nebraska

Government
6:11 am
Sat November 9, 2013

Nebraska AG warns about tech support phone scams

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's attorney general is warning residents about phone scams related to computer technical support.

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Nebraska
6:09 am
Sat November 9, 2013

USDA: 2013 corn harvest a record 13.9B bushels

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — This year's corn crop is the largest the nation has ever seen, and exceeds earlier government projections.

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Nebraska
2:31 pm
Fri November 8, 2013

Nebraska 18-year-old's death blamed on synthetic pot

WAVERLY, Neb. (AP) — Toxicology tests show an 18-year-old who was pronounced dead at the Waverly home of a friend died because he smoked too much synthetic marijuana.

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Business
8:09 am
Fri November 8, 2013

No big new issues found at Nebraska nuclear plant

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The latest tests performed on an idle nuclear power plant near Omaha revealed no significant new issues.

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Government
8:46 am
Wed November 6, 2013

Ag secretary says rural people need to sell agriculture

LINCOLN--People who care about agriculture need to do a better job of selling themselves to urban dwellers, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack told a Lincoln audience Tuesday.

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Health/Medical
2:00 pm
Mon November 4, 2013

March of Dimes report card gives Nebraska a 'B' for preterm births

Nebraska gets a ‘B’ grade on the March of Dimes’ latest premature birth report card.

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Business
8:50 am
Mon November 4, 2013

Labor force in northeast Nebraska, Iowa, South Dakota examined

NORFOLK, Neb. (AP) — State officials are going to study the workforce in northeast Nebraska, northwest Iowa and southeast South Dakota to learn more about what it will take to attract new businesses to the area.

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Politics & Elections
8:47 am
Mon November 4, 2013

GOP businessman to challenge Congressman Lee Terry in 2014 primary

(Information in the following story is from: Omaha World-Herald, http://www.omaha.com)

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A conservative Republican businessman plans to challenge U.S. Representative Lee Terry, so the eight-term Congressman could face challengers in both the GOP primary and general election if he advances.

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Government
9:05 am
Fri November 1, 2013

Former Nebraska Rep. John McCollister dies at 92

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Former Rep. John Y. McCollister, who defeated a sitting congressman to win office and later gave Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel his first Washington job, has died at age 92.

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Business
8:06 am
Fri November 1, 2013

Report says government shutdown hurt economic conditions

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A business conditions index for nine Midwest and Plains states has dropped after rising the previous two months.

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