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Nation Jun 07George Floyd protests spread to smaller, mostly white towns
While the rallies in major cities nationwide have grabbed headlines, people living in smaller and mid-sized cities have also raised their voices to call for change. Some of those protests have turned violent.
Nation Nov 20Nebraska is first state to share drivers’ records with Census Bureau
Nebraska is the first state to publicly acknowledge it will share drivers’ license records with the U.S. Census Bureau as the federal agency tries to comply with President Donald Trump’s order to count the number of U.S. citizens.
Nation May 29After several quiet years, tornadoes erupt in United States
INDIANAPOLIS — After several quiet years, tornadoes have erupted in the United States over the last two weeks as a volatile mix of warm, moist air from the Southeast and persistent cold from the Rockies clashed and stalled over the…
Nation Sep 02Nebraska Catholic diocese rocked by old abuse allegations
As a new wave of abuse scandals rock the Roman Catholic church, critics say the Diocese of Lincoln is now paying the price for its unwillingness to change and lack of transparency.
Nation Aug 14Nebraska executes inmate using powerful opioid fentanyl
Nebraska carried out its first execution in more than two decades on Tuesday with a drug combination never tried before, including the first use of the powerful opioid fentanyl in a lethal injection.
Politics May 15Nebraska Gov. Ricketts cruises to victory in GOP primary
Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts cruised to victory Tuesday in the Republican primary for governor, setting himself up for a general election where he'll be a heavy favorite in the GOP-dominated state.
Nation Nov 19Nebraska to announce decision on Keystone XL pipeline
Nebraska regulators are set to decide Monday whether to approve or deny an in-state route for the proposed Keystone XL pipeline.
Nation Aug 03Keystone XL survived politics, but economics could kill it
The proposed Keystone XL pipeline survived nine years of protests, lawsuits and political wrangling that saw the Obama administration reject it and President Donald Trump revive it, but now the project faces the possibility of death by economics.
Nation Apr 12GOP attempt to change Nebraska’s electoral vote system fails
Nebraska's Republican lawmakers were thwarted Tuesday in their attempts to reinstate a winner-take-all system for presidential electors, a move that would have increased the GOP nominee's chances of winning all five of the state's votes in November.