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GOP picks candidate to face former Sen. Kerrey for Nebraska seatupdated: Wed May 16 2012 02:45:00

Nebraska state Sen. Deb Fischer won the Republican nomination for an open U.S. Senate seat on Tuesday, official results showed, beating two better-funded candidacies for the opportunity to face off against a former U.S. Senator for the open seat in November.

GOP sees chance to pick up Senate seat in Nebraskaupdated: Tue May 15 2012 04:33:00

With their eyes on winning control of the U.S. Senate in November, Republicans will be looking Tuesday to the primary for Nebraska's open seat, where the yet-to-be-decided Republican candidate is already favored over the former senator expected to win the Democratic nod.

New Keystone route requires months of reviewupdated: Thu Apr 19 2012 12:33:00

A proposed new route through Nebraska for the controversial Keystone XL pipeline will require six to nine months of review under the normal process conducted by state and federal officials, a Nebraska official said Thursday.

Plains states could see tornado outbreakupdated: Sat Apr 14 2012 13:56:00

A tornado touched down late Friday afternoon in Norman, Oklahoma, bringing scattered structural damage and a taste of more severe weather -- including a tornado outbreak -- expected Saturday in the Plains.

CNNMoney: TransCanada agrees to re-route Keystone pipelineupdated: Tue Nov 15 2011 14:14:00

TransCanada says it is willing to reroute the proposed Keystone oil sands pipeline within Nebraska in view of environmental concerns.

4 accused of keeping children in dog cage make court appearanceupdated: Thu Oct 27 2011 14:18:00

Four suspects accused of keeping children in a cage in a dirty trailer home in Nebraska attended a court hearing Thursday after being charged with felony child abuse, first degree false imprisonment and misdemeanor child abuse, officials said.

Nebraska bus accident injures 33updated: Thu Oct 06 2011 08:55:00

Thirty-three people were injured -- two critically -- in a bus accident Thursday morning near Gibbon, Nebraska, the American Bus Association reported.

Flight to New York diverted to Nebraskaupdated: Tue Jul 26 2011 08:28:00

A flight from Salt Lake City, Utah, to New York City was diverted to Nebraska overnight because of a "smoky odor" coming from the rear of the cabin, a Delta spokeswoman said Tuesday morning.

Snowpack continues to feed Missouri River floodupdated: Tue Jun 28 2011 15:06:00

Nearly three-quarters of the mountain snowpack contributing to high water levels along the Missouri River system has melted, but significant flooding remains a concern in seven states from Montana to Missouri, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the National Weather Service.

CNNMoney: Flooded Nebraska nuclear plant raises broader disaster fearsupdated: Tue Jun 28 2011 08:10:00

Nebraska's flooded Fort Calhoun nuclear power plant is raising fears that other power plants in the United States are vulnerable to extreme weather events.

NRC chairman to visit Nebraska nuclear plant surrounded by waterupdated: Mon Jun 27 2011 11:19:00

The chairman of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission is expected Monday to visit a Nebraska power plant surrounded by Missouri River floodwater.

3 nuclear plant workers exposed to radiation; feds investigatingupdated: Tue Apr 12 2011 16:07:00

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission will investigate an incident at a Nebraska nuclear plant in which three workers were accidentally exposed to radiation, it said in a statement Monday.

Nebraska city's controversial immigration rule passesupdated: Tue Jun 22 2010 12:25:00

Voters in Fremont, Nebraska passed a much-debated measure Monday that would prohibit businesses and landlords from hiring or renting to people who are in the United States illegally.

Nebraska immigration law passesupdated: Tue Jun 22 2010 07:29:00

Voters in Fremont, Nebraska passed a much-debated immigration measure Monday that would prohibit businesses and landlords from hiring or renting to illegal immigrants.

Proposed immigration measure stirs up Nebraska cityupdated: Mon Jun 21 2010 19:01:00

Voters in Fremont, Nebraska, are deciding on Monday the fate of a measure making national headlines and stirring up the continuing debate on immigration.

