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Opponents on Wednesday launched a filibuster to block the measure, which would allow Nebraska to issue up to $200 million in bonds.
Locals are voicing their opinions about LB 863, which would prohibit minors from using e-cigarettes, and prevent stores from selling them to anyone under the age of eighteen.
"This is the right thing to do for everyone who lives here," says P.J. Schenarts, trauma medical director at the Medical Center.
Lawmakers voted 28-0 Tuesday on a measure that would prohibit minors from using the product, and prevent stores from selling them to anyone under 18. Sen. Russ Karpisek of Wilber, who introduced the legislation, says there hasn't been enough study to know if e-cigarettes are safe.
Lawmakers on a Nebraska education committee are looking for new long-term goals for the state's K-12 schools and colleges.
The Nebraska Safety Center has received a $639,300 grant to train bus and transit-company drivers from around the state.
A 19-year-old Nebraska man is facing several charges after police caught him carrying a large snake after a break-in at an exotic pet store.
Edgar Fire Chief Gene Babcock says it's unclear what happened, but the man was scooping corn out of his bin when he somehow got trapped inside.
Healthcare costs and access to those services continue to be a pressing issue for Nebraskans, according to a recent survey conducted by Community Action of Nebraska.
New funding for Nebraska property tax relief, water projects and state park renovations has cleared a key vote in the Legislature.
That minor earthquake you just felt was the rumble of several million freelancers scrambling for their computers.
The warning is expected to expire at 8:15 p.m. Tuesday for a stretch of the Platte in southern Colfax and northern Butler counties.
The National Weather Service has extended a flood warning for the Platte River in eastern Nebraska.
The Shakespeare Theatre Company , recipient of the 2012 Regional Theatre Tony Award, presents Shakespeare's Henry IV, Parts 1 and 2 as part of the Clarice Smith Repertory.
Nebraska lawmakers kicked off a budget debate on Monday focused on property taxes and a proposal to spend $2.5 million on cast-bronze fountains at the Capitol.
Nebraska lawmakers are squabbling over how much money to put into a state fund that helps reduce property taxes, and whether to pay $2.5 million for bronze fountains at the Capitol.