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43 min ago | KOLN-TV Lincoln

SBA Offers Assistance to Nebraskans Affected by Severe Weather

Gov. Dave Heineman and the Nebraska Emergency Management Agency were notified today by the U.S. Small Business Association of an administrative declaration of a disaster for Stanton County which was affected by tornadoes, high winds and flooding that occurred from June 14 through June 21. As a result of the declaration, low-interest federal ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Governors, Dave Heineman, Weather, Stanton County, NE

1 hr ago | Estes Park Trail-Gazette

Plants of the Estes Valley: their curious stories

In conjunction with the 2014 first-ever Summer Reading Program for Adults, the Estes Valley Library is hosting a talk by botanist Kathy Keeler titled "Curious Stories of Familiar Plants of the Estes Valley".

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Related Topix: University of Nebraska Lincoln

5 hrs ago | KOLN-TV Lincoln

HHS Awards $500K to Nebraska in Affordable Care Act Mental Health Funding

For a list of awardees, CLICK HERE To learn more about the Affordable Care Act and Community Health Centers CLICK HERE Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell Thursday announced $500,000 in Affordable Care Act funding to support two health centers in Nebraska to establish or expand behavioral health services for 2,389 Nebraskans.

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Related Topix: Nebraska Government

7 hrs ago | KLKN

Nebraska Democrats to host convention in Lincoln

Those speaking include gubernatorial candidate Chuck Hassebrook, his running mate Jane Raybould, U.S. Senate hopeful Dave Domina, and candidates for Nebraska's three congressional districts: Brad Ashford, Dennis Crawford and Mark Sullivan.

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7 hrs ago | KLKN

Nebraskan who drove drunk with chickens sentenced

A Grand Island man whose vehicle contained several dozen chicken carcasses and malnourished chickens when he was pulled over has been given 180 days behind bars.

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10 hrs ago | Corn Nation

Corn Flakes: Will Bolt Bolts For Texas A&M

Nebraska Baseball Associated Head Coach Will Bolt is leaving to take an assistant coaching job at Texas A&M.

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

14 hrs ago | The Dam Station

Post-Tornado Help For Small Biz In Nebraska

The Nebraska Emergency Management Agency says Governor Dave Heineman submitted a request this week to the U.S. Small Business Administration.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Dave Heineman, Weather

17 hrs ago | KFOR-AM Lincoln

New Democratic Candidate for Lancaster County Board

A member of the Nebraska Legislature will be a candidate for the Lancaster County Board.

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Related Topix: Nebraska Government

Wed Jul 30, 2014

National Public Radio

Should America Keep Its Aging Nuclear Missiles?

This unarmed test version was launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California.

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

Corn Nation

Talking Huskers Fall Camp Storylines & Bo At B1G Media Days With Mark Rogers

Mark and Brian shot a couple of videos earlier this week about Big Ten Media Days and the thoughts going into Fall Camp for the Huskers.

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

KHGI

Nebraska dentist pleads not guilty to gold theft

A Lincoln dentist has pleaded not guilty to stealing nearly $17,000 worth of precious metals from the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Omaha.

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Related Topix: Dentistry

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It was hard to miss Joni Qualm as she rode through the parade in Bussell Park Sunday afternoon, and when she helped young 4-H'ers on the stage at the fashion show, and especially when she was signing autographs at either event.

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Related Topix: North Platte, NE, Valley County, NE, Ogallala, NE

BleacherReport

10 College Coaches Who May Not See Their 2015 Recruiting Class Graduate

Every head college football coach in the country is assembling his 2015 recruiting class with much hope that every recruit graduates in four-to-five years.

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Related Topix: Rutgers University, Georgia Tech

The Island Packet

Leonard Pitts Jr.: Paul Ryan breaks the silence surrounding poverty in America

This has not been a pretty picture in the recent past. Who can forget then-South Carolina Lt.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Mitt Romney

Tue Jul 29, 2014

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

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

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

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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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

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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