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State Department officials provided no new timeline for a final decision, though it appeared likely to stretch beyond the November midterms.
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Nebraska Democrats on Friday criticized a TV ad showing Republican governor candidate Beau McCoy knocking a Barack Obama doll off a fence post with...
This marks the fifth time Michael Ryan, the former religious cult leader convicted of the torture and murder of a follower, has lost an appeal to...
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Planning Commission gives OK to Kearney development
A mixed-use development in northwest Kearney received the go-ahead from the Kearney Planning Commission.
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Inmate sues Nebraska prison system, says he can't write, visit wife
An inmate is suing the Nebraska prison system, saying a new policy is denying him the ability to visit with or write to his wife, who is also in prison.
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Nebraska senators to study tax issues over break
During the session that ended Thursday, the Legislature approved $412 million in tax relief over the next five years.
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Civil rights group's hearing to weigh voting policies in Nebraska, Iowa
A coalition calling itself the National Commission on Voting Rights will hear hours of testimony Monday at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law.
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Last day of 2014 Legislature: Praise, passage of a last few bills and more on mountain lions
Nebraska lawmakers adjourned for the final time this year at 5:36 p.m. Thursday but not before hearing one more time from State Sen. Ernie Chambers about his desire to ban mountain lion hunting in Nebraska.
Sen. Ernie Chambers tries to undo Nikko Jenkins' convictions
The legislator doesn't want the killer to walk free, but he blasts what he called the judge's "kangaroo court."
Haze in area comes from Kansas, Oklahoma
Southerly winds carry smoke to Nebraska and Iowa from controlled burns on pasture land hundreds of miles away
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Crack ring's leaders join others in prison as a result of Operation Purple Haze
Eric English, 30, received 22 to 33 years for distributing crack cocaine and possessing a firearm. Carlos Taylor, 35, was sentenced to 20 to 35 years for possessing and delivering crack cocaine.
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Court says Lancaster County not liable for '09 school bus-truck accident
Nebraska's Supreme Court ruled there was a lack of evidence to prove the cause of the accident was the county's failure to have a stop-sign inspection policy.
New public employee pay data: Douglas, Lancaster, Sarpy Counties, plus utilities
Search the salaries of employees at public agencies in Nebraska.
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Learning Community Council OKs $350K to outfit new north Omaha center
Besides buying tables, chairs and shelving, the money will pay for audiovisual equipment in classrooms, including special cameras that will let college instructors monitor students caring for infants.
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The thrill of the skill: Omaha hosts statewide contest for students of the trades
This week, the Nebraska chapter of SkillsUSA hosted 1,500 students from high school and college for the first time in Omaha.
Nebraskan is killed in car-SUV collision
Car of 69-year-old Lyons man crosses center line and collides with another vehicle south of Uehling, Neb.
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Pelster family wins Nebraska Leopold Conservation Award
The award, named in honor of world-renowned conservationist Aldo Leopold, is presented annually to agricultural families in Nebraska that practice responsible land stewardship and management.
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Omaha judge reprimanded for intervening in peer attorney's DUI case
The Nebraska Supreme Court issued the reprimand after an investigation into Gregory Schatz’s actions in obtaining the release from jail of Michael Davlin.
Hastings police probe 4-year-old’s shooting death
Hastings Police Chief Pete Kortum said the shooting appears to be an accident.
Woman's body found in Stanton County ID'd
Stanton County officials have released the name of the woman whose death continues to be investigated.
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Saturday forecast opens window for gardening; Easter egg hunts look iffy on Sunday
Rain could start falling in the afternoon, but Omahans could do some planting earlier that day.
State Patrol, LPD inspect vehicles
The patrol says 336 violations were found during the operation Thursday in Lincoln.
Database: How much did Medicare pay your doctor?
Twenty-five Nebraska physicians received at least $1 million in Medicare payments in 2012.
Explosive device blows hole in windshield, damages another car
Financial picture improving for city-owned Mid-America Center
19-year-old arrested in connection with March shooting
No injuries after fire at midtown's old Mercer Mansion
17 senators in Nebraska Legislature hit their (term) limits
Keystone XL pipeline backers blast 'political expediency' as foes hail ruling to delay decision
29-year-old Omahan arrested for 22nd time in Lincoln
Nebraska senators to study tax issues over break
Portion of Saddle Creek Road closed after water main break
Teenager arrested after woman's purse is snatched outside Omaha store
Police identify 21-year-old shot in ankle near 30th, W Streets
Cult murderer's death row appeal denied, but execution in limbo
Beau McCoy strikes Obama doll in TV ad; Democrats are not happy
Police: Slaying of woman in Ralston apartment likely over drugs
Interstate construction to cause lane shifts, closings in Omaha area
Kelly: A California university president returns to her Nebraska roots on Ivy Day
Omahan charged in fatal shooting in Benson neighborhood
Friday's attendance dips at Millard West after bathroom threat
High school slam poets don't just recite verses, 'they leave their hearts beating on the stage'
Crack ring's leaders join others in prison as a result of Operation Purple Haze
Haze in area comes from Kansas, Oklahoma
Man taken into custody in domestic dispute
Omaha judge reprimanded for intervening in peer attorney's DUI case
Intoxicated man with pellet gun climbs billboard's scaffold; is arrested
Police seek public's help in finding an armed man
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Kelly: A California university president returns to her Nebraska roots on Ivy Day
The main speaker at today's Ivy Day celebration at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is a college president who grew up roping calves and earned her Ph.D. at the prestigious Oxford University in England.
Breaking Brad: Stuck in a claw machine? You get no Easter candy
I know of one kid in Lincoln who will be receiving a lump of coal from the Easter Bunny, just as soon as he's extricated from that bowling alley claw machine.
Breaking Brad: Mountain lion season's over, but the bunny's fair game!
Thursday was the last day of a Nebraska Legislature session. Before leaving town, legislators passed a bill to hold a lottery to hunt the Easter Bunny.
Breaking Brad: At least my kid never got stuck inside a claw machine
We need a new rule in Lincoln. If your kid is discovered inside the claw machine at a bowling alley, you are forever barred from being nominated for "Mother of the Year."
Breaking Brad: How many MECA board members can we put in a luxury suite?
As a stunt at the Blue Man Group show, MECA board members are going to see how many people they can stuff into one luxury suite.
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