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9 hrs ago | KOLN-TV Lincoln

10/11 Special Report - Open About Concealment - Part 2

"There are a few people who think that if you have a gun you don't have to take guff from anybody.

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16 hrs ago | Townhall

Senate report blasts Bold Nebraska as faux grassroots group | Deena Winter | 68

U.S. Senate Republicans call Bold Nebraska a faux grassroots group used by non-Nebraska billionaires to funnel money to advance their political agenda, according to a report released Wednesday.

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17 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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21 hrs ago | KLKN

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A Fremont man is suing the state of Nebraska, saying his constitutional rights were violated when he was required to attend Alcoholics Anonymous meetings, even though he objected to the organization's religious foundation.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

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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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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North Platte Bulletin

Jenkins questions Farm Bureau's endorsement of Sasse

Ben Sasse has virtually no experience in the agricultural or private sector and not much of a Nebraska resume, Independent candidate Jim Jenkins said Tuesday in a letter to the Nebraska Farm Bureau.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Mike Johanns, Nebraska

Mon Jul 28, 2014

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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KHGI

Watson to be Added to Ballot for U.S. Senate Race

The Secretary of State's office says enough signatures have been collected to add another name in the race for U.S. Senate.

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Related Topix: US Senate, Republican, US Politics, Senator Mike Johanns, US News, Nebraska

The News Tribune

Neb's Abdullah, Gregory named B10 Players to Watch

The list of 10 players - five each from the East and West divisions - was announced Monday before the conference's football media day in Chicago.

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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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Sun Jul 27, 2014

North Platte Bulletin

Horses attacked, mountain lions blamed

At least three horses were cut in separate incidents before the July 4 weekend. None were killed, but some were cut deeply a belly was gashed open; a neck was cut deep into the muscle.

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Bellingham Herald

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

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, Prison, Illinois, US Politics, US News

KOLN-TV Lincoln

Corrections: Recalculated Prison Sentences to Cost More than $4 Million

The Department of Corrections said recalculated prison sentences for 567 Nebraska inmates are going to cost the state $4 million dollars during the next 10 years.

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SFGate

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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Fri Jul 25, 2014

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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KFOR-AM Lincoln

Neb. Supreme Court Denies Appeal of Man on Death Row

The Nebraska Supreme Court has upheld the denial of a death row inmate's efforts to have his conviction overturned.

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Kansas City InfoZine

Courts Whittle Away at FAA's Drone Regulation Authority

By Daniel Wheaton - When Justin Kyser's DJI Phantom buzzed in the air near in Beatrice, Neb., a neighbor knocked on his door with a familiar threat: Washington, DC - infoZine - Scripps Howard Foundation Wire - "I'll shoot your drone down if it flies over my yard."

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Related Topix: US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Nebraska, University of Nebraska Lincoln, District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals, Texas, University of Missouri

WOWT-TV Omaha

Hot On The Grill: Nebraska Beef State License Plates

More motorists are buying new license plates that proclaim Nebraska as "The Beef State."

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