Is Nebraska tough on Pot Possession? Depends on the County

In News, on September 19th, 2014

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Ogallala, NE – County attorneys in Nebraska respond to small quantity pot cases in dramatically different ways. The range of charges, fines, and opinions came to light in a recent hearing before the Nebraska State Legislature’s Judiciary Committee.

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Bakken rail information raises public safety questions

In News, on September 17th, 2014

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Lincoln, NE – In Nebraska, the state keeps information on Bakken crude oil shipments by rail confidential. In Iowa and Missouri, that is public information. The difference reflects questions about public safety and the public’s right to know.

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Nebraska Senate candidates debate in North Platte

In News, on September 15th, 2014

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North Platte, NE – Nebraska’s four U.S. Senate candidates differed on immigration, guns, foreign policy and more at their debate Sunday in North Platte.

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Chris Abani teaches Nebraska to walk gracefully and live creatively

In News, on September 15th, 2014

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Lincoln, NE – Chris Abani does a lot. He’s written multiple books, poems and essays, teaches creative writing, and has even given a TED talk. The award winning poet and novelist came to Lincoln to deliver the Governor’s Lecture in the Humanities, as part of the EN Thompson Forum on World Issues.

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Nebraska Sec. of State accepts Foley on ballot

In News, on September 11th, 2014

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Lincoln, NE – Nebraska Secretary of State John Gale decided Wednesday Mike Foley’s name will be on the ballot in November. The state auditor will replace former Lt. Gov. Lavon Heidemann as Republican gubernatorial candidate Pete Ricketts’ running mate.

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UNMC, Opera Omaha show vocal cords in action

In News, on September 10th, 2014

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Omaha, NE — Opera Omaha and the University of Nebraska Medical Center partnered for the latest Science Café. The special presentation gave the audience an inside look at a local singer’s vocal cords.

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