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Updated Jul 24, 2014 at 3:32 PM

BROWNVILLE – Residents received a false alarm Thursday morning from the Cooper Nuclear Station about a hazardous materials leak, but the issue was resolved quickly.According to a press release from the Nebraska Public Power District, an "erroneous vocal broadcast" was sent out while technicians were troubleshooting and testing the emergency siren. The incident occurred some time before noon on Thursday."It was a voice broadcast that basically said there was a...

Updated Jul 23, 2014 at 5:20 PM

In a letter signed by Joel R. Cross, Colonel, Corps of Engineers District Commander, sent to Senator Grassley and copied to various emergency management departments, it was announced that the L-594-575 Flood Risk Reduction Project (FFRP)...

Updated Jul 21, 2014 at 2:44 PM

Statements from Governor Heineman in the past week about the more than 200 illegal immigrant children settling within Nebraska state borders has added a greater narrative to the topic of immigration reform in Nebraska.  In a...

Updated Jul 17, 2014 at 1:42 AM

LINCOLN – Gov. Dave Heineman has given veterans in Nebraska the opportunity to apply for driver’s licenses that hold a new veteran designation. Heineman announced on Wednesday that veterans could apply to add the new...

Updated Jul 17, 2014 at 1:40 AM

Highway 75 to reopen in time for Apple Jack Festival

Updated Jul 15, 2014 at 8:46 AM

LINCOLN — Many will remember the 1998 movie, "The Horse Whisperer," starring Robert Redford. One of the consultants on that movie was Curt Pate from Texas. Pate will show why his expertise was sought by the movie producers...

Updated Jul 15, 2014 at 8:36 AM

Community Action of Nebraska has mailed 10,000 surveys to residents statewide. According to a press release from Community Action of Nebraska, the survey "aims to discover the most pressing challenges Nebraskans face so that...

Updated Jul 15, 2014 at 8:34 AM

The Nebraska Department of Roads (NDOR) recently announced that a revision to the Statewide Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) has been posted online for review.  This proposed revision, referred to as Revision 6, is...

Updated Jul 10, 2014 at 12:11 PM

Officials at the Missouri River Basin Lewis & Clark Interpretive Trail and Visitor Center Foundation invite the public to celebrate the Center's  10th anniversary.The event will be held Sunday, July 13, from 10 a.m. to 4...

Updated Jul 7, 2014 at 12:38 AM

LINCOLN – The Nebraska Public Service Commission (Commission) has been notified by the North America Numbering Plan Administrator (NANPA) that the 402 Area Code is nearing exhaust with only ten codes remaining.  As a...

Updated Jul 7, 2014 at 12:24 AM

LINCOLN – Matt Harris of Lincoln was named CEO of the Arbor Day Foundation on July 1, becoming the second to hold the title in the organization's 42-year history."Certainly an opportunity like this is both exciting and...

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