nebraska

Government
12:02 pm
Tue January 13, 2015

Proposal seeks to draw medical residents to rural Nebraska

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Medical residents who work in under-served parts of Nebraska could receive up to $120,000 in loan repayments under a new bill in the Legislature.

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Government
8:27 am
Tue January 13, 2015

Couple who lied to authorities in Nebraska are deported

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Two people from the African nation of Benin are being deported after lying to authorities.

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Health/Medical
8:22 am
Tue January 13, 2015

Patient being monitored at NMC has not developed Ebola

Nebraska Medical Center officials say an American health care worker being monitored for Ebola has not developed the virus.

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Nebraska
3:50 pm
Mon January 12, 2015

Attorney: Landowners still have options in pipeline dispute

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska opponents of the Keystone XL oil pipeline say they'll continue to fight the project even though the state's Supreme Court allowed its planned route to stand.

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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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Crime
8:26 am
Fri January 9, 2015

Nebraska teen convicted of strangling guard seeks new trial

GERING, Neb. (AP) — An attorney for a Wyoming teenager convicted of the 2014 strangulation of a Scotts Bluff County jailer will argue in court this week for a new trial, alleging jury misconduct.

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Government
2:39 pm
Thu January 8, 2015

Pete Ricketts sworn in as 40th governor of Nebraska

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Republican Pete Ricketts has been sworn into office as the 40th governor of Nebraska.

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Government
1:22 pm
Thu January 8, 2015

Voter ID, helmet repeal measures among first Nebraska bills

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers have introduced the first bills of this year's session, including a voter identification measure and an attempt to repeal the state's motorcycle helmet law.

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Government
11:41 am
Thu January 8, 2015

Senate panel approves Keystone bill despite veto threat

WASHINGTON (AP) — A bill to approve the Keystone XL oil pipeline cleared a key Senate committee Thursday, setting up a floor debate next week as Majority Leader Mitch McConnell called on President Barack Obama to rescind his veto threat.

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