Friday, 19 January 2018
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State Sen. Watermeier to run for Public Service Commission

Added: 19.01.2018 15:15 | 0 views | 0 comments


LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — State Sen. Dan Watermeier has announced his candidacy for the Nebraska Public Service Commission. Watermeier kicked off his campaign at the Capitol on Friday with his family and dozens of local elected officials, including former Gov. Dave Heineman and current University of Nebraska Regent Rob Schafer Watermeier is looking to replace ...]

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State park snapshot: Ponca shows a different side of Nebraska

Added: 19.01.2018 15:13 | 0 views | 0 comments

The glacier-carved bluffs of the Missouri River cradle a rugged jewel.

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Ricketts looks to avoid revenue surge from federal tax law

Added: 19.01.2018 0:06 | 1 views | 0 comments


LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Gov. Pete Ricketts is looking to avoid an estimated $220 million state revenue windfall that will take place if Nebraska doesn't adjust its tax system to account for the new federal tax law. The Department of Revenue unveiled its recommendations Thursday to account for the myriad federal tax changes. Tax Commissioner ...]

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Nebraska proposal would put medical marijuana on 2018 ballot

Added: 18.01.2018 22:12 | 1 views | 0 comments


LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska state senator is proposing a ballot measure that would give Nebraska voters the chance to legalize medical marijuana in November. Sen. Anna Wishart of Lincoln introduced a proposed constitutional amendment Thursday after several previous legalization bills stalled in the Legislature. Wishart says she believes voters should get the opportunity ...]

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Nebraska chief justice touts alternatives to regular courts

Added: 18.01.2018 18:45 | 0 views | 0 comments


LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's top judge is touting the benefits of special courts that focus on treatment rather than prison time. Nebraska Supreme Court Chief Justice Michael Heavican highlighted the so-called problem-solving courts Thursday in his annual State of the Judiciary address to lawmakers. Nebraska offers special alternative courts for veterans, drug users and ...]

The Latest: Keystone XL route still uncertain in Nebraska

Added: 18.01.2018 17:02 | 0 views | 0 comments

The Latest on the announcement that TransCanada Corp. will proceed with its plans for the Keystone XL pipeline (all times local): 10:55 a.m.

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'Canterbury Cannibal' moves from UK to Nebraska and neighbors aren't happy

Added: 18.01.2018 12:30 | 0 views | 0 comments

Dale Bolinger, 62, was dubbed the “Canterbury Cannibal” after being convicted in 2014 of attempting to rape then eat a teenage girl.

Tags: UK, Nebraska, Rape
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Some senators doubt Nebraska will meet prison crowding goal

Added: 17.01.2018 23:26 | 0 views | 0 comments


LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Some Nebraska lawmakers say they're concerned the state corrections department will fail to meet a July 2020 deadline to reduce its inmate population, forcing officials to consider paroling all eligible prisoners. Senators expressed their doubts Wednesday at a hearing on legislation that would force the Department of Correctional Services to act ...]

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'Canterbury Cannibal' moves from UK to Nebraska and neighbors aren't happy

Added: 17.01.2018 19:17 | 0 views | 0 comments

Dale Bolinger, 62, was dubbed the “Canterbury Cannibal” after being convicted in 2014 of attempting to rape then eat a teenage girl.

Tags: UK, Nebraska, Rape
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Nebraska state Sen. Murante introduces new voter ID bills

Added: 17.01.2018 18:07 | 0 views | 0 comments


LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska state lawmaker has delivered on his promise to introduce new voter identification bills. Sen. John Murante of Gretna submitted three measures Wednesday he said were needed to address potential voter fraud. Critics have blasted such measures as an effort to disenfranchise Democratic-leaning voters. One measure would require officials to ...]

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