Saturday Sep 13
North Platte Bulletin
Legislature's judiciary committee hears marijuana concerns
While local courts and law enforcement have been dealing with Colorado's legalization of marijuana for some time, the issue has now escalated to the attention of the Nebraska state Legislature, whose judiciary committee held a hearing regarding the problem Sept. 8 in the Quality Inn at Ogallala.
Ford Recalls over 70,000 SUVs for Coolant Pump Issue
President Obama and former President Bill Clinton joined forces at the White House Friday to celebrate the 20th anniversary of AmeriCorps and highlight the imp... -- Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has decided to drop out of the race for re-election amid a health scare.The announcement comes after Ford was hospitalized due to a tumor i... -- Ford is recalling more than 70,000 of its hybrid electric vehicles over an issue with coolant pumps.The recall affects model year 2005-2008 Ford Escapes made bet... -- When the judge presiding over Oscar Pistorius' case begins sentencing hearings next month, experts said that the paralympian's disability could be ... -- The View returns to ABC on Monday and the new panel is set.Rosie Perez, Rosie O'Donnell, Whoopi Goldberg and Nicolle Wallace will host the show, which has change... The Kearney Area Community Foundation will host the ninth annual Philanthropy ... (more)
Western Livestock Journal
Ranchers say Keystone route unconstitutional
The attorney representing three Nebraska landowners opposed to construction of TransCanada Corporation's $5.4 billion Keystone XL Pipeline through their property argued their case before the Supreme Court of Nebraska on Friday, Sept. 5, challenging the Legislature's fast track routing approval for the massive, controversial project.
North Platte Bulletin
Focus on marijuana: Legislative hearing set in Ogallala
The Legislature's Judiciary Committee will hold a public hearing on Monday, Sept. 8 at the Quality Inn Convention Center Room 201, Chuckwagon Road in Ogallala.
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.