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Activist group polls members for direction following pipeline battle

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Leaders of the group BOLD Nebraska vow to continue fighting the approval of TransCanada’s Keystone XL oil pipeline. Director Jane Kleeb says they’re now surveying members to find out what direction they want the group to go in their opposition to the pipeline. “We don’t have the final rejection yet although we are hoping it’s going […]

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Lawmakers agree to compromise on aid for poor children (AUDIO)

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A compromise on aid to children living in poverty moves forward in the Unicameral, though questions arise about the process that brought it back before legislators. State lawmakers have given preliminary approval to the compromise reached after Gov. Pete Ricketts vetoed LB 89, which proposed increasing aid provided poor families in Nebraska. The governor said […]

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Wayne State conditionally reinstates fraternity suspended for drinking violations

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A fraternity suspended by Wayne State College for abuse of alcohol has been reinstated, conditionally. Wayne State officials say the college has given conditional recognition of the Lambda-Chi chapter of Tau Kappa Epsilon (TKE), effective April 20th through January 31st of 2016. Wayne State suspended TKE in December for drinking violations. The conditional approval is […]

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Lawmakers ready to exit Midwest Interstate Passenger Rail Compact

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State lawmakers have moved closer to ending Nebraska’s participation in the Midwest Interstate Passenger Rail Compact, in three years. The Unicameral has given preliminary approval to LB 317, which would end participation in the compact working to bring high-speed passenger rail service to the Midwest. But not for three years. Supporters of the bill complain […]

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Lawmakers move to ban powered alcohol in Nebraska

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State lawmakers have moved to ban powered alcohol in Nebraska. A liquor control bill, amended to ban the sale of powered alcohol, has won preliminary approval on a 32-to-3 vote. Sen. Mark Kolterman of Seward succeeded in amending the bill to ban powered alcohol from being sold in the state. “It would be easy to […]

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School Board Special Meeting Agenda

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the USD 211 Norton Board of Education will host a special meeting tonight.  The Board will be discussing projects found during the audit by 360 energy.  They were asked to rank the projects listed and will also discuss additional projects.  The board will also consider the approval of the plans so the district can comply with the requirements set by ...

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