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6 hrs ago | 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

10 hrs ago | 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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17 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: Nebraska, Healthcare Law, Law

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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Related Topix: Prison, Nebraska

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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Related Topix: Nebraska, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Papillion, NE

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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Related Topix: Prison, Nebraska

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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KLKN

Neb. treasurer reminds organizations of deadline

The Nebraska state treasurer is reminding Nebraska businesses and organizations of the Nov. 1 deadline for remitting unclaimed property to the state.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

KOLN-TV Lincoln

Federal Disaster Declaration Approved for Public Assistance in June Storms

Gov. Dave Heineman was notified Thursday that his request for a federal disaster declaration for Public Assistance in 12 counties was approved by President Barack Obama as a result of wide spread storm damage the severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds and flooding that occurred June 14-21.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Dave Heineman, Weather, Nebraska, FEMA, US News

KFOR-AM Lincoln

Omaha Day Care Owner Fined $500 for Failure to Report Child Abuse

An Omaha day care owner accused of failing to report child abuse has been fined $500.

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Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Healthcare Law, Nebraska

KFOR-AM Lincoln

Tax Policy Experts Advice Nebraska on Tax Incentives

Two tax policy experts say Nebraska needs to look beyond jobs and wages when studying whether the state's tax incentives actually work.

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Seattle Post-Intelligencer

5 free things to do in Lincoln, Nebraska

This undated photo provided by the Lincoln Chamber of Commerce shows the Homestead National Monument of America, located near Beatrice, Nebraska, about 40 miles south of Lincoln.

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Related Topix: Lincoln, NE, Nebraska, Homestead National Monument Of America, US National Parks, Beatrice, NE

WOWT-TV Omaha

Feds: Insurers Owe Millions To Nebraskans, Iowans

The federal government said Thursday that insurers owe Nebraskans more than $1.5 million in refunds and Iowans nearly $1.8 million because of a provision in the Affordable Care Act.

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KLKN

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Posted by: KLKN Newsroom, 8@klkntv.com Health care law will provide families in Nebraska with an average refund of $108 this summer Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell announced today that 16,567 consumers in Nebraska will benefit from $1,543,091 in refunds from insurance companies this summer, averaging $108 per family, because ... (more)

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Bellingham Herald

Nebraska group forms to develop state workforce

The goal: Better prepare the state's students for their careers. The group is called Accelerate Nebraska.

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