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West Virginia and Nebraska primaries: five things we learned

Bernie Sanders did little to make a dent in Hillary Clinton’s lead among pledged delegates but insisted ‘we are in this campaign to win the nomination’<p>• Sanders wins West Virginia primary as Trump rolls on toward convention<p>The West Virginia and Nebraska primaries have come and gone. Here’s what …

Bernie Sanders

Don't expect to see Donald Trump's tax returns this election cycle

Donald Trump, the presumptive Republican presidential nominee, does not plan to release his tax returns ahead of the November general election — a move that's drawing scorn from Democrats and Republicans alike.<p>"There's nothing to learn from them," the billionaire real estate mogul told the …

Government

Lawsuit seeks to ban balloon releases at University of Nebraska football games

An activist in Omaha is asking a federal court to ban balloon releases at University of Nebraska football games, the latest skirmish in a nationwide battle over whether the soaring spectacles exact a heavy toll on the environment.<p>Randall Krause filed suit in the state’s federal court alleging the …

U.S. Federal Courts

The #NeverTrump Push Hits A Brick Wall In Nebraska

Delegates at the state GOP convention rejected fielding a third-party presidential candidate.<p>Nebraska Republicans publicly distanced themselves from the #NeverTrump movement on Saturday, a rebuke to their home-state senator who has been leading the push to find a third-party candidate to challenge …

Republicans

Doings in Nebraska

The Nebraska GOP reprimanded Ben Sasse over the weekend for his renegade views —​ I guess he’s a renegade goy? —​ on Donald Trump. It is at least a …

U.S. House of Representatives

Company seeks to expand uranium mining in western Nebraska

CRAWFORD, Neb. (AP) — A company that runs the Crow Butte uranium mine in the Nebraska Panhandle wants to open as many as three expansion mines to …

NRC

Nebraska Drone Starts Fires To Fight Fires

Goodness gracious, safe balls of fire<p>Nature surrounds itself in kindling and expects to burn. The North American plains benefit from periodic fires, and to maintain that balance, U.S. Forest Service regularly prescribes burns because they “reduce hazardous fuels, protecting human communities from …

Obama to visit Nebraska, Louisiana post-State of the Union

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two cities will get their first visits from President Barack Obama after his final State of the Union address.<p>The White House says …

Baton Rouge

Tangling with Trump _ freshman Nebraska senator relishes it

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nebraska Sen. Ben Sasse drew scorn and even threats from Donald Trump's supporters after he tweeted a series of critiques and …

Republicans

Hunting Hybrid Turkeys in the Nebraska Sandhills

Greetings from Arnold, Nebraska, where I moved 1/8 of the way closer to my lifetime grand slam of North American wild turkeys last week. Arnold sits …

Nebraska Farmers Sue Monsanto for Allegedly Giving Them Cancer

Lots of people have strong feelings about Monsanto. But not everyone takes the next step to sue the agricultural giant.Four Nebraskan ag workers have …

Farming

Nebraska pig supplier promises to investigate alleged abuses

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A national pork supplier promised Thursday to investigate abuse allegations at one of its Nebraska facilities after an animal …

Corruption

Lawsuit challenging Nebraska's denial to issue immigrant licenses back in court | Fox News

A federal judge has sent a lawsuit challenging Nebraska's practice of denying driver's licenses to some immigrants back to a state court, saying the lawsuit doesn't raise a definitive federal issue.<p>Chief U.S. District Judge Laurie Smith Camp on Friday issued an order rejecting the state's motion …

Nebraska's Medicaid Expansion Plan Puts Truly Needy Patients In Danger

<i>Co-authored by Nic Horton, Jonathan Ingram, and Josh Archambault</i><p>Nebraska legislators are currently considering another plan to bring Obamacare’s Medicaid expansion to the Cornhusker state. The proposal would create a new welfare program, dubbed the “Transitional Health Insurance Program,” for more …

Health Care

Supreme Court Won't Let Nebraska, Oklahoma Ruin Colorado's Marijuana High

The justices dismissed a lawsuit challenging the Centennial State's decision to legalize marijuana.<p>The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed a high-stakes lawsuit brought by Nebraska and Oklahoma that sought to invalidate Colorado's regime of legal marijuana sales.<p>The case challenged the legality of an …

Cannabis

Pot Entrepreneurs React to SCOTUS Dismissal of Anti-Legalization Suit | Inc.com

The United States Supreme Court refused to hear a lawsuit launched by Oklahoma and Nebraska against Colorado over marijuana legalization on Monday.<p>The suit, which Oklahoma and Nebraska's attorneys general filed directly with the Supreme Court 15 months ago, alleges that Colorado's legalization of …

Cannabis

High court sides with Indian tribe in dispute with Nebraska

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court says a Nebraska town is within the boundaries of an Indian reservation and subject to a tribal tax on liquor …

Judiciary

Nebraska Senate Shuts Down Bill That Would Protect LGBT People in the Workplace – VIDEO

Nebraska lawmakers yesterday voted 26-18 to shelve a bill (LB586) that would ban workplace discrimination against LGBT employees. The devastating …

Nebraska law aims to control fracking waste

LINCOLN, Neb., March 25 (UPI) -- Advocacy group Bold Nebraska, which helped take on the Keystone XL pipeline, declared victory after state leaders …

Fracking

Nebraska's February jobless rate unchanged at 3 percent

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's preliminary unemployment rate remained unchanged at 3 percent in February, according to a state report issued …

Unemployment

Nebraska group says it may have enough signatures to suspend the state’s repeal of the death penalty

In May, Nebraska lawmakers voted to abolish the death penalty, narrowly overriding a veto from the governor to make the state the 19th to ban capital punishment. But opponents of the measure said the fight was not over and immediately shifted their focus to getting the issue on a ballot next …

Death Penalty

Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts (and his father) spent $300,000 to save the death penalty. Here’s what he could have bought instead.

Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts (R) really likes the thought of his state killing death row inmates. He likes it so much, in fact, that he’s spending his own money to make sure his state keeps doing it.<p>In May, the Nebraska legislature voted 32-15 to abolish the state’s death penalty. This was a pretty …

ACLU

Nebraska Group Turns In Thousands Of Signatures To Block Death Penalty Repeal

Nebraskans for the Death Penalty turned in nearly three times as many signatures Wednesday as are required to put the measure on the ballot. If enough signatures are found to be valid, the measure will be voted on in 2016.<p>Although the legislature voted to repeal it months ago, the death penalty — …

Voting

Facebook post costs newly hired Nebraska stadium announcer his job

LINCOLN, Neb. -- A months-old Facebook post has cost the Nebraska football stadium announcer his job one day after his hiring was announced.<p>Jon …

College Sports

Welcome to Nebraska's Masonic Museum

Perhaps best known as home to steaks and Cornhuskers, Nebraska also has a long history of something a bit more intriguing: Freemasonry. And to …

Nebraska town to reconsider controversial immigration law

Almost four years after a small Nebraska city tried to crack down on illegal immigration, the town is having second thoughts about requiring all renters to swear that they have legal permission to be in the United States.<p>In an election Tuesday, voters in Fremont will have a chance to repeal the …