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Nebraska judicial nominee Grasz confirmed for appeals court on 50-48 vote

Nebraska News by - 3 hours 8 min ago
The Senate on Tuesday confirmed the nomination of Omaha attorney Steve Grasz to the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, ending a contentious but relatively swift journey to a seat on the federal court.
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Beatrice man rolls the dice with board game

Nebraska News by - 3 hours 33 min ago
BEATRICE -- A Beatrice man is rolling the dice on a board game he invented nearly 30 years ago.
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Revising Keystone XL order could 'erase' concerns before appeal, TransCanada tells Nebraska Public Service Commission

Nebraska News by - 4 hours 18 min ago
The Nebraska Public Service Commission should clarify its decision on the Keystone XL pipeline in order to head off potential appeals by opponents, a lawyer for pipeline builder TransCanada told the commission Tuesday.
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Nebraska's largest solar farm is up and running

Nebraska News by - 6 hours 3 min ago
KEARNEY — The largest solar farm in Nebraska has started operations.
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Bellevue OKs bid to demolish councilman's eyesore carwash

Nebraska News by - 8 hours 15 min ago
BELLEVUE — The Bellevue City Council has voted to accept a bid to tear down an eyesore carwash owned by a fellow member.
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Omaha man gets 7 years in federal prison for child porn

Nebraska News by - 8 hours 35 min ago
OMAHA — A 36-year-old Omaha man has been sentenced to seven years in federal prison for receiving and distributing child pornography that included images of babies being abused.
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2 dead after school bus fire in western Iowa, authorities say

Nebraska News by - 10 hours 24 min ago
OAKLAND, Iowa -- Authorities say a fire aboard an Iowa school bus has killed a student and the bus driver.
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Crete school counselor, also DACA recipient: 'This has been my life'

Nebraska News by - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 22:00
The clock is ticking for Joel Lemus, a young school counselor at Crete High School whose future is in doubt.
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In Sydney Loofe's hometown, family, friends say their goodbyes

Nebraska News by - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 15:00
NELIGH — This town's love for Sydney Loofe could be seen Monday on telephone poles, street lights, stop signs, mailboxes and tree trunks.
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Omaha man gets 11-to-16 years prison in store clerk's death

Nebraska News by - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 14:39
OMAHA — An Omaha man has been sentenced to 11 to 16 years in prison for running down and killing a convenience store clerk after closing for the night.
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Scammers targeting Nebraska and Iowa with bitcoin scam

Nebraska News by - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 13:00
Members of the public in Nebraska and Iowa who receive suspicious emails asking for payments in bitcoin are being asked to report it.
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Nebraska GOP national party official resigns to protest support of Moore

Nebraska News by - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 12:15
Nebraska's Republican national committeewoman resigned Monday from her party leadership post in protest of the party's financial support for GOP Senate nominee Roy Moore in Alabama.
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Grand Island Mayor Jensen will not seek re-election

Nebraska News by - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 11:46
GRAND ISLAND — Grand Island's first-term mayor says he will not seek re-election next year.
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Nebraska renews UNL agreement for child welfare training

Nebraska News by - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 11:06
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln will continue to train state child welfare workers under a renewed agreement with a state agency.
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Raybould says Fischer has become 'a Washington Republican'

Nebraska News by - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 10:45
Democratic Senate candidate Jane Raybould zeroed in on Sen. Deb Fischer on Monday, suggesting the Republican senator has lost touch with the best interests of "everyday Nebraskans" and become "a Washington Republican" who votes along party lines.
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Western Nebraska zoo set to display orphaned bear cubs

Nebraska News by - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 08:18
SCOTTSBLUFF — A western Nebraska zoo is getting ready to display two orphaned bear cubs from Wyoming.
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Authorities identify victims in fatal head-on interstate crash

Nebraska News by - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 04:52
OMAHA — Authorities have identified the three Omaha men who died in a head-on crash on Interstate 480.
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Beatrice schools pick Ord superintendent to lead district

Nebraska News by - Sun, 12/10/2017 - 22:00
BEATRICE — The Beatrice school board wants to hire Ord's superintendent to lead its district.
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Former Nebraska senator puts up religious signs

Nebraska News by - Sun, 12/10/2017 - 20:01
NORFOLK — About a year ago, Richard Peterson of Norfolk was looking through a magazine when a picture of a cross caught his eye.
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3 people die after 2 cars collide on Omaha interstate

Nebraska News by - Sun, 12/10/2017 - 16:45
OMAHA — Authorities are trying to determine why a car drove the wrong way in Interstate 480 in Omaha and caused the death of three men in a collision.
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