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Senator Fischer Goes After Fake Meat

Nebraska U.S. Senator Deb Fischer has “a beef ” with phony meat. Senator Fischer introduced the Real MEAT Act to end what she refers to as deceptive labeling practices for alterntative protein products. Fischer says her proposal would clarify the definition of beef for labeling purposes and eliminate consumer confusion that she says results from…read more »

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Lincoln Group Advocating For Voters To Approve LPS Bond Issue

A new poll from Great Schools, Great Kids shows strong support for the proposed 290 million dollar LPS Bond Issue. Nearly 78 percent of those polled in Lincoln is for the construction of two new high schools, one elementary school and athletic facilities. Former LPS administrator Dr. Marilyn Moore is leading support and advocacy for…read more »

A Step Back On 14th and Old Cheney Roundabout

The city is stepping back on the 14th and Old Cheney roundabout. An email to area businesses from Lincoln Transporation Interim Director Tom Casady says that a low bid of $39.3 million just for construction of the roundabout came in higher than expected. Casady adds that other project costs would add about 20 percent which…read more »

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FDA, DHHS Warning Nebraskans About Unapproved Stem-Cell Treatments

The Department of Health and Human Services and the Food and Drug Administration are warning to Nebraskans to beware of un-approved treatments involving stem-cells, placentas, and umbilical cords. Infectious Disease and Internal Medicine specialist with HHS, Maureen Tierney, tells KLIN News un-approved treatments are being advertised at a growing rate,  but an FDA report warns…read more »

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Nebraska Population Shifts Could Change Landscape Of Urban Vs Rural Divide

Nebraska’s population is shifting as more people are moving from rural areas to major cities. A recent report from the state legislature says almost all of the Lancaster County Districts are in the upper half of the rankings, while the lowest populated area is in the panhandle. Co-chairmen of a committee with Blueprint Nebraska Owen…read more »

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The State Seal Is Not Available For Public Use

Political candidates are being reminded using the state seal in running for office in 2020 is prohibited. Secretary of State Bob Evnen says it is a common misconception that the state seal is available for public use. Anyone wishing to utilize the Great Seal must request written permission from the Secretary of State.read more »