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U.S. civil rights group sues Nebraska prisons for overcrowding

Added: 16.08.2017 20:30 | 13 views | 0 comments

The American Civil Liberties Union sued the Nebraska state prison system on Wednesday to remedy what it says is overcrowding that has fueled riots, assaults and created unconstitutional conditions for prisoners.


Civil rights group sues Nebraska state prisons system

Added: 16.08.2017 12:10 | 1 views | 0 comments

The Nebraska chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union is following through with its promise to sue the state prisons system because it hasn't taken significant steps to remedy what the group calls inhumane conditions.


Appeals court upholds Nebraska funeral picketing law

Added: 11.08.2017 19:51 | 3 views | 0 comments

An appeals court Friday agreed with a lower court's ruling upholding a Nebraska law requiring picketers to stay at least 500 feet from funerals — the latest decision in a yearslong legal dispute that could end up before the U.S. Supreme Court.


Nebraska regents OK $128 million, 11-year deal with Adidas

Added: 11.08.2017 19:46 | 4 views | 0 comments

Adidas and Nebraska have agreed to a new sponsorship deal that will funnel more than $128 million in cash and goods to the athletic department over the next 11 years.


Nebraska funeral picketing law survives protester's challenge

Added: 11.08.2017 18:11 | 15 views | 0 comments

A federal appeals court on Friday upheld a Nebraska law that prohibits picketing within 500 feet of funerals, saying it did not violate the free speech rights of the Westboro Baptist Church, whose members condemn homosexuality.


KeystoneXL opponents vow long fight as Nebraska hearing concludes

Added: 10.08.2017 19:41 | 10 views | 0 comments

Opponents of the Keystone XL pipeline vowed on Thursday to block construction of the controversial project if Nebraska regulators approve the proposed route later this year.

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Keystone XL foes question proposed route through Nebraska

Added: 09.08.2017 1:09 | 5 views | 0 comments

Opponents of the Keystone XL pipeline questioned its proposed pathway through Nebraska on Tuesday in hopes that state regulators will reject or reroute it, a decision that would create more delays for the 9-year-old project.

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Sculpture honours boy killed by alligator at Walt Disney World

Added: 08.08.2017 12:00 | 14 views | 0 comments

Walt Disney World has erected a lighthouse sculpture to honour the memory of a two-year-old Nebraska boy who was killed by an alligator last year at one of its hotels.


Attorney grills company officials in Keystone XL hearing

Added: 07.08.2017 23:22 | 6 views | 0 comments

An attorney for Nebraska landowners who oppose the Keystone XL pipeline grilled one of the project's lead executives on Monday in a testy legal hearing before a state commission that is reviewing the proposal.

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