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  1. Legislature Day 9:Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Hastings Tribune

    Chief Justice Mike Heavican will deliver the State of the Judiciary address to the Legislature at 10 a.m. Thursday.

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  2. Committee hears bills on prison crowding, compassionate releaseRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Hastings Tribune

    The director of the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services is holding on to the belief that prisons will meet a mandated deadline of July 1, 2020, to reduce crowding.

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  3. Alternative property tax relief proposal, workforce development bill ready for introductionRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Hastings Tribune

    An alternative property tax relief package funded by a half-cent increase in the state sales tax, along with a cigarette tax boost and elimination of more than two dozen sales tax exemptions, will be introduced in the Legislature on Thursday.

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  4. "Graffiti U": Keith Urban reveals album title, plus tour with Kelsea BalleriniRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | KRVN-AM Lexington

    The 13 siblings who were rescued from their parents' home, where they had been allegedly held captive, starved and, in some cases, shackled, were seen walk... -- Spain has replaced the United States as the No. 2 tourism destination in the world, according to a United Nations agency.While France has retained the top spot w... OMAHA -- A study published this week contributes more details than previous reports on biomass crops most suited to bioenergy feedstock use and what long-term factors ma... LINCOLN, Neb.

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  5. Michelle Obama celebrates 54th birthday with flowers from Barack ObamaRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | KRVN-AM Lexington

    A teenager was shot and killed during what appears to be a scuffle during a juvenile court hearing in Columbus, Ohio Wednesday afternoon.A 16-year-old was ... -- Spain has replaced the United States as the No. 2 tourism destination in the world, according to a United Nations agency.While France has retained the top spot w... OMAHA -- A study published this week contributes more details than previous reports on biomass crops most suited to bioenergy feedstock use and what long-term factors ma... LINCOLN, Neb.

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  6. Gov. Ricketts in Broken Bow, talks property tax reliefRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Custer County Chief

    Nebraska Governor was in Broken Bow Tuesday afternoon to follow up on his State of the State address released last week. The top topics of his short talk followed by questions and answers were tax relief and balancing the budget.

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  7. Trends, Issues and Production Topics Headline Nebraska Dairy ConventionRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

    Esperanza "Esp... -- Tennessee authorities are searching for two teenage sisters who are missing and believed to have run away from home.The Robertson County Sheriff's Offi... -- Pope Francis stepped into another thorny issue in Chile Wednesday: the plight of the country's indigenous people.Francis flew some 400 miles from the ... LINCOLN, Neb. - Fourth generation California dairy farmer Brad Scott, whose 1,000-cow dairy farm Scott Brother's Dairy was featured on the television show "Undercover Bo... Here's a look at the scores from across the region from Tuesday night including a couple of doubleheaders and some conference tournaments.

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  8. 'Canterbury Cannibal' moves from UK to Nebraska and neighbors aren't happyRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Fox News

    Dale Bolinger, 62, dubbed the "Canterbury Cannibal" has moved to Blair, Neb., and neighbors were concerned. A man dubbed the "Canterbury Cannibal" after he was convicted in 2014 of attempting to rape then eat a teenage girl has moved from the United Kingdom to Nebraska -- and his neighbors aren't pleased.

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  9. Nebraska Total Care partners with Habitat for Humanity of OmahaRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    OMAHA, Neb: Nebraska Total Care announced that they are partnering with Habitat for Humanity of Omaha to provide support to new Habitat homeowners. At the Home Dedication Ceremony, Nebraska Total Care will present a gift card to each Habitat homeowner to help them purchase needed items for their new home.

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  10. Former Syracuse lacrosse recruit Casey Rogers will play football at NebraskaRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | The Post-Standard

    I'm beyond excited to announce that I have committed to The University of Nebraska! Thanks to everyone who has supported me! Go Big Red! #GBR pic.twitter.com/NDxdEqe07e Rogers was also a lacrosse star at Westhill and had originally committed to play that sport at Syracuse. His father, Leland, is an assistant coach with the Orange.

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  11. Jeffie Claire DeFuscoRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | The Martha's Vineyard Times

    Jeffie Claire DeFusco died on Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018, at home in the company of her daughter, Sue Ellen Piccus, her granddaughter, Ellen K. McMannis, and her son-in-law, Gary Piccus. Jeffie was born August 2, 1926, in Omaha, Neb., to Lucy Martha Jeffords Gibson and John Arthur Gibson.

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  12. State of Nebraska Appellee v. Issa Abu Serieh AppellantRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | FindLaw

    PIRTLE, RIEDMANN, and ARTERBURN, Judges.Steven B. Muslin, of Muslin & Sandberg, and Thomas J. Olsen, of Olsen Law Offices, for appellant. Douglas J. Peterson, Attorney General, and Nathan A. Liss for appellee.

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  13. New bill to protect fantasy playersRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | KLKN

    Nebraska lawmakers have kicked off debate on an industry-backed bill that would impose new regulations on fantasy sports websites. Sen. Tyson Larson of O'Neill argued that his bill would protect consumers from bad actors in the fantasy sports industry who allow computer algorithms to stack the odds against players.

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  14. Legislature Day 8: Murante suggests presidential primary in MarchRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Hastings Tribune

    Sen. John Murante introduced a bill proposing establishment of a presidential primary election to be held in Nebraska on the second Tuesday in March during presidential election years.

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  15. Nebraska colleges worry bill to help sexual violence victims would conflict with federal rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Hastings Tribune

    Designating individuals to become confidential advisers and liaisons for students who report being sexually assaulted at colleges and universities in Nebraska is an idea each institution said it could get behind on Tuesday.

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  16. Former Oregon Dept. of Revenue worker pleads guilty to theft, misconduct chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KOBI NBC5

    A former Oregon Department of Revenue worker who stole tax payments from medical marijuana dispensary in Klamath Falls is headed to prison. Police say Paulsen scrubbed, forged, and cashed two checks that had been sent in for tax payment from the 'A Better Way' cannabis dispensary.

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  17. Federal judge allows much of ACLU prison lawsuit to go forwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Hastings Tribune

    A federal judge Tuesday allowed nearly all of a class-action lawsuit filed on behalf of disabled inmates to go forward against the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services and Board of Parole.

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  18. Bill seeks to keep Nebraska cities from restricting Airbnb-type rentalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Hastings Tribune

    Last year, a bill that would prohibit cities and counties from restricting short-term rentals in Nebraska such as Airbnb never got a first-round vote in the Legislature.

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  19. Scott Shanle says Husker linebackers to get education in football under Barrett RuudRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Progress

    Barrett Ruud gets a seal of approval from Scott Shanle as Ruud returns to the Nebraska football program as an assistant on Scott Frost's coaching staff. The careers of the former Husker linebackers overlapped in 2001 and 2002 before Shanle headed off for a 10-year NFL career.

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  20. Nebraska could see higher speed limitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KLKN

    The bill that was introduced today, is backed by Gov. Pete Ricketts, and it would allow for more consistent speed limits by setting them at 65 mph on rural highways, and raising the speed limit on I-80 from 75 mph to 80 mph. Sen. Murante stated that,"The department of transportation just concluded an exhausting study... studying whether it is safe to increase the speed limit..

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