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Saturday | The Motley Fool

Why Warren Buffett Supports This Controversial Energy Policy

The controversial Keystone XL pipeline project has ended up before the Nebraska Supreme Court, where the seven-person body will address an earlier decision by a lower court that allows the governor to approve the project instead of the Public Service Commission. ) at a cost of $5.3 billion, would transport 830,000 barrels/day from Alberta to refineries in the Midwest and the Gulf Coast.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Husker Mike's Blasphemy

Political Talk: Dave Heineman's Track Record Makes Him Laughably...

I had to chuckle when Nebraska's "Worst. Governor. Ever." decided to publicly announce his candidacy to be the next president of the University of Nebraska .

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

KHGI

Flags to Fly at Half-Staff for Patriot Day

Gov. Dave Heineman is encouraging Nebraskans to lower their flags on Thursday to honor those killed on September 11, 2001. Flags at all state buildings will be flown at half-staff in observance of Patriot Day, which honors the victims lost in the 2001 terrorist strikes in New York, Washington, D.C. and Pennsylvania.

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ABC News

Ricketts Can Have Heidemann Removed From Ballot

Republican gubernatorial candidate Pete Ricketts can replace former Lt. Gov. Lavon Heidemann as his running mate on the November ballot, Nebraska Secretary of State John Gale said Wednesday.

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KRVN-AM Lexington

Was Ohio Plane Crash a College Frat Accident?

Relatives of a student who died in an Ohio plane crash are considering filing a wrongful death lawsuit over suspicion that the crash may have been a fraternity ... -- Secretary of State John Kerry said the U.S. will stand by the Iraqis as they deal with the threat of ISIS and said the country needs an inclusive central governme... -- The announcement of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus might have made you eager to part with your old iPhone -- but there's one important step you need to take befo... In anticipation of an expected Presidential Proclamation, Gov. Dave Heineman is directing that flags at all state buildings and facilities be lowered... - Relatives of a student who died in an Ohio plane crash are considering filing a wrongful death lawsuit over suspicion that the crash may have been a fraternity event gone wrong.

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Crooks and Liars

GOP Lt. Gov. Candidate Resigns After Sister Files For Protection Order

Nebraska Lt. Gov. Lavon Heidemann resigned from office and ended his candidacy Tuesday, one day after a judge granted a protection order to keep him away from his sister, who accused him of assault.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

Norwalk Citizen News

Nebraska Lt. Gov. Heidemann resigns office, ticket

In this June 2, 2014 file photo, Nebraska Lt. Gov. Lavon Heidemann, left, speaks in Lincoln, Neb., at an event introducing him as the running mate of Republican Gubernatorial candidate Pete Ricketts, right.

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KETV-TV

Domestic protection order issued against Neb. lieutenant governor

A judge has issued a domestic violence protection order against Nebraska Lt. Gov. Lavon Heidemann after his sister accused him of violent behavior.

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Mon Sep 08, 2014

Planetizen

Keystone XL Update: Nebraska Supreme Court Case Begins

The Nebraska Supreme Court began hearing the case that will be considered before the Obama Administration will decide whether or not to authorize the controversial pipeline. Last February we noted that Lancaster County District Court Judge Stephanie Stacy had dealt TransCanada , the builder of the controversial pipeline, a major setback.

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Fri Sep 05, 2014

Washington Post

National Digest: Sept. 5, 2014

Nebraska's Supreme Court heard arguments Friday about whether Gov. Dave Heineman acted properly when he blessed a route for the Keystone XL oil pipeline, and the court's decision could weigh on the controversial project. A lawyer for landowners who may be in the pipeline's path hoped to persuade the seven-member panel that Heineman overreached and that a decision on the route should be left to an independent state agency.

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NewsOK.com

Keystone XL lawsuit now in Nebraska court's hands

A law that could clear a path for the Keystone XL pipeline in Nebraska now rests with the state's Supreme Court, which heard arguments Friday in a case that threw the project into legal limbo. An overflow crowd listens to arguments in a lawsuit heard in the Nebraska Supreme Court on Friday, Sept.

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Politico

Keystone courtroom -- Podesta announces climate challenge -- Future...

KEYSTONE COURTROOM: The six-year battle over the Keystone XL pipeline lands in front of the Nebraska Supreme Court today. Oral arguments commence at 9 a.m. CDT, 10 a.m. on the East Coast.

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Thu Sep 04, 2014

Washington Times

Senators push for answers in Nebraska prison probe

Prison officials traded blame Thursday over a decision to disregard a Nebraska Supreme Court opinion that specified how to sentence inmates, resulting in hundreds of who were released too early. George Green, a former top lawyer for the Department of Correctional Services, insisted that he never read the opinion despite several instances when it was brought to his attention.

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The Globe and Mail

In Keystone pipeline debate, Nebraska high court will have sway

Nebraska's top court will hear arguments on Friday about how the Keystone XL pipeline might cross the state - a narrow question of routing and permitting that has clouded the project's fate after more than five years of wrangling at the federal level. At issue is a 2012 law that gave Governor Dave Heineman authority to approve a route for TransCanada Corp's proposed Canada-to-Texas project.

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Tue Sep 02, 2014

Politico

Keystone returns - Countries pressure U.S. to ease oil exports ban - Barton calls for lifting ban

Nebraska's Supreme Court will hear arguments Friday in a case whose legal minutia are dry but whose political impact could be vast - essentially determining how soon the endlessly delayed decision on the Keystone XL oil pipeline will get to President Barack Obama's desk.

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Washington Times

Nebraska turns to 'diplomats' to lure new business

Gov. Dave Heineman said Tuesday that Nebraska can't afford to become complacent when competing for new businesses.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

KOLN-TV Lincoln

Gubernatorial Debate Held at State Fair

With elections a little more than two months away, candidates for the Governor's office, Chuck Hassebrook and Pete Ricketts, faced off in a debate at the Nebraska State Fair Monday night.

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KETV-TV

Gov. Heineman voices opinion on Keystone XL pipeline's slow process

CHALLENGED THE STATE NEBRASKA PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION DECIDE ON PIPELINE PLACEMENT.

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Strictly Business Magazine Lincoln

Lincoln Airport Authority Hosts Groundbreaking Ceremony for New...

Earlier this year the State of Nebraska selected the Lincoln Airport Authority to construct a crime laboratory for the Nebraska State Patrol in the Lincoln Airport's Air Park Industrial Park.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Washington Times

5 things to know about the 2014 Nebraska elections

With so many open races on the Nebraska ballot, voters have a lot to absorb. Here are five questions to consider about contests for governor, U.S. Senate and other offices: Republicans occupy every statewide elected office in Nebraska, including governor, U.S. Senate, attorney general, auditor and treasurer.

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