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Updated Jan 5, 2015 at 2:28 PM

LINCOLN – Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol arrested 71 impaired drivers during the two-week long "You Drink & Drive You Lose" national enforcement campaign Dec. 12-Jan. 1, 2015.In addition to the 71 impaired driving arrests, troopers issued 1,761 Speeding citations, 103 Driving Under Suspension (DUS), and 70 No Proof of Insurance citations. Troopers also wrote 374 Seat Belt citations & warnings, as well as 46 Child Restraint citations &...

Updated Dec 31, 2014 at 10:46 AM

Nebraska has moved into the top 10 among the healthiest states in the country. In a report issued by the United Health Foundation earlier this month, Nebraska moved up one notch after ranking No. 11 last year. The five states...

Updated Dec 29, 2014 at 9:35 PM

During the regular December meeting, the Omaha Public Power District Board of Directors voted to increase the average residential customer's bill by about $1.63 a month as of Jan. 1, 2015. OPPD has approved the district's Corporate...

Updated Dec 29, 2014 at 9:34 PM

OMAHA –  Gov. Dave Heineman has provided an update on the Nebraska Veterans’ Registry and encouraged recognition of military service.  The Registry was created in 2013 by the Nebraska Legislature to place the word...

Updated Dec 20, 2014 at 12:13 AM

LINCOLN – Governor Dave Heineman has awarded the City of Nebraska City with $238,400 in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Tourism Development funding to renovate the Lied Lodge and Conference Center. 

Updated Dec 18, 2014 at 9:12 AM

OMAHA - The Nebraska Poison Center has had a 24-percent increase in calls relating to carbon monoxide so far this year since 2013. According to a press release from the Nebraska Regional Poison Center in Omaha, more than 400...

Updated Dec 17, 2014 at 11:00 AM

OMAHA - The Nebraska Poison Center has had a 24-percent increase in calls relating to carbon monoxide so far this year since 2013. According to a press release from the Nebraska Regional Poison Center in Omaha, more than 400...

Updated Dec 10, 2014 at 11:10 AM

LINCOLN – State Treasurer Don Stenberg says Nebraskans may find gifts for themselves this holiday by checking for unclaimed property through the Treasurer’s website at www.treasurer.org. "Checking the State...

Updated Nov 20, 2014 at 4:34 PM

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska on Nov. 20 rejected a proposal from CHI Health to bring an end to ongoing contract disputes.The proposal was delivered on Monday, Nov. 17 with a 72-hour deadline, which BCBSNE officials called...

Updated Nov 20, 2014 at 12:48 PM

LYONS, Neb. - Two entities have joined forces to expand the Alice's Integrity Loan Fund that serves women and minorities starting or growing businesses in Lancaster County. The Center for Rural Affairs' Rural Enterprise Assistance...

Updated Nov 19, 2014 at 1:55 PM

The Governor's Traffic Safety Bureau, along with local, county, and state law enforcement officers, are once again teaming up through the Special Traffic Enforcement Program (sTEP) during the Thanksgiving holiday to save lives and reduce crashes.

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