3 things to watch in Tuesday's racesupdated: Tue May 11 2010 08:53:00

Most people following the primaries are a lot more excited about the races coming up next week than those taking place on Tuesday.

King: Ethanol keeps Nebraska running in tough financial timesupdated: Sat Oct 24 2009 15:54:00

Neale Shaner views the ups and downs of the economy through the lessons of a life working the family farm: "One thing's certain, and that's uncertainty."

Tweets on the farmupdated: Fri Jul 03 2009 09:55:00

A farmer from Nebraska talks about his twitter page, which has more followers than the population of his town.

Missing Nebraska family surrenders; parents heldupdated: Mon Apr 06 2009 20:34:00

A Nebraska couple missing along with their children since last month surrendered to police and were taken into custody Monday, authorities said in a statement.

Relative says missing Nebraska family alive and wellupdated: Fri Apr 03 2009 15:26:00

Authorities in South Dakota and Nebraska on Friday suspended a search for a missing Nebraska family after a relative told authorities he spoke to his kin and said they are doing well.

Nebraska family missing nearly two weeksupdated: Thu Apr 02 2009 01:32:00

A search will continue Thursday in the Black Hills of South Dakota for a Nebraska family that has been missing since March 20.

Escaped inmates captured in Nebraskaupdated: Fri Mar 27 2009 00:51:00

Three inmates who escaped from prison in Indiana last week then allegedly stole a truck, money and guns were captured Thursday in Nebraska after a high-speed car chase, authorities said.

Commentary: Why our kids need our helpupdated: Tue Dec 16 2008 12:31:00

The recent experience with Nebraska's safe-haven law gives us a glimpse into the enormous challenges children, youths and their families are facing today all across our country.

Nebraska lawmakers vote to limit safe-haven lawupdated: Sat Nov 22 2008 18:26:00

Nebraska lawmakers voted Friday to change a controversial safe-haven law by restricting the age under which a child can be dropped off at a hospital without the parents being prosecuted.

State fixing safe haven lawupdated: Sat Nov 22 2008 18:26:00

Nebraska lawmakers are changing a law that allowed parents to abandon their children. CNN's Sean Callebs reports.

Little progress, many holes in kids' mental health systemupdated: Fri Nov 21 2008 17:08:00

As mental health advocates, policy makers, practitioners, educators and researchers gathered at the Carter Center to discuss the progress in addressing American children's mental health needs, a drama of sorts was reaching its conclusion halfway across the country.

Commentary: Why would parents give up hope for their kids?updated: Thu Nov 20 2008 11:57:00

Right now in the state of Nebraska, the governor is literally begging people not to bring their teenage children there to dump them, so that the state then has to care for them. But it's happening. It's happening a lot.

'Safe haven' Nebraskaupdated: Thu Nov 20 2008 11:57:00

Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman urges parents not to leave their teens behind in his state. CNN's Campbell Brown reports.

Nebraska set to change controversial safe haven lawupdated: Wed Nov 19 2008 15:03:00

Nebraska lawmakers, meeting in emergency session this week, are set to change a controversial safe-haven law by sharply limiting the age at which a child can be dropped off with local authorities.

Safe haven for teens?updated: Wed Nov 19 2008 15:03:00

Nebraska lawmakers convene to make critical changes to the state's safe haven law. CNN's Ed Lavandera reports.

Nebraska fears rush to drop off kids before haven law changeupdated: Fri Nov 14 2008 20:55:00

Nebraska officials said they're concerned about an apparent rush by parents to drop their teenage children off at hospitals before lawmakers change the state's troubled "safe haven" law. Again: 27 Kids Now Abandoned in Nebraskaupdated: Tue Nov 04 2008 14:00:00

Nebraska officials say a 15-year-old girl dropped off at a hospital is the 27th child left under Nebraska's unique safe-haven law 2 More Teens Abandoned Under Nebraska Lawupdated: Mon Nov 03 2008 13:00:00

