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Sen. Fischer says US needs to walk away from nuke talks with Iran

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Nebraska U.S. Senator Deb Fischer says she’s watching the ongoing nuclear negotiations with Iran closely and has this initial reaction: “I don’t believe this talks can nor should they go on indefinitely.” Senator Fischer says she’s concerned with the appearance the United States and ally countries are caving to demands from Iran. “When you draw […]

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Nebraska Congressmen cautious about presidential war request (AUDIO)

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Nebraska Congressmen are cautious when commenting on President Obama’s request to use military force against the Islamic State. Congressman Jeff Fortenberry says Congress shouldn’t authorize force until other countries in the region agree to join the fight against the Islamic State. “The position the United States should be in is, of course, one of leadership, […]

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Nebraskans voice (mostly) opposition to WOTUS proposal (AUDIO)

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Nebraskans got to voice their opinions about a proposal to clarify the Clean Water Act called Waters of the United States during a United States field hearing held on the East Campus of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Attorney Don Blankenau of the League of Nebraska Municipalities claimed Waters of the US doesn’t clarify the Clean […]

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Congressman Smith: Nancy Pelosi must have heard different speech (AUDIO)

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Congressman Adrian Smith says the United States needs the perspective Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu provides. And Smith, a Republican, says he doesn’t understand the statements House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi made following the speech, in which she called the speech an “insult to the intelligence of the United States” “Listening to Nancy Pelosi explain […]

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UNL professor says Obama not ready to embrace Netanyahu Iran strategy

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A University of Nebraska-Lincoln professor says the Obama Administration isn’t ready to play hardball against Iran as advocated by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Netanyahu addressed Congress Tuesday about the danger Iran poses to Israel, the United States, and the entire world as it continues to develop a nuclear program. Netanyahu stated that everyone should walk away […]

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President Obama spikes Keystone XL bill

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President Barack Obama has fulfilled his promise and vetoed legislation authorizing construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline. The president retains his authority to approve or reject an application by TransCanada to cross the border between Canada and the United States to build the pipeline from western Canadian oil sands fields to Steele City, Nebraska. […]

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Domestic Violence Funding

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Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt has joined with attorneys general from 46 other states in asking Congress to reauthorize federal programs directed at keeping women and families safe from domestic violence.  The law, known as the Violence Against Women Act, was first passed in 1994. The law was last reauthorized in 2006. In their letter of support, the attorneys general ...

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Coupon 101

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Clipping coupons hardly sounds like a lesson on high finance.  Save fifty cents on cat litter, dish soap, a few boxes of cereal.  Who has the time?  In the United States, we redeemed 3.3 billion coupons last year – a remarkable 27 percent leap from 2008, according to a report listed by Inmar, a coupon processing agent.  The individual amounts ...

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