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Applications For Open Senate Seat Accepted Through July 24th At Governors Office

Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts is seeking qualified applicants for an open seat representing an Omaha district in the Legislature. Ricketts issued the call Wednesday to fill the spot held by former state Senator Jeremy Nordquist. Nordquist resigned Tuesday so he could begin a new job as chief of staff to U.S. Representative Brad Ashford in Washington. Read more...

SemiTrailer Driver Killed In Northeast Nebraska After Crashing Into A Fertilizer Truck

The driver of a semitrailer has been killed in northeast Nebraska after his vehicle crashed into a fertilizer truck. Read more...

Investigation Into Sapp Bros. Petroleum Explosion In West Point Multiple Injuries Reported

Authorities are still investigating what set off multiple explosions inside the Sapp Bros. Petroleum building in West Point, NE. Read more...

Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts Gives $100,000 To Nebraskans For The Death Penalty

As the petition drive continues seeking to reinstate the death penalty, Governor Pete Ricketts and his father Joe Ricketts have made high dollar contributions to the cause. Read more...

Nebraska Elected Representatives React to Supreme Court Ruling

Reactions have been pouring in from around Nebraska on the Supreme Court's ruling, legalizing same-sex marriage in all 50 states.  Read more...

Same Sex Marriages Begin in Nebraska After Supreme Court Ruling

Same-sex couples have begun getting married in the state of Nebraska, after Friday's ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court legalizing same-sex marriage in all 50 states. Read more...

Capitol Falcon Chick Named For Fallen Omaha Police Officer

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - A falcon chick raised at the Nebraska Capitol has been named "Orozco" in honor of an Omaha police officer killed last month in the line of duty. Read more...

Dollars Rolling In On Both Sides of Death Penalty Petition Drive

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - The Nebraskans for the Death Penalty campaign raised nearly $244,000 in its first reporting period, with most of the money coming from Gov. Pete Ricketts and his father. Read more...


Omaha Man Faces Automatic Life Term