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Keystone XL Developer Showers Nebraska With Campaign Cash

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) – The developer of the Keystone XL pipeline is showering Nebraska public officials with campaign cash as it fights for regulatory approval in a state that is one of the last lines of resistance for the $8 billion project. A review by the Associated Press finds that a political action committee for…read more »

Lawsuit Targets Rules For Nebraska Nonpartisan Candidates

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) – An Omaha businessman who plans to run as an independent candidate for Nebraska state treasurer is challenging state requirements that make it difficult for nonpartisan candidates to file for office. Kent Bernbeck said Tuesday he filed the federal lawsuit to challenge the constitutionality of a law that substantially increased the number…read more »

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Attorney General Seeks Summer Execution Date for Death-Row Inmate

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) – Nebraska’s top prosecutor has asked the Nebraska Supreme Court to set an execution date this summer for the state’s longest-serving death-row inmate. Nebraska Attorney General Doug Peterson asked the state Supreme Court on Friday to set an execution date of July 10 – or sometime in mid-July – for Carey Dean…read more »

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Frank Solich returning to Nebraska to receive Tom Osborne Legacy Award

Former Nebraska head football coach Frank Solich will return to Nebraska for the Outland Trophy Award Dinner this coming January in Omaha. Solich will accept the fifth annual Tom Osborne Legacy Award from his former boss. According to a news release, the Tom Osborne Legacy Award is presented by the FWAA and Rotary International to…read more »

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State Senator Will Again Push For Seat Belts In School Buses

“It’s not a matter of if but when there is another school bus accident happens”…and a state senator wants to keep children as safe as possible by requiring seat belts in school buses. Senator Robert Hilkemann tells KLIN News that seatbelts save lives. He adds the requirement is supported by Nebraskans he has visited with.…read more »