ncnewspress.com http://www.ncnewspress.com/section/ ncnewspress.com delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Mon, 10 Mar 2014 19:28:34 +0000 Today in the News: Officials ID man who bought tickets with stolen passports for Malaysian flight http://www.ncnewspress.com/article/20140310/NEWS/140319956?rssfeed=true Mon, 10 Mar 2014 19:00:00 +0000 http://www.ncnewspress.com/article/20140310/NEWS/140319956 News to know

According to a report from USA Today, officials have identified a man who bought two tickets on the missing Malaysian flight using stolen passports. Thai police said Kazem Ali of Iran bought the tickets for two friends who were trying to get home to Europe. The final destination on the tickets itinerary were for Europe, officials said. [...]]]> On Technology: Crummy cell pictures http://www.ncnewspress.com/article/20140310/NEWS/140319979?rssfeed=true Mon, 10 Mar 2014 11:47:26 +0000 By Jim Hillibish More Content Now http://www.ncnewspress.com/article/20140310/NEWS/140319979 Downside: Tablet and cell cams still produce lower-quality images than stand-alone cameras. It's all in the sensor that records the shot. There's not a lot of room or power in a handheld. For sharpness and depth of color, they cannot beat the competition.
I spent a Saturday trying to improve my Samsung tablet photos. Here's what [...]]]>
DHHS' Employment Assistance To Welfare Recipients Ranked Tops in Nation http://www.ncnewspress.com/article/20140310/NEWS/140319988?rssfeed=true Mon, 10 Mar 2014 09:55:39 +0000 http://www.ncnewspress.com/article/20140310/NEWS/140319988 Morning Jolt: Search continues for missing flight http://www.ncnewspress.com/article/20140310/NEWS/140319992?rssfeed=true Mon, 10 Mar 2014 09:27:38 +0000 http://www.ncnewspress.com/article/20140310/NEWS/140319992 In the news

There's still no sign of the Malaysia Airlines flight that went missing Saturday. Dozens of planes and ships from eight nations are combing the seas for signs of the airplane, but officials have yet to come up with anything. "For the aircraft to go missing just like that ... as far as we are concerned, we are equally puzzled as well," said Azharuddin Abdul Rahman, director general of the Malaysian civil aviation department, CNN reported.

Quote [...]]]> Weekly gas prices: Surge in Nebraska almost triple of national increase http://www.ncnewspress.com/article/20140310/NEWS/140319996?rssfeed=true Mon, 10 Mar 2014 07:56:19 +0000 http://www.ncnewspress.com/article/20140310/NEWS/140319996 Nebraska's January Unemployment Rate Falls to 3.5 Percent http://www.ncnewspress.com/article/20140307/NEWS/140309882?rssfeed=true Fri, 07 Mar 2014 09:21:22 +0000 http://www.ncnewspress.com/article/20140307/NEWS/140309882 Morning Jolt: U.S. adds 175,000 jobs in February http://www.ncnewspress.com/article/20140307/NEWS/140309883?rssfeed=true Fri, 07 Mar 2014 08:57:35 +0000 http://www.ncnewspress.com/article/20140307/NEWS/140309883 In the news

The U.S. economy added 175,000 jobs in February, more than was expected, according to the Department of Labor. The numbers top January's as well. The unemployment rate in February was 6.7 percent.

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The big movies opening this weekend are "300: Rise of an Empire," an R action movie that is a sequel [...]]]> Today in the News: House approves $1B in aid for Ukraine http://www.ncnewspress.com/article/20140306/NEWS/140309888?rssfeed=true Thu, 06 Mar 2014 19:00:00 +0000 http://www.ncnewspress.com/article/20140306/NEWS/140309888 Quote of note

