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3 hrs ago | 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

Myrtle Beach Online

NU to host seminar on USDA small business grants

The seminar will take place on July 31 at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's East Union, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. USDA National Program Leader Mary Ann Rozum will give a presentation on how businesses can receive Small Business Innovation Research grants.

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Related Topix: Nebraska Government, Small Business, Personal Finance, US News, United States Department of Agriculture, Agriculture, Science, University of Nebraska Lincoln

KETV-TV

Holly's Seven Day Forecast

YOU CAN EXPECT WARM AND HUMID CONDITIONS AT 9 PM THIS EVENING. SKIES WILL CONTINUE TO CLEAR.RADAR INDICATES DRY CONDITIONS THIS EVENING...BUT THAT WASN'T THE CASE ALL AFTERNOON FOR SOME PARTS OF PASSED THROUGH PORTIONS OF EASTERN NEBRASKA, BUT MISSED THE OMAHA METRO.

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Related Topix: Weather

Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Washington Post

At the borders of Colorado, a dividing line over marijuana

The legal marijuana market in Colorado has created a bonanza for "green entrepreneurs" and tax collectors in the state.

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Related Topix: Colorado, Colorado Government, Marijuana, Nebraska Government, Prison, Illinois, US Politics, US News

KTIV-TV Sioux City

Second largest literature festival in Nebraska held in Norfolk

The 20th annual Norfolk Public Library Literature Festival took place inside Northeast Community College's Life Long Learning Center.

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Washington Times

Nebraska jail first to ax immigration detainers

At least one Nebraska jail has stopped honoring federal requests to hold suspected immigrants in jail without a warrant, following the lead of other local entities around the country who say the practice puts them at risk of civil rights lawsuits.

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Related Topix: Papillion, NE

WOWT-TV Omaha

Fire Damages Home

A severe thunderstorm warning has been issued for Polk County until 3:30 p.m. and Butler County in Nebraska until 3:45 p.m. A severe thunderstorm watch is in effect for Butler, Colfax, Dodge, Platte and Saunders counties in Nebraska until 4 p.m. Saturday.

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WOWT-TV Omaha

Motorcyclist Killed In Crash

A severe thunderstorm watch is in effect for northeast Nebraska, including Burt, Colfax, Cuming, Dodge, Madison, Platte Stanton, Thurston, Washington and Wayne counties, and parts of Iowa, including Harrison and Monona counties until 3 p.m. Saturday.

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Related Topix: Cass County, NE, Elmwood, NE

WOWT-TV Omaha

Immigration Detentions

Hall County's jail is the first law enforcement agency in Nebraska to stop honoring federal "immigration detentions", making the move in fear of being sued.

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KOLN-TV Lincoln

Former UNL Student Sentenced for Computer Hacking

An Omaha man has been sentenced to six months in prison for computer fraud for breaking into databases of the University of Nebraska and the Nebraska State College System.

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Related Topix: University of Nebraska Lincoln

Fri Jul 25, 2014

KHGI

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Kearney, Hastings, and Grand Island are among the departments adding police officers at the 188th training session of the Nebraska Law Enforcement Training Center.

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Custer County Chief

Stenberg Warns of Misleading Postcards Concerning Unclaimed Property

Postcards stamped on the fronts and backs with the words, Unclaimed Property Notification, are not being sent by the Nebraska State Treasurer's Unclaimed Property Division, State Treasurer Don Stenberg said today.

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Related Topix: Nebraska Government

KFOR-AM Lincoln

False Alarm at Nebraska Nuclear Plant

An erroneous evacuation warning about a hazardous material spill has sounded in a village of 150 people that sits a couple of miles from a nuclear power plant in southeast Nebraska.

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Related Topix: Nuclear Energy

KFOR-AM Lincoln

New License Plates Causing Excitement

More and more people have been buying new license plates that proclaim that Nebraska is "The Beef State."

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Related Topix: Nebraska Government

KOLN-TV Lincoln

Nebraska State Patrol Graduates 55th Recruit Class

From 1011Weather.com: A 10/11 Weather Alert Day is in effect for Southeastern Nebraska due to dangerous heat.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Dave Heineman, Bruning, NE

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