Nebraska’s same-sex marriage ban overturned; one week for appeal

In News, on March 3rd, 2015

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Lincoln, NE – Same-sex marriage advocates are praising Monday’s court ruling striking down Nebraska’s ban, but giving a week for an appeal. Meanwhile Attorney General Doug Peterson is pressing ahead with that appeal, with the support of Governor Pete Ricketts.

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Pilger residents “reinventing” village’s future

In News, on March 3rd, 2015

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Pilger, NE – The village of Pilger in northeast Nebraska continues to make progress in its recovery from last summer’s tornadoes, but there have been setbacks. Last month, residents received word the Pilger Middle School would not be rebuilt. Despite the news, people in Pilger don’t stay disappointed long.

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Counting and caring for Nebraska’s homeless population

In News, on February 26th, 2015

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Omaha, NE – Some you see, most you don’t. The thousands of people who are homeless in Nebraska each year. In today’s NET News Signature Story, Mike Tobias reports efforts to end homelessness, and how workers count and care for homeless people.

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U.S. Supreme Court rules in Kansas-Nebraska fight over Republican River

In News, on February 25th, 2015

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Lincoln, NE – And in other Nebraska news, the U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday resolved a lawsuit between Kansas and Nebraska over Republican River water. NET’s Fred Knapp has details in this legislative update

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U.S. ranchers counting on labels to stand apart from global competition

In News, on February 25th, 2015

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Lincoln, NE – In the small print on meat packages at the grocery store is a note on where the livestock was born, raised, and slaughtered. That piece of information is at the center of an ongoing international trade dispute that has swept up Nebraska ranchers.

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Same-sex gun bill delayed; senators discuss slots, mountain lions

In News, on February 10th, 2015

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Lincoln, NE – The Nebraska Legislature Monday backed away from a bill that could have recognized some same-sex marriages. And lawmakers discussed slot machine-like games and protecting mountain lions.

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