State plane purchase advances; abortion clinic sign proposal heard

February 27th, 2014

By Fred Knapp

Omaha, NE — The Nebraska Legislature took a step toward buying a new state airplane Thursday. Meanwhile the Judiciary Committee heard arguments about requiring clinics to post signs telling women they can’t be forced to have abortions.

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Ethics smack down! UNL team in national philosophy competition

February 27th, 2014

By Bill Kelly

Omaha, NE — Is it possible to make a contest based on debate over the great ethical dilemmas of our time? Yes, a team from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln will compete in the Ethics Bowl later this week.

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Fire ravages UNO dormitory

February 26th, 2014

By Ja'Nel Johnson

Omaha, NE– A dormitory at the University of Nebraska at Omaha caught fire this afternoon. One student recounts his reaction to finding out his apartment building had caught fire.

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Keystone XL pipeline opponents celebrate recent victory

February 26th, 2014

By Ja'Nel Johnson

Omaha, NE– With Judge Stephanie Stacy’s recent ruling stalling plans for the Keystone XL pipeline in Nebraska, land owners and others against TransCanada gathered to celebrate their recent victory and ponder what’s next.

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2014 Farm Bill brings changes, cuts

February 26th, 2014

By Brandon McDermott

Omaha, NE — The 2014 Farm Bill was finally signed into law recently. The bill includes cuts to food stamps and changes to direct payments to farm producers. How does this bill differ from the 2008 version?

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Ban on mountain lion hunting advances; income tax indexing to be debated

February 24th, 2014

By Fred Knapp

Omaha, NE — The Nebraska Legislature moved Friday toward banning mountain lion hunting, and helping people who need legal guardians. Meanwhile, a committee recommended tax changes that could leave more money in taxpayers pockets in the future.

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