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Unneeded, But Still Appreciated

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“Got up from writing a story, two ’til noon, Saturday, pushed three buttons, and nothing.” Called for assistance from chore […]

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If you’re eager, tax filing can be done as soon as January 19th

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Nebraskans can start filing their tax returns as soon as next week. Christopher Miller, at the Internal Revenue Service, says there’s plenty of free filing help available. “You can do it online for free by going to our website, or you can go to a volunteer income tax assistance site,” Miller says. “These are organizations […]

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Former tribe chairman sentenced for housing assistance fraud

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The former chairman of the Omaha Tribe of Nebraska has been sentenced to two years probation and fined $100 for filing a false application for federal assistance in buying a home. U.S. District Judge Laurie Smith Camp sentenced 54-year-old Amen Sheridan for the felony offense of being an accessory to theft from an Indian Tribal […]

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Nebraska requests federal aid to help in storm recovery

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A request for federal disaster assistance has been filed by Lt. Gov. Mike Foley on behalf of Gov. Pete Ricketts, who is out of the country on a trade mission. The request asks President Barack Obama to issue a major disaster declaration in the wake of severe storms across parts of Nebraska, which have spawned […]

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KHP Participates In Annual Memorial Day Step Campaign

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The peak of summer travel across our nation’s highways is about to begin. The Kansas Highway Patrol will be working additional hours from May 18 until May 31. This additional coverage comes thanks to funding from the Kansas Department of Transportation through the STEP (Special Traffic Enforcement Program) campaign, to help motorists reach their destinations safely. “The Patrol is dedicated ...

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Highway Patrol Set To Start Texting Enforcement July 1st

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The July 4th holiday is this week, and the Kansas Highway Patrol has some important enforcement initiatives that motorists should be aware of. Beginning July 1, and lasting through July 10, the Patrol will be conducting a texting enforcement initiative. Troopers will be out looking for drivers who are violating Kansas’ texting law, and will be citing those observed in ...

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Escapee caught

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  Kansas officials, working in conjunction with Missouri authorities, confirmed apprehension of escapee Christopher John Anderson as of 6:15 a.m. June 7, 2011.Through the assistance of the City of Butler, Missouri Police Department and the Missouri State Patrol, the Bates County, Missouri Sheriff’s Department advised Kansas Department of Corrections officials on June 6, 2011 that they had positively identified escapee ...

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