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Despite Objections Covid 19 Relief Bill Heads Towards Passage

*Audio Version of Story At Bottom Of Page*   In Washington, the Senate approved a $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief plan on ... continue reading
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Nebraska Leading The Way In Fight Against Covid 19

*Audio Version Of Story At Bottom Of Page*   At the capital city fans of highschool athletics have been enjoying the gir... continue reading
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2 men arrested after 770 pounds of marijuana found in van

SEWARD, Neb. (AP) — Two California men were arrested Wednesday after Nebraska State Patrol troopers found 770 pounds of m... continue reading

Details Released on Hastings Officer Involved Shooting Investigation

MARCH 3, 2021 (HASTINGS, NEB.)  — The Nebraska State Patrol is able to release additional details in its investigati... continue reading

Old Potash and Claude Road Paving Improvement Project will resume

City of Grand Island – Old Potash Highway & Claude Road Paving Improvement Project.The City of Grand Island Public Wo... continue reading
Lincoln State News

Police investigating after man found dead in Lincoln home

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Police are investigating the death of a 33-year-old man who was found inside a Lincoln home as a hom... continue reading
Covid 19

Nebraska administered nearly 87,000 vaccine doses last week

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska health officials administered nearly 87,000 doses of coronavirus vaccines last week as the st... continue reading

Andy Hoffman Co Founder of Team Jack passes away

ATKINSON, Neb. (AP) — The father of the young cancer patient who captured the hearts of college football fans when he ran... continue reading

Nebraska regulators sue ethanol plant

State regulators have filed a lawsuit accusing a Nebraska ethanol plant of repeatedly failing to comply with their orders to cl... continue reading
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Pursuit and Manhunt Leads to Arrest in Dawson County

MARCH 1, 2021 (NORTH PLATTE, NEB.)  — Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol, with assistance from the Dawson Count... continue reading
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Charges Filed Against Suspect in Hastings Officer Involved Shooting

MARCH 1, 2021 (HASTINGS, NEB.)  — The Nebraska State Patrol has filed an arrest warrant in Adams County Court as par... continue reading
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Hall County first responders join in training exercise with Nebraska National Guard

On the 2nd and 4 th of March 2021, Hall County first responders will be working with theNebraska National Guard’s 72nd Ci... continue reading
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City of Grand Island to hire 40 lifegaurds

Grand Island, Neb.— The Grand Island Parks and Recreation is now hiring lifeguards!          &nb... continue reading

Officer involved shooting in Hastings

(Hastings, NE) - Officers from the Hastings Police Department were in the area of 3rd Street and Laird Avenue at approximately ... continue reading

Troopers Find Six LBs of Methamphetamine in Traffic Stop

FEBRUARY 26, 2021 (GRAND ISLAND, NEB.)  — Nebraska State Troopers have arrested two people after locating six pounds... continue reading
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I80 Pursuit Ends with Multiple Arrests in Lincoln

FEBRUARY 26, 2021 (LINCOLN, NEB.)  — Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol, working with both the Omaha Police Dep... continue reading
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Bill Attempts To Protect Nebraska Gun Owners

A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall... continue reading

Endangered Missing Advisory (Jade Nicole Sides) CANCELLED/LOCATED

The Endangered Missing Advisory activated to determine the whereabouts of Jade Nicole Sides, has been cancelled.The alert has b... continue reading
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Mask Mandates Across The Tri Cities To All Expire At Midnight

The mask policy in the City of Hastings will expire at midnight after the Hastings City Council failed to extend the policy at ... continue reading
Omaha State News

Nebraska toddler hit and killed by truck driven by her father

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Sheriff's investigators say an 18-month-old girl has died after being hit by a pickup truck driven by ... continue reading
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Nebraska launches virus aid program for tenants and landlords

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska has launched a federally funded aid program for renters and landlords who have lost income du... continue reading
Lincoln State News

Lancaster Co Sheriff IDs woman killed and man wounded in police shootout

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Sheriff's officials in Nebraska have identified a Wyoming couple at the center of a police shootout ... continue reading
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Suspect Charged in Palisade Shooting Investigation

FEBRUARY 22, 2021 (NORTH PLATTE, NEB.)  — A McCook man has been charged with several felony counts following an inve... continue reading
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GIPS planning in person prom and graduation

(Grand Island, NE) - Many sacrifices were made last year — by our families, students and staff — due to COVID-19. S... continue reading

Testimony Heard On LB 637

  At the State Capitol, the Health and Human Services Committee heard testimony on LB 637 on Friday.   The bill wa... continue reading