NE State Sen.: ‘The Republican Party is enabling white supremacy in our country’
OMAHA, Neb. —In the wake of the mass shooting in El Paso, Texas, possibly linked to a white supremacist, Nebraska State Sen. John McCollister accused… READ MORE
Nebraska underwater: 74 cities, 65 counties declare emergencies as flooding envelops state
Seventy-four cities, 65 counties and four tribal areas in Nebraska declared states of emergency Tuesday as swaths of the Midwest battled rivers swollen by days… READ MORE
Nebraska state senator compares American flag to Nazi swastika
Nebraska state Sen. Ernie Chambers on Tuesday compared the American flag with the Nazi swastika on the floor of the legislature.
“I don’t come here… READ MORE
Nebraska tries to protect meat
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — More than four months after Missouri became the first U.S. state to regulate the term “meat” on product labels, Nebraska’s powerful… READ MORE
Illegal Alien Removed from US 7 Times Crashes Van, Kills Father of 3
A prosecutor said Tuesday that Nemias Garcia-Velasco, 32, charged in the death of a passenger in a fiery July 5 crash, has been removed from… READ MORE
Clinton announces Keystone XL pipeline opposition, sides with environmentalists over unions
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton on Tuesday announced her opposition to the Keystone XL oil pipeline, ending months of hedging on the issue.
Mrs.… READ MORE
Nebraska, Oklahoma in border war with Colorado over marijuana
On the front door of the 20,000-square-foot marijuana dispensary here is a laminated sign warning every customer: “It is illegal to sell or transport marijuana… READ MORE
Key court approves Keystone’s route through Nebraska
The Nebraska Supreme Court on Friday struck down a lower court’s challenge to the controversial Keystone XL pipeline, handing a key victory to proponents of the project.
The decision overturns a lower court’s ruling that had sided with landowners challenging Keystone’s path through Nebraska. The lower court said a 2012 law that allowed Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman (R) to greenlight… READ MORE
Nelson, Young headline Nebraska concert against Keystone pipeline
(Reuters) – Veteran musicians Willie Nelson and Neil Young are teaming up for a benefit concert in Nebraska to raise funds in the fight…… READ MORE
Lee Terry’s Seat Gives Republicans Heartburn in Nebraska
Rep. Lee Terry, R-Neb., could be in a heap of political trouble this year — again.
Earlier this month, Terry posted a lackluster primary performance, winning his party’s nod by just 8 points over a lesser-known competitor. Since then, a conservative spoiler has entered the November race with Terry and the Democratic nominee, state Sen. Brad Ashford.
That’s made Terry’s… READ MORE