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Government
2:54 pm
Fri January 9, 2015

Pipeline opponents call on President Obama to reject KXL following court ruling

Opponents of the Keystone XL oil pipeline say there’s the potential for additional legal action following the Nebraska Supreme Court’s ruling Friday.

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Government
9:00 am
Fri January 9, 2015

Nebraska high court tosses suit over Keystone pipeline route

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's highest court has tossed a lawsuit challenging a proposed route for the Keystone XL oil pipeline, saying the landowners who sued didn't have legal standing to do so.

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Government
8:10 am
Fri December 19, 2014

2 states challenge Colorado marijuana legalization

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska and Oklahoma are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to declare Colorado's legalization of marijuana unconstitutional.

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Government
12:40 pm
Tue December 16, 2014

Smoking continues in Nebraska cigar bars

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — One Nebraska bar owner is frustrated over cigar bars still allowing indoor smoking following a ruling by the Nebraska Supreme Court earlier this year saying the practice was unconstitutional.

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Omaha
3:11 pm
Thu October 2, 2014

Grand jury clears authorities of wrongdoing

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska grand jury has found that authorities didn't do anything wrong in connection with seven separate deaths.

State law requires a grand jury anytime a person dies in jail, in police custody or while law enforcement officials are trying to apprehend them. A Douglas County grand jury cleared authorities Wednesday in the seven deaths, starting from August 2013.

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Government
8:10 am
Tue September 9, 2014

Rehearing sought on Nebraska smoking ban case

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Supreme Court has been asked to rehear the case challenging the state's smoking ban.

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Nebraska
11:03 am
Fri June 13, 2014

Nebraska court dismisses same-sex divorce appeal

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Supreme Court has dismissed the appeal of a same-sex couple seeking a divorce in Nebraska.

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Nebraska
12:56 pm
Thu May 29, 2014

Nebraska high court to rule on state's smoking ban

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Supreme Court will decide whether a lower court was right to strike down exceptions in the state's public smoking ban.

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Nebraska
8:01 am
Thu May 29, 2014

Court hears arguments in same-sex divorce case

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The case of a woman who wants to divorce her same-sex partner after legally marrying in Iowa is now in the hands of the Nebraska Supreme Court.

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Nebraska
8:01 am
Wed May 28, 2014

Nebraska appeals court upholds denial of appeal

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Court of Appeals rejected the appeal of a man serving life for the 1984 shooting death of his wife in Omaha.

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