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10 hrs ago | Washington Times

Nebraska's uninsured rate held stable in 2013

Nebraska's rate of uninsured people stayed relatively flat last year while those in neighboring states and the nation declined slightly. New U.S. census data released Tuesday show that 13 percent of Nebraskans under age 65 were uninsured last year.


Related Topix: Nebraska, Nebraska Government

14 hrs ago | Mass Transit

Omaha Gets TIGER Grant for BRT Project

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx announced in Omaha Sept. 15 a Transportation Investment Generation Economic Recovery grant award for the Central Omaha Bus Rapid Transit Project .


Related Topix: District of Columbia Government, Washington DC

Mon Sep 15, 2014

Washington Examiner

Omaha gets $15 million federal grant for bus line

A nearly $15 million federal grant will help Omaha develop a new rapid bus service linking Westroads Mall with downtown and major employers in midtown. U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx visited Omaha Monday to announce the grant that will pay for half the estimated $30.6 million cost of the project.


Related Topix: Nebraska, University of Nebraska Medical Center

Tue Sep 09, 2014

Readings by Omaha Lit Fest authors Shoemaker, Joern are tomorrow, Thursday

Two fiction writers to be featured this weekend at the Omaha Lit Fest, Karen Gettert Shoemaker and Pamela Carter Joern, will be reading from their recent books in Omaha this week. Shoemaker, whose novel "The Meaning of Names" is set during World War I and was chosen for Omaha Reads, will appear at 7:30 p.m. tomorrow at the University of Nebraska at Omaha .


Thu Sep 04, 2014

Infrastructure USA

Assessment of Intercity Bus Services in Nebraska

The Federal Transit Administration defines intercity bus service as regularly scheduled bus service for the general public that operates with limited stops over fixed routes connecting two or more urban areas not in close proximity, that has the capacity for transporting baggage carried by passengers and that makes meaningful connections with scheduled intercity bus service to more distance points, if such service is available. In rural states like Nebraska, intercity bus service is most often used to connect rural areas with larger urbanized areas.


Related Topix: Nebraska Government, Nebraska

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Gone Puck Wild

Wild Prospect Nick Seeler Rumored To Be Heading To The Gophers

Earlier this summer Wild defensive prospect Nick Seeler left the University of Nebraska-Omaha somewhat abruptly .


Related Topix: Eden Prairie, MN

Mon Aug 18, 2014


Students Earn Scholarships Trough Swigart Golf Tournament

Three metro area college students will have some extra green to put toward their education, thanks to hundreds who took to the links recently in the Swigart Golf Tournament.


Related Topix: Creighton University, Omaha, NE, Bellevue University

Custer County Chief

Nebraska Capitol Focus: Immigration could surface in Nebraska gov. race

Nebraska lawmakers will have a new debate next year over immigration, an issue that could influence the 2014 governor's race in a state with a small but fast-growing Hispanic population.


Related Topix: Nebraska, ACLU, US Governors, Dave Heineman