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Local, regional, and statewide news continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

2 hrs ago | Washington Times

5 things to know about the 2014 Nebraska elections

With so many open races on the Nebraska ballot, voters have a lot to absorb. Here are five questions to consider about contests for governor, U.S. Senate and other offices: Republicans occupy every statewide elected office in Nebraska, including governor, U.S. Senate, attorney general, auditor and treasurer.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Lee Terry, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Nebraska Government, Healthcare Law, Law, US Governors, Dave Heineman

6 hrs ago | KLKN

Thousands of Nebraskans might have to find a new hospital

With a deadline quickly approaching and no agreement in sight, thousands in Nebraska may soon have to find a new hospital for in-network insurance coverage.

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Related Topix: Nebraska City, NE

10 hrs ago | KRNV-TV Reno

3 cited in Omaha area on ridesharing allegation

State regulators have cited three people in suburban Omaha in connection with ridesharing, a smartphone-based service that's not allowed in Nebraska.

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10 hrs ago | Russia Taday

Federal cybersecurity director convicted of child porn charges

The former acting director of cyber security for the United States Department of Health and Human Services was convicted this week on child pornography charges upon completion of a four-day federal trial in Nebraska.

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Related Topix: Prison, Nebraska Government, US News

14 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

2 exceptions to Nebraska smoking ban struck down

The Nebraska Supreme Court on Friday struck down exceptions to the state's public smoking ban for cigar bars and tobacco shops, but it spared the exception for some hotel guestrooms that allow smoking.

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Related Topix: Nebraska Government, Smoking, Medicine, Health

20 hrs ago | KETV-TV

Bill's 6pm Forecast

CHIEF METEOROLOGIST BILL RAMSEY WE'RE COUGHING A MUCH NEEDED BREAK HERE AROUND EASTERN NEBRASKA AND THE OMAHA METRO.

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Related Topix: Tornado, Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Weather

Yesterday | KETV-TV

Flooding causes Union Pacific line to close

Up to 15 inches of rain in some parts of eastern Nebraska have caused flooding and parts of the Union Pacific line to close.

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Related Topix: Weather

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Greenwich Citizen

Today in Nebraska for September

1855 - Army troops attacked a Brule Sioux village along Bluewater Creek in present-day Garden County, killing 86 American Indians and capturing about 70 others in the Battle of Ash Hollow.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Mike Johanns, Chuck Hagel, Nebraska Government, US Military, Hastings, US Army

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Nebraska 4-H and UnitedHealthcare Expand "Eat4-Health" Partnership,...

UnitedHealthcare and Nebraska 4-H are expanding a successful partnership called Eat4-Health that helps tackle obesity by promoting healthy eating and active lifestyles among youth and families.

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Related Topix: Nebraska Government, Family, Kids

KFOR-AM Lincoln

Electronic Betting Issue in Nebraska Supreme Court

An attempt to invalidate a ballot measure that would allow electronic betting on old horse races is now in the hands of the Nebraska Supreme Court.

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Related Topix: Nebraska Government

WOWT-TV Omaha

Police Investigate Shooting

Omaha Police are responding to a shooting near 36th and Ames. Multiple locations are being investigated.

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KHGI

Tree-Killing Beetle Moves Toward Nebraska

An invasive tree-eating bug has already killed tens of millions of trees in two dozen states, and it's getting closer and closer to Nebraska.

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Related Topix: Nebraska Government, Entomology, Science

National Provisioner

Cargill pledges $1 million to Raising Nebraska

With a major presence in Nebraska, Cargill has become the title sponsor of Raising Nebraska , pledging $1 million dollars over five years.

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Related Topix: Nebraska Government, Agriculture, Science, University of Nebraska Lincoln

KOTA-TV Rapid City

Heineman's capabilities questioned by long time state senator

State Senator Ernie Chambers has told Governor Dave Heineman in a letter that the governor would be incapable of running the University of Nebraska system.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Dave Heineman, City University of New York

Monterey County Herald

Omaha police bullet kills 'Cops' film crew member

When the call came from an officer who needed help facing an armed robber at a fast-food restaurant, two members of a reality television show riding along with Omaha police hustled to record the confrontation.

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Related Topix: Crime TV, Entertainment, Television, Life, Food, Fast Food, Violent Crime

Now Toronto

Maika Monroea s double whammy in It Follows and The Guest puts her in...

Maika Monroe's double whammy in It Follows and The Guest puts her in some pretty terrific company.

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Related Topix: Janet Leigh

Wed Aug 27, 2014

KHGI

Fair Goes Extra Step on Older Nebraskans Day

Whether it's heat or in this case rain, the Nebraska State Fair has taken extra steps to make sure older Nebraskans enjoy a day just for them.

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Related Topix: Nebraska Government

KOLN-TV Lincoln

State Fair Holds Older Nebraskan Day

The Nebraska State Fair is an exciting place to be, but for senior citizens the crowds and loud noises can be difficult to deal with.

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Related Topix: Nebraska Government

KHGI

Nebraska man pleads guilty in child porn case

A former hospital administrator in western Nebraska has pleaded guilty to a child pornography charge as part of a deal.

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KHGI

Horse-racing measure now in Nebraska court's hands

An attempt to invalidate a ballot measure that would allow electronic betting on old horse races is now in the hands of the Nebraska Supreme Court.

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Related Topix: Nebraska Government

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