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Nebraska remains on top with lowest unemployment rate

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Nebraska’s unemployment rate remained unchanged last month. So did the state’s status. The state unemployment rate remains at 2.6%. Nebraska remains first among the states with the lowest unemployment rate. According to the Nebraska Department of Labor, the June unemployment rate of 2.6% was unchanged from May. “June continued the trend of the unemployment rate […]

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Ashford pushes bill arising in wake of Officer Kerrie Orozco death

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Congressman Brad Ashford is attempting to address a problem that has arisen in wake of the death of Omaha Police Officer Kerrie Orozco. Orozco married a citizen of Mexico in 2011. While Hector Orozco has legal status, he is not a citizen. Ashford will propose a bill that would allow the surviving spouses of first-responders […]

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Lawmakers override veto, give DREAMers right to drive (AUDIO)

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State legislators override Governor Pete Ricketts, and pave the way for youth brought into the country illegally to apply for Nebraska driver’s licenses. Nebraska ends its status as the last state to withhold driving privileges from youth given legal status by the federal government. Sen. Jeremy Nordquist of Omaha sponsors Legislative Bill 623. “The positive […]

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Nebraska holdout status on DREAMers driver’s licenses starts to crumble (AUDIO)

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Youth brought into the country illegally when children would be eligible to obtain driver’s licenses in Nebraska under a bill advancing in the Unicameral. Nebraska is the last holdout in denying a state driver’s license to such youth. Senator Jeremy Nordquist sponsors the measure, Legislative Bill 623. “This bill is about economic growth and opportunity,” […]

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Filibuster holds up bill to give DREAMers driver’s licenses

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State senators have begun, but have yet to complete debate, on a bill that would allow the children of illegal immigrants to obtain driver’s licenses in Nebraska. Sen. Jeremy Nordquist of Omaha sponsors the bill that would allow youth without legal status in the United States to obtain driver’s licenses. “In Nebraska, we all know […]

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Royals GM Moore proud to see spring status quo

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Royals general manager Dayton Moore arrived at the team's Spring Training complex on Thursday and vowed his troops would approach 2015 no differently than last year at this time.

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Guthrie, Royals ready for winner-take-all game at home

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This was the way it had to be. For the two Wild Card-winning clubs that could not be denied. For the World Series loaded with punches and counterpunches. For the legion of fans invested either in the Giants' drive for dynasty status or the Royals' scin...

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Yost confirms Vargas will start Game 4

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Manager Ned Yost announced on Sunday that Jason Vargas definitely will pitch Game 4, while there is no change in the status of Yordano Ventura's shoulder.

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Gordon embodies Royals’ rock-solid tenacity

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Alex Gordon is the embodiment of the Royals' toughness. In addition to being an excellent player, he's the spiritual leader of a team that has finally reached postseason status. "I try to go about my business in the most professional way and I think gu...

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Perez exits game with right knee discomfort

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Royals catcher Salvador Perez was removed from Monday night's game against the Twins because of what the team described as "discomfort in his right knee." His status was listed as day to day.

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Duffy still earning his Majors stripes with KC

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Danny Duffy is here to stay. The Royals left-hander's fine start to this season -- 10 starts, 2.69 ERA -- and his anointed status as one of the organization's top young arms makes this a given. To everyone except Duffy, that is.

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Drought Emergency Issued By Executive Order

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Drought conditions continue to intensify for Kansas which led Governor Sam Brownback to update the drought declaration for Kansas counties with an executive order. The update includes all 105 counties either in an emergency, warning or watch status. The updated drought declaration has 36 counties in an emergency status, 55 counties in a warning status and 14 in watch status. ...

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Norton USD 211 School Board Agenda

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The update on the curriculum issues and the board goals will be items for the USD 211 Norton Board of Education tonight.  The board will receive the presentation on the revised curriculums for applied tech and social studies.  They will review the PD 360 online professional development and review the status of the transition from the current state standards to ...

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Drought Declarations Expanded In Several Kansas Counties

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Increasing drought conditions in south central and southwestern Kansas have led Governor Sam Brownback to update the Drought Declaration for Kansas counties he issued earlier this year. The update includes moving three counties from warning status up to emergency status. The updated drought declaration moves five counties from watch status up to warning status. It also adds 14 counties to ...

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