbarred former Omaha state Sen. Brenda ... (more)

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Related Topix: Country, Luke Bryan, US News, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, South Africa, World News, The View, Entertainment, Television

Fri Sep 12, 2014

KETV-TV

Miss Nebraska, Miss Iowa ready to compete this weekend

They are talented, smart and beautiful inside and out. We show you what it takes to earn the iconic and sometimes controversial crown.

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WOWT-TV Omaha

29-year-old Omaha Mother Suffers Cardiac Arrest

A young mother goes to bed healthy. She ends up in cardiac arrest. Why her family history left her fighting for her life.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family

KOLN-TV Lincoln

Nebraska Supreme Court Disbars Ex-state Senator

The Nebraska Supreme Court has disbarred former Omaha state Sen. Brenda Council for using campaign money to gamble at casinos, despite a court-appointed referee's opinion that she should have kept her law license. A court-appointed referee had recommended late last year that Council receive a one-year license suspension plus two years of probation, noting that she had shown remorse, sought help for a gambling addiction and repaid the campaign funds.

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KGWN

Nebraska Swears in New Class of AmeriCorps Members

Today a new class of Nebraska AmeriCorps members will pledge to "get things done for America" as part of a nationwide ceremony to mark AmeriCorps 20th anniversary. First Lady Sally Ganem and honorary chair of ServeNebraska will lead the AmeriCorps pledge ceremony, taking place at 10:30 am CST at the State Capitol, 1445 K St., Lincoln, Nebraska in the Rotunda.

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KLKN

Survey projects how Nebraskans will vote come November

According to the 2014 Battleground Tracker survey, if Nebraskans were to cast a ballot today, the state's Republicans would lead the way. Nebraska's portion of the survey was compiled through 987 interviews with prospective voters between Aug.18th and Sept.

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KMPH-TV Fresno

Nebraska lawmakers say ridesharing firms welcome

The Lincoln Journal Star reports that members of the Legislature's Transportation and Telecommunications Committee on Thursday repeatedly asked representatives of Lyft and Uber why they started Nebraska operations without Nebraska's permission. Nebraska Public Service Commission investigators have begun ticketing ridesharing drivers for operating without a commission permit.

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KETV-TV

New report analyzes Nebraska's prison scandal

OUTLINING NEBRASKA'S PRISON SENTENCE SCANDAL. A NEW REPORT..RELEASED JUST HOURS AGO FROM INDEPENDENT INVESTIGATORS - ANALYZING THE THEY DID AND DIDN'T DO.

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