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2 hrs ago | North Platte Bulletin
Well, we knew it was coming and now it is here. The 2014 Legislative Session has come to an end and with it 17 senators, including myself, have concluded eight years of service to the State of Nebraska.
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6 hrs ago | New Hampshire Public Radio -
The State Department is giving federal agencies more time to review the Keystone XL Pipeline project.
6 hrs ago | Daily Kos
The State Department announced a delay in their Keystone XL review process today, as they wade through 2.5 million public comments, as well as work to get a handle on the fact that thanks to a Nebraska Supreme Court ruling, there is currently no legal route through Nebraska.
6 hrs ago | SooToday
In this photo provided by Lou Dematteis, a huge crop art image protesting the proposed Keystone XL pipline covers an 80-acre cornfield outside of Neligh, Neb., on April 12, 2014.
10 hrs ago | KHGI
A central Nebraska ranching family has been recognized for its land stewardship efforts with an award announced by Gov. Dave Heineman on Friday.
13 hrs ago | KOTA-TV Rapid City
Michael Ryan was sentenced to death for the 1985 cult-related killing of James Thimm in the southeast Nebraska town of Rulo.
17 hrs ago | KFOR-AM Lincoln
Actor Mickey Rooney will always be remembered at Boys Town for his Oscar-winning role in the 1938 movie about the Nebraska home for troubled youth.
If you need to renew your driver's license, you might have to skip the DMV this week and go online.
A new round of political attack ads between the two frontrunners in the Nebraska U.S. Senate race recently launched.
Nebraska Attorney General Jon Bruning issued a consumer alert Thursday for Nebraskans to avoid third-party websites that charge fees to process online driver's license renewals.
Jenkins pleaded guilty in court Wednesday, then refused to accept prosecutors' accounts of the shootings.
A political action committee funded by U.S. Senate candidate Ben Sasse's great-uncle has released a television ad attacking Shane Osborn, one of Sasse's primary opponents.
According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Nebraska farmers will be planting slightly less corn this year than what was planted last year.
Nebraska-Omaha men's basketball coach Derrin Hansen has signed a new contract that will keep him at the school through the 2017-18 season.
Nebraska vs. Penn State Friday, April 18 at 3 p.m. - Lincoln, Neb. The Huskers host two conference matches this weekend to close the regular season as they face Big Ten opponents Penn State on Friday, April 18 at 3 p.m. before welcoming No.
Heineman praised lawmakers for their work in lowering taxes in this year's session, which ends on Thursday.
One way for Nebraskans to put an income tax refund to good use is to invest it in a college savings account for a child or grandchild through the Nebraska Educational Savings Trust , Nebraska's state-sponsored 529 college savings program, State Treasurer Don Stenberg said today.