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    Nebraska sees significant land valuation increase

    As the Governor, lawmakers and residents of the state continue to battle high property tax and increasing land valuation... It comes as no surprise that this year, Nebraska saw a significant increase in ...

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    Mars makes sweet buyout

    Dogs around the world could find a sweet treat in the food dishes soon. The candy maker company Mars is beefing up its pet food business. Mars is buying Procter and Gamble's pet foot brands, IAMS, Eukanuba ...

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    How is Colorado's marijuana industry affecting Nebraska?

    It could quickly become a billion dollar industry in Colorado. But it's also one of the most controversial topics across the country... Marijuana.This year Colorado became the first state to legalize the ...

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    Economic indicators point to more growth in the state

    Despite a rise in unemployment, other economic indicators are pointing to more growth in the state this year. The University of Nebraska Lincoln's latest Leading Economic Indicator Report indicates Nebraska's ...

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    State unemployment rate up .1% for February

    The state's January unemployment rate was the lowest since 2008, but in February unemployment rates have risen. The state unemployment rate is up from 3-point-5 percent to 3-point-6 percent. The national ...

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    Pipeline supporters tell Senate pipeline is key to national security

    Is the Keystone XL pipeline a matter of national security? Thursday the Senate Foreign Relations Committee heard testimony about the project. Some say the crisis in Crimea is proof our nation should support ...

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    Ed Schultz now opposes Keystone XL pipeline

    Bold Nebraska has a new ally in their fight against the Keystone XL pipeline. MSNBC's Ed Schultz is now on the side of the opponents. He had been for the project... before he visited Nebraska two weeks ...

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    Heineman, Bruning comment on Keystone XL appeals process

    Attorney General Jon Bruning and Governor Heineman are appealing the decision of a district court judge who overturned Heineman's approval of Keystone XL pipeline. And now they're saying they've asked ...

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    Nebraska awarded Governor's Cup

    Site Selection Magazine has recognized Nebraska as the number one state in the nation with the most qualifying new and expanded facilities per capita.  While the Governor's Cup has been awarded ...

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    Nebraska is top cattle feeding state

    Nebraska is the new top state for cattle feeding. Governor Heineman along with Department of Agriculture Director Greg Ibach made the announcement today.Texas has traditionally been the number one spot ...

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    Non-profit demands investigation into TransCanada

    A non-profit legal defense team has passed a resolution demanding an investigation into the TransCanada's tactics in the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline. The Nebraska Easement Action team ...

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    Bruning targets internet gambling in co-authored letter to Congress

    Nebraska Attorney General Jon Bruning has co-authored a letter to Congress; asking lawmakers to take a closer look at a recent re-interpretation of a law that Bruning says opens the door to the spread ...

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    Central Nebraska Regional Airport deemed "irreplaceable"

    158 million dollars. According to a new study, that's the yearly economic impact of the Central Nebraska Regional Airport. More than 145 million of that is aviation related. The study says the airport ...

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    Pipeline opponents hold vigils

    Opponents of the Keystone X-L pipeline are saying not so fast... this after a recent report by the U-S State Department appeared to pave the way for TransCanada's pipeline to be approved. Monday night, ...

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    House passes farm bill

    The House has passed a nearly 100 billion dollar a year compromise farm bill. The vote was 251 to 166, the new five-year bill now goes to the Senate. That bill, as proposed, is expected to save around ...

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    Congressman Adrian Smith's farm bill statement

    Congressman Adrian Smith voted in favor of the farm bill. In a statement he said, "Nebraska producers have waited more than three years for a long-term Farm Bill. Policy certainty will help our farmers ...

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    Christmas tree program survives farm bill trimming

    Christmas tree farmers are one step closer today to getting the government-sponsored marketing and research program they've been fighting for. Even as lawmakers trimmed and slashed controversial part ...

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    Nebraska unemployment rate continues to fall

    Nebraska's monthly unemployment rate is down again... In numbers released this morning, the rate for December came in at 3.6 percent. That's down one tenth of a percentage point from November and down ...

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    Two bodies recovered from collapsed building in Omaha

    Crews continue to investigate the cause of an explosion that happened on Monday at an Omaha industrial plant. Meanwhile, the body of the second person killed in the accident has been recovered. Two people ...

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    Authorities continue search for second victim of building collapse

    Authorities hope to continue their search this morning for the second victim of yesterday's explosion and building collapse at Omaha's International Nutrition plant. The search for that victim had to be ...

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    At least two fatalities confirmed in Omaha building collapse

    At least two fatalities have been confirmed and at least 10 people have been hospitalized, four of which are critical, after an apparent explosion at an Omaha animal feed processing plant.   POLICE ...

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    Omaha building collapse

    Douglas County Attorney Don Kleine has confirmed 2 dead. Omaha Interim Fire Chief Bernard Kanger has confirmed there are fatalities, but is not saying exactly how many at this time. 10 people were taken ...

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    Gov. Heineman's State of the State Address

    Governor Dave Heineman gave his State of the State address this morning in Lincoln. The Governor focused on several familiar themes during the speech including reiterating his opposition to the Affordable ...

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    Over 33 pounds of marijuana seized on I-80

    Two Minnesota men are in Hamilton County jail this morning after a State Patrol Trooper found over 33 pounds of marijuana in their car. 58 year old Dana Noel and 29 year old Jordan Noel were pulled over ...

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    Record breaking year for Central Nebraska Regional Airport

    2013 was another record breaking year for the Central Nebraska Regional Airport. Officials this morning released boarding numbers for the year; saying that a record setting 56,902 passengers used Grand ...

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