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I-80 re-opens across Nebraska

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Interstate 80 has re-opened in Nebraska. The Nebraska Department of Roads closed the interstate, from Lincoln to North Platte as blizzard conditions stranded vehicles and made travel nearly impossible on I-80 Tuesday. The interstate remained closed as vehicles were removed and snow plows pushed snow off the pavement. NDOR re-opened the interstate in intervals, opening […]

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Blowing snow, icy conditions continue to make travel hazardous

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The Nebraska Department of Roads reports many roadways are still impassable Wednesday morning. Some of those are completely covered with snow. According to NDOR, roads crews continue to work on highways southwest and south central Nebraska. Travel remains difficult and is strongly discouraged due to zero visibility and drifting snow. Specifically, Interstate 80 is closed in the […]

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Blowing snow, icy conditions continue to make travel hazardous

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The Nebraska Department of Roads reports many roadways are still impassable Wednesday morning. Some of those are completely covered with snow. According to NDOR, roads crews continue to work on highways southwest and south central Nebraska. Travel remains difficult and is strongly discouraged due to zero visibility and drifting snow. Specifically, Interstate 80 is closed in the […]

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Blowing snow, icy conditions continue to make travel hazardous

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The Nebraska Department of Roads reports many roadways are still impassable Wednesday morning. Some of those are completely covered with snow. According to NDOR, roads crews continue to work on highways southwest and south central Nebraska. Travel remains difficult and is strongly discouraged due to zero visibility and drifting snow. Specifically, Interstate 80 is closed in the […]

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Blowing snow, icy conditions continue to make travel hazardous

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The Nebraska Department of Roads reports many roadways are still impassable Wednesday morning. Some of those are completely covered with snow. According to NDOR, roads crews continue to work on highways southwest and south central Nebraska. Travel remains difficult and is strongly discouraged due to zero visibility and drifting snow. Specifically, Interstate 80 is closed in the […]

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Blowing snow, icy conditions continue to make travel hazardous

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The Nebraska Department of Roads reports many roadways are still impassable Wednesday morning. Some of those are completely covered with snow. According to NDOR, roads crews continue to work on highways southwest and south central Nebraska. Travel remains difficult and is strongly discouraged due to zero visibility and drifting snow. Specifically, Interstate 80 is closed in the […]

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Blowing snow, icy conditions continue to make travel hazardous

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The Nebraska Department of Roads reports many roadways are still impassable Wednesday morning. Some of those are completely covered with snow. According to NDOR, roads crews continue to work on highways southwest and south central Nebraska. Travel remains difficult and is strongly discouraged due to zero visibility and drifting snow. Specifically, Interstate 80 is closed in the […]

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Interstate 80 closed from Lincoln to North Platte

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Interstate 80, from Lincoln to North Platte, is closed. The Nebraska Department of Roads closed the interstate due to the heavy snowfall and high winds of the winter storm that is still making its way through Nebraska. NDOR says road crews continue to plow snow in southwest and south-central Nebraska in an effort to keep […]

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Storm impacting flights in and out of Eppley in Omaha

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The winter storm is having an impact at Eppley Airfield in Omaha. Eppley officials report that the airport is open for arrivals and departure operations. A total of 52 flights have been impacted due to the storm that include 19 arrivals that have been cancelled and 33 departures. Travelers should determine the official status of […]

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Complaints over Omaha snow removal linger as next storm moves in

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There have been a lot of complaints over the past few weeks about Omaha’s snow removal. A major street had to be shut down two weeks ago and crews brought in to clear it during rush hour.  Mayor Jean Stothert says they are coming up with a new strategy. Omaha has been using the same […]

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UNMC researchers seek volunteers for study on older motorists (AUDIO)

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Elderly drivers are needed to volunteer for a study at the University of Nebraska Medical Center on driver mobility and safety. Dr. Matt Rizzo, director of UNMC’s Mind & Brain Health Labs, says they hope to improve the understanding of how brain aging affects driver behavior. “It’s primarily a study of older drivers, ages 65 […]

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Daily flights from Omaha to LA start this summer

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There will soon be another option for Nebraskans wanting to fly to Los Angeles. Chris Martin is the director of Airline Affairs and Airport Operations at Eppley Airfield in Omaha and says American Airlines announced daily non-stop flights to Los Angeles starting on June 2nd. Martin says this is a very important addition to their […]

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Nebraska State Patrol to young drivers: pay attention to the road

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The Nebraska State Patrol wants more young drivers to wear a seatbelt and, in general, focus when they are behind the wheel. Troopers are making a three month push to re-educate teens, thanks to a $20,350 grant from the Nebraska Office of Highway Safety. One program uses a rollover simulator to show how effective a […]

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$150M transportation infrastructure bank proposed

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Gov. Pete Ricketts has endorsed a proposal to accelerate road and bridge projects in the state. Ricketts backs creation of a transportation infrastructure bank, which would borrow $150 million from the $728 million state cash reserve fund to build expressways, help counties pay for bridge repair, and fund economic development projects. Ricketts says the money […]

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Gov. Ricketts says legislature needs to consider transportation needs

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Gov. Pete Ricketts says he is looking at more than just property tax relief in the upcoming legislative session. Priority number one, as expressed many times by the governor, is property tax relief. He follows that closely with income tax relief, which he says is unlikely to go anywhere in the upcoming, short 60-day legislative […]

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