"We must remember that the purpose of our pressure on Russia is not simply to punish aggression — and certainly it is not to escalate the confrontation — but instead to move (President Vladimir) Putin toward a resolution that protects the territorial integrity of Ukraine." - Rep. Ed Royce, R-Calif., who co-sponsored a resolution [...]]]> Print only features: Reviving Dinty Moore's http://www.ncnewspress.com/article/20140306/NEWS/140309887?rssfeed=true Thu, 06 Mar 2014 16:09:30 +0000 http://www.ncnewspress.com/article/20140306/NEWS/140309887 Statement by Steve Nelson, President, Nebraska Farm Bureau Federation, Revenue Committee Fails to Advance Property Tax Relief Measure http://www.ncnewspress.com/article/20140306/NEWS/140309889?rssfeed=true Thu, 06 Mar 2014 15:35:05 +0000 http://www.ncnewspress.com/article/20140306/NEWS/140309889 Capital Facilities Master Plan Will Explore Options for Nebraska Prison Capacity http://www.ncnewspress.com/article/20140306/NEWS/140309894?rssfeed=true Thu, 06 Mar 2014 12:25:28 +0000 http://www.ncnewspress.com/article/20140306/NEWS/140309894 Greg Zyla: Designer and performance cars, and cartoon characters http://www.ncnewspress.com/article/20140306/NEWS/140309898?rssfeed=true Thu, 06 Mar 2014 10:18:12 +0000 By Greg Zyla More Content Now http://www.ncnewspress.com/article/20140306/NEWS/140309898 Varvatos, by the way, is the noted menswear American contemporary fashion designer who not only lends his name to the 300H, he OKs and designs the numerous style accompaniments and special touches. The result is hands down one of the best-looking cars on the road today.
As for using designer names for cars, [...]]]>
Silvio Calabi: Toyota 4Runner is the world’s 44 http://www.ncnewspress.com/article/20140306/NEWS/140309899?rssfeed=true Thu, 06 Mar 2014 10:14:43 +0000 By Silvio Calabi More Content Now http://www.ncnewspress.com/article/20140306/NEWS/140309899 It was sometimes true too, mostly because a lot of cars weren't that sophisticated back then either. Now, though, as far as cars have come in 25 [...]]]> Annual Nebraska LEAD Recognition Banquet March 14 in Lincoln http://www.ncnewspress.com/article/20140305/NEWS/140309916?rssfeed=true Wed, 05 Mar 2014 14:05:14 +0000 http://www.ncnewspress.com/article/20140305/NEWS/140309916 Greg Zyla: The AMC French connection http://www.ncnewspress.com/article/20140303/NEWS/140309968?rssfeed=true Thu, 06 Mar 2014 10:11:12 +0000 By Greg Zyla More Content Now http://www.ncnewspress.com/article/20140303/NEWS/140309968 I want to also say that AMC was once a partner with Renault before it was sold to Chrysler. Some of the Renault cars were good, others not so good. Just wanted to write you a letter letting [...]]]> Monthly Nebraska Traffic Toll: 14 killed in January http://www.ncnewspress.com/article/20140301/NEWS/140309978?rssfeed=true Sat, 01 Mar 2014 10:18:05 +0000 http://www.ncnewspress.com/article/20140301/NEWS/140309978 roadways, according to data collected by the Nebraska Department of Roads.]]> Today in the News: Man comes back to life in body bag http://www.ncnewspress.com/article/20140228/NEWS/140229807?rssfeed=true Mon, 03 Mar 2014 19:37:09 +0000 http://www.ncnewspress.com/article/20140228/NEWS/140229807 Quote of note

"It [his pacemaker] could've kicked in, started his heart back. The bottom line is it's a miracle." - Coroner Dexter Howard of Holmes County, Miss., talking about an 78-year-old who was declared dead and then woke up in a body bag. Workers at a funeral home saw that the body bag was moving and found the man alive.

News to [...]]]> Today in the News: Other states pushing 'beliefs' bill like Arizona's http://www.ncnewspress.com/article/20140227/NEWS/140229819?rssfeed=true Thu, 27 Feb 2014 19:00:00 +0000 http://www.ncnewspress.com/article/20140227/NEWS/140229819 News to know

The bill that Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer vetoed last night is about to come up in several other states, in different forms. The Arizona bill would let businesses deny service to gays and lesbians because of their religious beliefs. Similar bills are moving through the system in Georgia, Missouri, Idaho, Mississippi and other states. [...]]]> Morning Jolt: Armed men seize government building in Ukraine http://www.ncnewspress.com/article/20140227/NEWS/140229834?rssfeed=true Thu, 27 Feb 2014 08:56:30 +0000 http://www.ncnewspress.com/article/20140227/NEWS/140229834 In the news

Armed men stormed the regional government administration building and parliament in Ukraine's southern Crimea region today, and they raised a Russian flag. The move comes about a week after the ouster of President Viktor Yanukovych, who was in favor of siding with Russia over the European Union. Yesterday Russia conducted military exercises near [...]]]> Today in the News: Federal judge strikes down Texas gay marriage ban http://www.ncnewspress.com/article/20140226/NEWS/140229840?rssfeed=true Wed, 26 Feb 2014 19:00:00 +0000 http://www.ncnewspress.com/article/20140226/NEWS/140229840 Quote of note

"One of the court's main responsibilities is to ensure that individuals are treated equally under the law. Equal treatment of all individuals under the law is not merely an aspiration it is a constitutional mandate." - Judge Orlando Garcia, ruling today that Texas' ban on gay marriage isn't legal. Same-sex couples in Texas won't be able to get married just yet, [...]]]> ncnewspress.com http://www.ncnewspress.com/section/ ncnewspress.com delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Mon, 10 Mar 2014 19:28:34 +0000