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Nebraska Legislature

New legislative commission would focus on African Americans

A legislative bill seeks to create a Commission on African American Affairs similar to existing commissions for Latino Americans and Native Americans.
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Big Ten announces no non-conference games will be played, Nebraska Athletics responds

The Big Ten Conference announced Thursday that all member schools will play only conference games this upcoming season and  all of its non-conference games...
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COVID-19 changes mean new seating and crowd reductions in the Legislature

When state senators return for the summer session, they can expect to see plexiglass barriers, temperature checks and socially distanced seating arrangements. “We will not...
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Nebraska senators weigh in on mask-wearing, hand-shaking and priority legislation

This story was written by Luna Stephens and Katie Anderson with reporting from Anderson, Stephens, Blaney Dreifurst, Colby Woodson, Madeleine Grant and Natalie Stanley. Most...

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Elmwood family transitions to empty nest after raising 12 in a former nursing home

The Petersen family raised 12 children in an adapted farmhouse that used to house the Ebeler Nursing Home about 50 years ago.
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Rural Futures fellows in Wahoo working to boost civic engagement

These Nebraska College students are spending the summer working on civic engagement in Wahoo for the Rural Futures Institute.

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Nebraska Legislature

TIF repayment, repeal of slavery language headed to Nebraska ballot

  Ballot initiatives that encourage economic development and repeal slavery language in the state constitution will appear on the Nebraska ballot in November. The Nebraska Tax...