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38 min ago | KHGI

Seattle or Bust

Two musicians from Boston are taking on a journey to see America by foot! They started their trip from Omaha and hope to end up in Seattle.

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4 hrs ago | WOWT-TV Omaha

Deadline To Register To Vote In Nebraska Primary Is Thursday

If you're planning to vote in next month's Nebraska primary but haven't registered, Thursday is the deadline to do so because DMV offices and Omaha Public Library branches are closed on Friday for Arbor Day.

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6 hrs ago | KLKN

Ridesharing companies get Nebraska warning

The Public Service Commission has sent warnings to two ridesharing companies that they need the commission's permission to offer services in Nebraska.

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10 hrs ago | KTIV-TV Sioux City

Arguments set in prison guard killing lawsuit

A federal judge is hearing arguments in a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the widow of a South Dakota State Penitentiary guard slain by inmates three years ago.

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Related Topix: Prison, State Prisons, South Dakota State Penitentiary, Nebraska Government

Wed Apr 23, 2014

KFOR-AM Lincoln

Pilot At Fault In Fatal Plane Crash

Federal investigators blame the pilot for the crash of a small plane nearly a year ago in northeast Nebraska.

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Related Topix: Air Accidents

KOLN-TV Lincoln

Nebraska State Patrol Begins Consolidating Dispatch Centers

From 1011Weather.com: A 10/11 Weather Alert Day is in effect for Central Nebraska due to the potential for severe thunderstorms.

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Related Topix: Weather, Lincoln, NE, Stanton County, NE

KOTA Television

Governor Heineman announces Nebraska job-searching mobile app

Job seekers in Nebraska looking for employment can do so at the tip of their fingers thanks to a new mobile app released this week.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Dave Heineman, Law, Employment / Labor Law, Mitchell, NE, Gering, NE

WOWT-TV Omaha

State Recruitment Pitch: The Good Life For Veterans Is In Nebraska

Gov. Dave Heineman is promoting "The Good Life For Veterans" jobs recruiting campaign, focused on meeting Nebraska's workforce needs by attracting military veterans and their families from other states to move to Nebraska.

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Related Topix: Nebraska Government, US Governors, Dave Heineman, Life, Veteran Affairs, Law, Employment / Labor Law

WOWT-TV Omaha

Nebraskans Opposed To Oil Pipeline Take Fight To Washington

Ranchers and tribal leaders rode in on horseback and put up tepees on the National Mall, hoping to get the White House's attention.

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Related Topix: National Mall, US National Parks

Washington Times

Ben Sasse scores Sen. Ted Cruza s endorsement for Nebraska Senate primary

Sen. Ted Cruz endorsed Ben Sasse Wednesday in the GOP Senate primary in Nebraska and will hold a rally for him on Friday.

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

The Wichita Eagle

Ted Cruz endorses Ricketts for Nebraska governor

Cruz praised Ricketts Tuesday for his experience as a businessman and his focus on taxes, job growth and education reform.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Lee Terry, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Ted Cruz, US Senate, Healthcare Law, Law, Barack Obama

Tue Apr 22, 2014

KTIV-TV Sioux City

Road project hits bump in northeast Nebraska

A proposed road project for one northeast Nebraska town is being put on hold. A mile-long portion of Nebraska Highway 32 running through the city of Madison has been on the Department of Roads to do list for several years.

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Related Topix: Iowa State University

KETV-TV

Nebraska astronaut visits Marian High School

DREAM BIG.. AND SET BIG GOALS. YOU'LL GET THERE. THAT'S THE MESSAGE TODAY FROM RETIRED NASA ASTRONAUT AND NEBRASKA NATIVE CLAYTON ANDERSON.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Hastings College, Science / Technology, Space

Hot Air

Nebraska governor: The ruling delaying the Keystone XL pipeline needs to be thrown out

Earlier this year, a judge in Nebraska basically called a technical foul on the law laying out the administrative process through which the state approved TransCanada's revised Keystone XL pipeline route proposal, claiming that the law actually violated the state constitution - and unfortunately, the Obama administration's delayed but all too ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Governors, Dave Heineman, US News

The Papillion Times

Here's who'd play Pelini, Osborne and 19 other Nebraska celebrities in a movie

"Bo Pelini: The Movie." "The Doug McDermott Story." "Tyler Perry's A Very Warren Buffett Thanksgiving."

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Related Topix: Nebraska Government, Warren Buffett, Entertainment, Drama, Television

The Papillion Times

Michael W. Smith will perform at the Nebraska State Fair

Michael W. Smith will headline the Nebraska State Fair's Christian concert on Thursday, Aug. 28. Smith will perform at 7:30 p.m. at the Heartland Events Center.

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Related Topix: Christian Music, Michael W. Smith

Agri Marketing

U Of Nebraska Begins Construction On Int'l Wheat Center

U OF NEBRASKA BEGINS CONSTRUCTION ON INT'L WHEAT CENTER Apr. 22, 2014 Omaha.com reports: A new research center in Perkins County will have global implications.

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Related Topix: University of Nebraska Lincoln, North Platte, NE, Agriculture, Science

Forbes.com

New Keystone XL Delay: 'A Stunning Act Of Political Cowardice'

Whenever businesses and bureaucrats don't have the guts to stand behind a decision they've made, they release the news late on a Friday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Lisa Murkowski, Mary Landrieu, Democrat, Business News

National Review Online

Nordlinger: Nebraska Journal, Part II

Should I just resume, with no explanation or ado? Okay. For Part I, go I was talking about Lincoln, at the beginning of yesterday's installment - Lincoln, Neb., the capital.

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Related Topix: Lincoln, NE

Mon Apr 21, 2014

KHGI

Inmate pleads no contest in prison van crash

A Nebraska inmate has pleaded no contest to manslaughter in the death of a Lincoln woman who was struck and killed by a state prison van he was driving.

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Related Topix: State Prisons, Prison

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