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Ricketts signs bill giving Nebraska VA oversight of veterans' homes

Nebraska News by - 1 hour 10 min ago
Gov. Pete Ricketts fulfilled a long-standing wish of Nebraska veterans Tuesday.
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Officials: 5 injured in Omaha crash involving school bus

Nebraska News by - 1 hour 25 min ago
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say five people — including a student — have been injured in a north Omaha crash involving a school bus.
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Woman's murder accessory trial moved to Aug. 8

Nebraska News by - 2 hours 1 min ago
LEXINGTON — Trial for a Nebraska woman charged with felony accessory to murder has been moved to August.
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Nebraska Lottery to offer Lucky for Life game

Nebraska News by - 3 hours 9 min ago
Starting in August, Nebraska Lottery players will be able to play Lucky for Life, a multi-state Lotto game.
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Visually impaired kayaker rescued from lake

Nebraska News by - 7 hours 1 min ago
PAPILLION — Firefighters used a private citizen's boat to rescue a visually impaired teenager who'd flipped while kayaking on a lake in an Omaha suburb.
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Stork delivery? Woman gives birth to baby at Omaha zoo

Nebraska News by - 8 hours 34 min ago
OMAHA — A woman whose baby was due in mid-May went into labor early and gave birth at the zoo.
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Man charged in accidental shooting of Omaha boy

Nebraska News by - 11 hours 48 min ago
OMAHA — An Omaha man has been charged with child abuse for the accidental shooting of a 4-year-old boy.
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Milkweed by the masses: Nebraska eyes new habitat goal for monarchs, other pollinators

Nebraska News by - 12 hours 10 min ago
Nebraska has a new target in mind to help keep monarch butterflies and other pollinators off the federal endangered species list: Grow 125 million new milkweed stems in the state by 2020.
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Budget debate will be 'robust,' Appropriations chairman predicts

Nebraska News by - 13 hours 10 min ago
Senators will get down to business Tuesday with their most important task of the session: Approving a state budget.
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Whiteclay beer stores seek reversal of Liquor Commission decision to close them

Nebraska News by - Mon, 04/24/2017 - 18:00
As promised, owners of the four beer stores in Whiteclay are appealing last week's decision by the Nebraska Liquor Control Commission to deny renewal of their liquor licenses.
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Bill that would let teachers use force to control violent students hits roadblock

Nebraska News by - Mon, 04/24/2017 - 17:30
A number of senators with educational experience as teachers or administrators joined with Sen. Ernie Chambers of Omaha on Monday in an effort to derail a bill that would allow teachers to use physical force to control violent students.
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Controversial ex-felon voting bill moves to governor's desk

Nebraska News by - Mon, 04/24/2017 - 17:15
A bill that would allow ex-felons to vote without a two-year wait after their sentences are complete won approval from state senators Monday, but not by a lot.
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Change could speed up East Beltway construction

Nebraska News by - Mon, 04/24/2017 - 14:00
The Legislature has approved a measure that could speed up construction of the proposed Lincoln East Beltway and other major highway projects.
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Official: 3-year-old died after car window closed on neck

Nebraska News by - Mon, 04/24/2017 - 12:40
SCHUYLER — Authorities say a 3-year-old boy has died after a car's power window closed on his neck.
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Man who killed sister when he was 14 gets new sentence

Nebraska News by - Mon, 04/24/2017 - 06:35
YORK — A Nebraska man who was convicted of killing his 12-year-old sister when he was 14 has gotten a new sentence.
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4-year-old boy shot in hand, police say

Nebraska News by - Mon, 04/24/2017 - 06:24
OMAHA — Authorities say a 4-year-old boy has been shot in the hand in northeast Omaha.
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Plans for Omaha Civic Auditorium site to be presented in May

Nebraska News by - Sun, 04/23/2017 - 22:00
OMAHA — Plans for apartments, offices, stores and possibly a new downtown public library at the sight of the old Omaha Civic Auditorium will be presented to the city's planning board next month.
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Fort Hartsuff State Historical Park to focus on birds May 6

Nebraska News by - Sun, 04/23/2017 - 22:00
ELYRIA — Birds will be the focus May 6 at Fort Hartsuff State Historical Park in central Nebraska.
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Police: Man shot by officer released from hospital, arrested

Nebraska News by - Sun, 04/23/2017 - 22:00
OMAHA — Police say an Omaha man shot by an officer earlier this week has been arrested and taken to jail after being released from a hospital.
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State experts remind people to leave wildlife babies alone

Nebraska News by - Sun, 04/23/2017 - 22:00
State wildlife experts are reminding people to leave baby animals alone if they find them.
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