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News from the state of Nebraska

States sue to undo Biden pause on US oil & gas lease sales

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NEW ORLEANS — Thirteen states sued the Biden administration Wednesday to end a suspension of new oil and gas leases on federal land and...

In a first, US pipeline agency weighs climate change impacts

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WASHINGTON — For the first time, a federal energy board is weighing how a proposed natural gas pipeline would affect greenhouse gas emissions, one...

States sue Biden in bid to revive Keystone XL pipeline

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BILLINGS, Mont. — Attorneys general from 21 states on Wednesday sued to to overturn President Joe Biden’s cancellation of the contentious Keystone XL oil...

Nebraska declares pro-meat day on Colorado meatless day

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OMAHA, Neb. — Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts railed Monday against a proclamation by the governor of neighboring Colorado that encourages people to avoid meat...

Family of boy killed at Disney World urges organ donation

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OMAHA, Neb. — A Nebraska couple whose 2-year-old son died tragically at Walt Disney World nearly five years ago wants more families to consider...

Omaha mayor returns to City Hall after husband’s death

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OMAHA, Neb. — Omaha's mayor made her first public appearance Tuesday and confirmed that she'll return to work and seek reelection after her husband,...

Winter storm closes roads in Wyoming, Colorado, Nebraska

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A powerful late winter snowstorm intensified over the central Rocky Mountains on Sunday with heavy snow and wind leading to airport and road closures,...

Chief speaks at funeral for Nebraska teen shot in Oklahoma

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BLAIR, Neb. — An Oklahoma police chief who spoke at the funeral of a 17-year-old Nebraska girl who died in a shootout with four...

Warren Buffett’s fortune tops $100B as his stock soars

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OMAHA, Neb. — Investor Warren Buffett's fortune surged above $100 billion Wednesday when shares of his company hit a record high at over $400,000...

Local pharmacists step up in COVID-19 vaccination effort

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NEW YORK — They're just your regular neighborhood pharmacists, but some now wear superhero capes. ...