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15 min ago |

Connecticuters, Nutmeggers, Connecticutians: What Do You Call Yourself?

Sometimes, nicknames come easy. If you're from Alaska, you're an Alaskan. If you're from Nebraska, you're a Nebraskan.


Related Topix: Connecticut, Nebraska, Connecticut Government

4 hrs ago | Asbury Park Press

What caused 300 people to gather in Seaside?What caused 300 people to ...

What caused 300 people to gather in Seaside? More than 300 high school-aged students from Nebraska have been assisting with the ongoing superstorm Sandy recovery Check out this story on More than 300 volunteers from Nebraska came together for a Sandy Awareness Walk at the Seaside Heights, NJ, Boardwalk, Wednesday, ... (more)


Related Topix: Nebraska, Seaside Heights, NJ, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Sandy, Asbury Park, NJ, Toms River, NJ, Ocean County, NJ

21 hrs ago | North Platte Bulletin

Nebraska: No. 3 state for business

Nebraska is one of America's 10 most business-friendly states, according to Pollina Corporate Real Estate, Inc., a national leader in corporate site selection.


Related Topix: Nebraska, US Governors, Dave Heineman

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Daily Kos

Update on Death of Village Clerk: Governor's Office Responds

I made the call this morning to Governor Dave Heineman's office requesting a half-mast notice for the Village of Broadwater, on the death of our village clerk.


Related Topix: US Governors, Dave Heineman, Nebraska, US News, Liberal Political News

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Roll Call

Rating Change: Nebraskaa s 2nd District

Rep. Lee Terry, R-Neb., has a history of making races closer than they need to be - and 2014 appears to be no different.


Related Topix: US Politics, Lee Terry, US News, US House of Representatives, Republican, Nebraska


Western Nebraska Veterans' Home Receives Fifth Deficiency Free Survey

The Western Nebraska Veterans' Home in Scottsbluff, Nebraska recently received its fifth deficiency-free survey from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.


Related Topix: Nebraska, Western, NE, Scottsbluff, NE, Medicine, Nursing

Nebraska wheat harvest more than half done

The U.S. Department of Agriculture says about 54 percent of the state's wheat crop has now been harvest, which is slightly behind the average of 61 percent.


Related Topix: Nebraska, Agriculture, Science


Latino leaders speak out against Governor Heineman



Related Topix: US Governors, Dave Heineman, Nebraska

Bellingham Herald

To encourage saving, some states turn to prizes

Nearly a dozen states believe they've found a way to encourage people to save more money - and have fun doing it.


Related Topix: Nebraska, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Lottery

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Daily Kos

Is Racist Governor About to be Rewarded at Tax Payer Expense?

This story starts in 2005-current Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman was then serving out a term having succeeded Mike Johanns who left to become Bush's Secretary of Agriculture.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Tom Osborne, Senator Mike Johanns, Nebraska, US Governors, Dave Heineman, Immigration Reform


Nebraska deer hunters urged to help the hungry

The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission is asking hunters buying their deer permits to consider also making a tax-deductible donation to Hunters Helping the Hungry.


Related Topix: Nebraska, Venison, Meat, Life, Food

Thu Jul 17, 2014

North Platte Bulletin

Senate race: Sasse calls for three debates

Republican candidate Ben Sasse wants to debate his opponents for the U.S. Senate on Aug. 25 at the State Fair and two weeks later somewhere else.


Related Topix: Nebraska

News Max

Border Kids Enter Neb. Immigration Court, With Nation's Longest Wait

The 200 border kids placed in Nebraska will enter an immigration court system where the average wait time for a hearing - when a judge decides whether they should be deported - surpasses two years.

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Related Topix: Nebraska, Family, Kids, US Governors, Dave Heineman

Tax Foundation

Nebraska's Latest Tax Incentives Report is an Exaggeration

On Tuesday, the Nebraska Department of Revenue released the state's 2013 annual tax incentives report , which describes the various business tax incentives in the state as well as their effects and beneficiaries.


Related Topix: Nebraska

Wed Jul 16, 2014


Local nun details horrors in Honduras as 200 children await deportation

The number is a fraction of the more than 50,000 children who tried to enter the United States since October.

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Related Topix: Prison, US Governors, Dave Heineman, Nebraska

Five great things to do in LIncoln, Nebraska

When Nebraska became a state in 1867, Lincoln became the capital of Nebraska instead of Omaha, the territorial capital.

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Related Topix: Nebraska, Lincoln, NE

Washington Times

Nebraska activists decry plight of immigrant kids

Some Hispanic and civil rights activists in Nebraska say the thousands of children who have been crossing the U.S.-Mexican border are refugees from violence, not immigrants who should be summarily returned.

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Related Topix: Senator Deb Fischer, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Nebraska, Family, Kids, US Governors, Dave Heineman

Agri Marketing

USDA, U Of Nebraska Study Shows No Apparent Detrimental Effect From Zilmax

USDA, U OF NEBRASKA STUDY SHOWS NO APPARENT DETRIMENTAL EFFECT FROM ZILMAX Jul. 16, 2014 BrownfieldAgNews reports: A research study conducted in Nebraska concludes that the cattle feed additive Zilmax has no noticeable detrimental effect on cattle health or well-being.


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

Rhode Island is No. 1 HIPAA enforcer in state rankings

Healthcare providers may feel more pressure of Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act enforcement in states like Rhode Island and Alaska, according to data compiled by TrueVault, a HIPAA compliance company.


Related Topix: New Hampshire Government, New Hampshire, Nebraska

Tue Jul 15, 2014

KOLN-TV Lincoln

Keystone XL Opponents to March in Nebraska

Nebraska opponents of the Keystone XL pipeline will participate in a walk across the nation to draw attention to climate change.

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