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Nebraska at a Glance: Oct. 22

Photo of the Nebraska State Penitentiary, with the words "NEBRASKA AT A GLANCE" "WEEKLY UPDATES FROM THE NEBRASKA NEWS SERVICE" over it.
10/22: Fortenberry indictment, Superior shooting and prison overcrowding Congressman Jeff Fortenberry indicted Rep. Jeff Fortenberry of Nebraska’s 1st Congressional District was indicted Oct. 19. A federal...

09/24: Memorial Stadium, COVID dashboard and Lincoln Calling

Memorial Stadium Statue
Nebraska at a Glance is a weekly update designed to bring you headlines and brief updates from across the state. Our Nebraska News Service...

Nebraska ranks 23rd in the nation for percentage of fully vaccinated...

close up of covid bacteria
Efforts to get Nebraskans vaccinated continue as the state ranks 23rd in the nation for highest percentage of the population fully vaccinated. Forty-nine percent...

$28.3 million construction project underway to improve Omaha’s Eppley Airfield

Aerial view of Omaha Eppley Airfield.
OMAHA--A $28.3 million construction project at Omaha Eppley Airfield aims to improve efficiency, capacity and customer experience. The project is not expected to cause...

Nebraska Legislature provides property tax relief

Nebraska Legislature
Nebraska’s budget for fiscal year 2021-2022 is $4.8 billion, and, according to Gov. Pete Ricketts’s Sine Die address on May 27, a significant portion...

Senators focused on tax relief during Nebraska’s 2021 legislative session

Nebraska State Capitol
Senators approved an increase in state spending on initiatives such as broadband, foster care reimbursement rates, pay for people who provide services under Medicaid...

Researchers find kissing bugs in Nebraska, warn of health risks

Kissing Bug
Nebraska researchers found kissing bugs in Richardson County last summer, and want residents to be aware of the health risks they pose.  University of Nebraska-Lincoln...