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  1. Nebraska Legislature Votes to Abolish Death PenaltyRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Townhall

    Nebraska is on the verge of making history. In a bipartisan move, the state's legislature on Wednesday voted 32 to 15 to abolish the death penalty.

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  2. George Will: American argument is ending as capital punishment withers awayRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Deseret News

    ... satisfies a sense of moral proportionality. This is, however, purchased with disproportionate social costs, as Nebraska seems to be concluding. Nebraska is not a nest of liberals. Yet on Wednesday its 49-member unicameral Legislature passed a bill ...

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  3. The Future for Nebraska's Death Row InmatesRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | KOLN-TV Lincoln

    A repeal of Nebraska's death penalty is still awaiting a likely veto from Gov. Pete Ricketts. But, if the repeal stands, the state may have an unusual situation on its hands - 11 inmates sentenced to death and no legal option of execution.

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  4. Nebraska baseball season ends with elimination from Big Ten TournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KETV-TV

    Playing in a near-vacant Target Field, which houses more than 39,000 on a good day, head coach Darin Erstad watched a four-run lead in the eighth-inning dissipate. The Michigan State Spartans notched six runs on four hits, including a grand slam off the bat of Ryan Krill, in the bottom of the eighth, and closed the doors in the ninth, winning 9-7.

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  5. Omaha Officer Killed By Gunman Shot Above Protective VestRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KOLN-TV Lincoln

    The police chief of Nebraska's largest city says an Omaha police officer killed in the line of duty was shot just above the top of her protective vest. Omaha Police Chief Todd Schmaderer gave more details Thursday of the shooting that killed 29-year-old Officer Kerrie Orozco on Wednesday.

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  6. Nebraska votes to scrap ban on immigrant driver's licensesRead the original story

    Thursday | KCTV5

    Nebraska's Legislature voted Thursday to end the nation's last ban on driving privileges for young people brought into the United States illegally as children, agreeing to scrap the policy by a veto-proof margin even as the state's new Republican governor continued to signal his opposition. The federal Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, an executive action President Barack Obama announced in 2012, gives the youths a Social Security number, a two-year work permit and protection from deportation.

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  7. Current Backup QBs College Football Fanbases Can't Wait to See StartRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | BleacherReport

    ... job in 2015, that would indicate he's in line to start in 2016. Tommy Armstrong may be the starting quarterback for Nebraska in 2015, but Huskers fans really got excited about backup Zack Darlington during the spring game. completed 7 of 11 passes ...

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  8. News of the Day From Across the NationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | SFGate

    ... home to three-quarters of the U.S. counties with the highest prevalence of severe vision loss. Driving ban ends: Nebraska's Legislature voted Thursday to end the nation's last ban on driving privileges for young people brought into the United States ...

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  9. Tribute to Officer Orozco at Special Olympics Torch RunRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WOWT-TV Omaha

    The iconic kick-off to Special Olympics Nebraska, along with the annual torch run, was held on the campus of Creighton University, Thursday evening. Dustin Morris, with the Omaha Police Department's Gang Unit, said, "I would say a spirit of selfless service, a spirit of giving.

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  10. South Sioux City, NE history teacher is one of the state's bestRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | KTIV-TV Sioux City

    A South Sioux City, Nebraska teacher is one of the state's best. During a special assembly at Lewis and Clark Elementary School, Nicholas Kleve was honored as Nebraska's "History Teacher of the Year".

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  11. Nebraska lawmakers vote to abolish death penaltyRead the original story

    Wednesday | KCTV5

    Nebraska lawmakers gave final approval on Wednesday to a bill abolishing the death penalty that would make it the first conservative state to do so since 1973 if the measure becomes law. The vote margin in the unicameral Legislature was more than enough to override a promised veto from Gov. Pete Ricketts, a supporter of capital punishment.

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  12. Police officer, suspect killed in Omaha shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | NBC29

    Police say one female officer and at least one other person were shot and are being treated at an Omaha hospi... OMAHA, Neb. - A Nebraska man opened fire Wednesday on officers who were trying to arrest him for a previous shooting, prompting police to return gunfire in a shootout that left one officer and the suspect dead, Omaha Police Chief Todd Schmaderer said.

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  13. Nebraska Death Penalty Ban to Be Vetoed by Gov. Pete RickettsRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | News Max

    Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts said Wednesday he will veto legislation passed 32-15 by the state Senate getting rid of the death penalty, but at least one senator said the legislative body had enough votes to override his veto. "Nebraska has a chance to step into history - the right side of history - to take a step that will be beneficial toward the advancement of a civilized society," said Sen. Ernie Chambers of Omaha, an Independent who's fought for decades to end the death penalty, The Associated Press reported via Yahoo .

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  14. Courtesy/ Governor's Office. Nebraska Department of Corrections Director Scott Frakes.Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | KRVN-AM Lexington

    Nebraska has purchased for more than $50,000 the drugs necessary to carry out capital punishment as the state Legislature was grappling with repealing the death penalty. According to two invoices provided by Gov. Pete Rickett's office, the state purchased sodium thiopental and pancuronium bromide from HarrisPharma, a pharmaceutical manufacturer and distributor based in Kolkata, West Bengal, India.

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  15. Eric Church Breaks Nebraska Arena Attendance Record Set by Elton JohnRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | KRVN-AM Lexington

    ... ticket sales records with The Outsiders World Tour. His Wednesday night show at Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln, Nebraska played to 15,823 fans, breaking the venue's previous attendance record of 14,368 fans, set at a 2014 Elton John concert. "I'm ...

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  16. Will Kansas turn on death penalty, too?Read the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

    The annual effort to repeal the death penalty in Kansas hasn't stirred much interest among legislative leaders, even though there is money to be saved by doing so and Kansas needs cash. As Nebraska's nonpartisan unicameral Legislature voted to abolish capital punishment this week, it was interesting to note the "conservative case for opposing the death penalty," as a Washington Post headline put it.

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  17. Senators Square-Off Over Nebraska Death PenaltyRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | WOWT-TV Omaha

    Yesterday at the State Capitol, senators voted to repeal Nebraska's death penalty laws with a vote of 32-15. Governor Pete Ricketts has vowed to veto the repeal.

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  18. Capital punishment slowly fading awayRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    ... satisfies a sense of moral proportionality. This is, however, purchased with disproportionate social costs, as Nebraska seems to be concluding. Nebraska is not a nest of liberals. Yet on Wednesday its 49-member unicameral Legislature passed a bill ...

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  19. Canes Watch thumbnailRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Palm Beach Post

    ... three-week span beginning Oct. 10 in Tallahassee. The next two games are at home. Other opponent odds on the board: Nebraska, which visits Sun Life Stadium on Sept. 19 (66-to-1); ACC Coastal foes North Carolina (300-to-1), Duke and Pittsburgh ...

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  20. Corn Flakes: Nebraska Baseball To Face Michigan State In Big Ten TourneyRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | Corn Nation

    Michigan State lost to Maryland last night 2-1, so Nebraska will face Sparty in an elimination game at 1:00 PM today. The game will not be televised on BTN , but on BTN Plus which requires a subscription.

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