Thursday, 30 March 2017
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Lied Center for Performing Arts in Lincoln announces gift

Added: 30.03.2017 23:05 | 8 views | 0 comments

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - University of Nebraska-Lincoln officials say the Lied Center for Performing Arts has received a significant gift to support classical music performances.
The donation comes from 77-year-old Anabeth Hormel Cox, of Lincoln. At her request, the amount was not disclosed.
Lied Center officials announced the gift Thursday ...

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Nebraska advances legal immunity for heroin overdose help

Added: 30.03.2017 23:03 | 8 views | 0 comments

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - Nebraska could provide immunity from drug charges for people who seek medical help for opioid overdoses under a bill that has won first-round approval from the Legislature.
Senators voted 35-4 Thursday to advance a measure that would protect people who cooperate with medical professionals from drug ...

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Report: Spending on Nebraska lobbying tops $16.7 million

Added: 30.03.2017 17:58 | 3 views | 0 comments

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - A new report says special interests spent a record-high $16.7 million last year on lobbyists, gifts, travel and other efforts to influence elected Nebraska officials.
The report issued Thursday by the group Common Cause Nebraska says the number of paid, registered lobbyists has increased as well, ...

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Driver injured when pickup struck train, authorities say

Added: 30.03.2017 12:58 | 1 views | 0 comments

DUNCAN, Neb. (AP) - Authorities say a driver has been injured in a collision with a train in eastern Nebraska's Platte County.
The Columbus Telegram reports ( ) that the crash occurred around 7:30 a.m. Wednesday at a rural crossing about a mile east of Duncan. The Platte County Sheriff's ...

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Guess Who This Pigtailed Cutie Turned Into!

Added: 30.03.2017 5:10 | 11 views | 0 comments

Before this smiling little lady was living the life of a swanky Hollywood star, she was just another school girl with perfect pigtails growing up in Lincoln, Nebraska. Can you guess who she is?


Nebraska forward Ed Morrow Jr. announces he's transferring

Added: 30.03.2017 1:33 | 10 views | 0 comments

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) Nebraska forward Ed Morrow Jr. has announced he intends to transfer to another school after the spring semester.

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Former Nebraska official to head NASA communication office

Added: 30.03.2017 0:00 | 14 views | 0 comments

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - A former aide to Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman and U.S. Rep Don Bacon has taken a new job leading NASA's communications office in Washington.
Jen Rae Wang has been chosen as NASA's associate administrator for the Office of Communications. Wang previously served as communications director for ...


Ricketts approves tweaks to Nebraska unemployment system

Added: 29.03.2017 21:54 | 17 views | 0 comments

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - Gov. Pete Ricketts has approved changes to Nebraska's unemployment system intended to keep it sustainable and in line with national standards.
The bill signed at a public ceremony on Wednesday would prevent people from collecting benefits if they quit their jobs without good cause. It also ...

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Nebraska lawmakers move to clamp down on sex traffickers

Added: 29.03.2017 17:53 | 17 views | 0 comments

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - A bill that would create stiffer penalties for people who buy and sell sex in Nebraska has advanced in the Legislature, but lawmakers say it needs more work.
Senators voted 42-0 Wednesday to give first-round approval to a bill that would increase prison sentences for sex ...


Nebraska man pleads not guilty in another child abuse case

Added: 28.03.2017 13:04 | 0 views | 0 comments

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (AP) - A North Platte man accused of child abuse in 2009 has pleaded not guilty to child abuse in a new case.
Online court records say James Coleman Jr. entered the plea Monday. He faces four counts of felony intentional child abuse.
The new case began ...

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