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1 hr ago | The Papillion Times
A record-setter wearing No. 3, Doug McDermott has helped lift Creighton to another dimension.
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5 hrs ago | The Papillion Times
Why should ag land that produces income be taxed at a lower rate than our homes in towns and cities? If farmers and ranchers want to reduce property taxes, they should work with the Legislature on reducing or eliminating expenses supported by property taxes.
9 hrs ago | Journal-Advocate
The Colorado State University Extension - Logan and Morgan counties have teamed up with the Nebraska Network for Beginning Farmers & Ranchers, the Farm and Ranch Project of Legal Aid of Nebraska, the Risk Management Agency of the USDA, National Institute of Food and Agriculture, the Nebraska Department of Agriculture's Farm Mediation to bring a ... (more)
13 hrs ago | The Miami Herald
A bill introduced by Sen. Tanya Cook, of Omaha, would disregard 10 percent of income when determining eligibility for Nebraska's child care subsidy program.
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Currently it is illegal for same-sex and unmarried couples to adopt children in Nebraska, but a bill in the Nebraska Legislature hopes to change that.
Nebraska lawmakers have approved a committee to investigate the state's handling of Nikko Jenkins, who is accused of killing four people in the Omaha area after his release from prison.
The Nebraska Supreme Court has upheld the denial of post-conviction relief for a man convicted of the 2001 shooting death of another man who was believed to have been the wrong target in a retaliation killing.
It's a brief part of the movie, but one that anyone in Big Sky Country should be proud of.
Roads can be a deadly place for young drivers. In fact, Nebraska teens die in car crashes at three times the rate of adults.
A decade after mental health reform shifted services away from the Hastings Regional Center, prison reform could again transform the campus.
The letter to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry was signed this week by 29 of Nebraska's 49 state senators.
Lawmakers are debating how to keep the state's older population- as well as its younger population - here in Nebraska.
More than 37,000 names have been added to Nebraska's unclaimed property list for 2013.
Gov. Dave Heineman and Attorney General Jon Bruning announced on Wednesday that Nebraska has joined a lawsuit challenging egg production standards in California, which they view as anti-agriculture.
Committee members this year have voted in favor of proposed changes to include additional money for Nebraska's property tax credit program, state parks maintenance, water projects and upgrades to the State Capitol.