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  1. Don Walton: Here come the yard signs; primary election nextRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Hastings Tribune

    And Republican voters are on the verge of selecting the next state treasurer in the primary match between Sen. John Murante of Gretna and Taylor Royal of Omaha.

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  2. Lawmakers wrap up work, send 24 bills to governorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 18 | The Hastings Tribune

    ... the final day of its 60-day session. The only bill pulled from the agenda was a proposal by Sen. John Murante of Gretna, who said it was no longer necessary after amendments were made to his measure authorizing electronic poll books in the state. ...

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  3. Authorities say worker's face injured while sawing concreteRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 18 | The Hastings Tribune

    The accident occurred around 10:50 a.m. Tuesday at a construction site just southwest of Omaha. Gretna fire department medics treated the man for a severe face laceration, and then he was flown to Nebraska Medical Center for treatment.

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  4. Ballot measures, campaigns await as Nebraska session endsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 15 | The Hastings Tribune

    ... ic Party after he encountered major obstacles to getting on the ballot as an independent. State Sen. John Murante, of Gretna, is looking to become Nebraska's state treasurer, but he

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  5. Omaha residents to be able to buy shares of solar powerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 14 | The Hastings Tribune

    ... This solar array is likely to be placed in one or more of three locations, OPPD says: Fort Calhoun, Bellevue or near Gretna. OPPD says it would use the solar power produced locally and sell any excess power to the regional Southwest Power Pool. The ...

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  6. Joe Ricketts sells bread for Nebraska retreat centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 13 | The Hastings Tribune

    ... the people we don't want to have to stay away because of cost." Ricketts wouldn't disclose how much the center near Gretna has cost so far. The project's price tag is near $20 million, according to building permits. Ricketts bought the land for an ...

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  7. Nebraska retreat center sells bread to pay the billsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 13 | The Hastings Tribune

    ... e retreat. He hopes bread sales will supplement donations to pay The Cloisters on the Platte's bills. The center near Gretna is geared toward Catholics but open to all faiths. It'll host its first retreat in mid-July.

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  8. Effort to exclude immigrants from legislative redistricting count falls shortRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 11 | The Hastings Tribune

    ... the Nebraska Constitution which restricts the population to citizens only, excluding immigrants. Sen. John Murante of Gretna, sponsor of LB 1115, tells colleagues they're risking a lawsuit by failing to count citizens only as required in the state ...

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  9. 13 senators request special session on property taxesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 10 | The Hastings Tribune

    ... son, Justin Wayne of Omaha, John Lowe of Kearney, Tyson Larson of O'Neill, Joni Albrecht of Thurston, John Murante of Gretna and Dan Hughes of Venango.

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  10. As end of session nears, Murante's redistricting proposal slips off agendaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 9 | The Hastings Tribune

    ... new census counts. "No longer will the excuse be acceptable that we were unaware this provision existed," the Gretna senator said during debate Monday. His bill would have removed the estimated number of non-U.S. citizens living in the state, ...

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  11. New van pool program pushes ride-sharing in Lincoln, OmahaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 7 | The Hastings Tribune

    ... Fourteen Hudl employees are signed up to participate in the 45-minute commute between Hudl's Lincoln offices and Gretna, near Omaha, said employee John Prauner. The company's white Ford van has Wi-Fi and satellite radio. It costs $35 every two weeks ...

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  12. Prison inmate's wife accused of smuggling drugs to himRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 30 | The Hastings Tribune

    ... has been accused of smuggling illegal drugs to him during a visit. Court records show 50-year-old April Golka, of Gretna, is charged with supplying her husband, Jason Golka, with drugs and other contraband. A public phone listing for her couldn't be ...

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  13. Recent editorials published in Nebraska newspapersRead the original story

    Monday Mar 26 | Washington Times

    Nebraska lawmakers handled the speed-limit issue responsibly this week through well-conducted debate and appropriate modifications to pending legislation. The original proposal, Legislative Bill 1009, from State Sen. John Murante of Gretna on behalf of Gov. Pete Ricketts , said the Transportation Department should be allowed to raise speed limits from 75 mph to 80 mph on Interstate 80 between Omaha and Lincoln .

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  14. Week at the Legislature: March 19-23Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 24 | North Platte Bulletin

    ... to attend private schools. On a vote of 35-2, state senators advanced LB 1009, sponsored by Sen. John Murante of Gretna, that would authorize the State Department of Transportation to increase speed limits on certain highways. Lawmakers gave ...

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  15. HHS girls fall in regular season finaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2018 | The Hastings Tribune

    ... 11 girls. We shouldn't be that tired," said the head coach. "We just didn't shoot well enough tonight to match (Gretna)." Gretna hit 50-percent of its first half shots, going 11-for-22, while Hastings struggled to score points and shot just ...

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  16. Lawmakers Consider Tax Reform, Voter ID and Legalizing Medical MarijuanaAll In One DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2018 | KFOR-AM Lincoln

    Committees of the legislature discussed and heard Public testimony Thursday on several of the most controversial issues of their session. The Government, Military and Veterans Affairs Committee was asked by Senator John Murante of Gretna to advance LB 1066, a bill to require photo ID's before anyone can vote.

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  17. Ram truck ad using MLK speech draws backlashRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2018 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... speech (but) I'm not sure it was fitting for a truck commercial," said Kimberly Stites, who was watching the game in Gretna, Nebraska. "I would have liked it better if they had said something like, 'This reminder of all that we can be brought to you ...

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  18. Super Bowl truck commercial criticized for using Martin Luther King speechRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2018 | Globe and Mail

    ... speech (but) I'm not sure it was fitting for a truck commercial," said Kimberly Stites, who was watching the game in Gretna, Nebraska. "I would have liked it better if they had said something like, 'This reminder of all that we can be brought to you ...

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  19. Dodge Ram truck ad using MLK speech draws Super Bowl viewer backlashRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2018 | National Post

    ... speech (but) I'm not sure it was fitting for a truck commercial," said Kimberly Stites, who was watching the game in Gretna, Nebraska. "I would have liked it better if they had said something like, 'This reminder of all that we can be brought to you ...

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  20. Automaker's Super Bowl ad evoking MLK draws backlashRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2018 | Boston.com

    ... speech (but) I'm not sure it was fitting for a truck commercial,'' said Kimberly Stites, who was watching the game in Gretna, Nebraska. ''I would have liked it better if they had said something like, 'This reminder of all that we can be brought to ...

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