Two more teenagers have been abandoned at Nebraska hospitals under the state's much-criticized safe haven law Nebraska Gov. Wants Fix on Safe-Haven Lawupdated: Wed Oct 29 2008 15:00:00

Nebraska's governor is calling a special session of the legislature to fix the state's unique safe-haven law, which allows parents to abandon children as old as 18 Boy, 17, is 23rd Child Abandoned at Neb. Hospitalupdated: Wed Oct 29 2008 14:00:00

A 17-year-old boy was confirmed Wednesday as the 23rd child abandoned under the state's unique safe-haven law, as the governor prepared to address changes in the law Second Out-of-State Teen Abandoned in Neb.updated: Mon Oct 13 2008 12:00:00

Nebraska officials say another teenager from outside the state has been left at an Omaha hospital under the state's safe haven law

Safe haven law abused?updated: Wed Oct 08 2008 20:20:00

Nebraska's safe haven law was intended to keep newborns from being abandoned, but some parents are using it to dump off teens.

With teens being left at hospitals, Nebraska Legislature sets hearingupdated: Wed Oct 08 2008 20:20:00

Frustrated parents are dumping their teenagers at Nebraska hospitals -- even crossing state lines to do it -- and the state Legislature has scheduled a special hearing to try to stem the tide. 10 Kids, Including Family of Nine, Abandoned Under Nebraska's Safe Haven Lawupdated: Thu Sep 25 2008 13:00:00

Ten children ranging in age from 1 to 17 were left at hospitals Wednesday under Nebraska's unique safe haven law, which allows caregivers to abandon not only infants but also teenagers without fear of prosecution 3 Die in Neb. Trench Collapseupdated: Fri Sep 12 2008 19:00:00

Officials in northeast Nebraska say four construction workers died in a collapsed trench after one of them fell in and his co-workers tried to rescue him Stewart Mandel: Picking three potential sleepers and bustsupdated: Sat Aug 02 2008 00:28:00

All summer long, I've been getting several thousand variations of the following question, and all summer long, I've been dodging it. Explanation to follow ...

Tornado hits Nebraskaupdated: Fri May 30 2008 10:52:00

Ominous skies in Kearney, Nebraska, where tornadoes reportedly touched down Thursday.

Nebraska court bans the electric chairupdated: Fri Feb 08 2008 15:39:00

A child killer received a reprieve Friday from the Nebraska Supreme Court, which ruled that electrocution, the state's only means of capital punishment, is unconstitutional.

Antidepressant concernsupdated: Wed Dec 12 2007 08:48:00

CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta reports on concerns over antidepressants in the wake of the Nebraska mall shooting. Recently hired coaches try to save recruiting classesupdated: Mon Dec 10 2007 15:36:00

With all the firing and hiring of college football coaches, there has been a lot of interest in the status of prospects already committed to certain schools. It's still early, but it appears as though the new coaches at Nebraska, Texas A&M and Ole Miss might be able to hold their classes together.

I saw 'bodies and blood'updated: Thu Dec 06 2007 05:44:00

Witnesses describe the grisly scene inside the store where a gunman killed at least nine at an Omaha, Nebraska mall.

Witnesses describe chaos, terrifying moments inside mallupdated: Thu Dec 06 2007 05:44:00

Dodging bullets was the last thing on their minds during a busy shopping day less than three weeks before Christmas. 9 Dead in Nebraska Mall Rampageupdated: Wed Dec 05 2007 18:00:00

A man with a rifle opened fire at a busy department store Wednesday filled with holiday shoppers, killing eight people before taking his own life Stewart Mandel: Common misconceptions with bowl selection; moreupdated: Wed Nov 07 2007 15:42:00

Over the past several years, the first Monday in November has become something of my own, personal Groundhog's Day. Stewart Mandel: College Football Mailbagupdated: Wed Oct 17 2007 15:46:00

If two embattled coaches face each other in a game that's not being televised ... will anyone notice? This time of year, you betcha.

Analysis: Hagel's decision a blow to GOP's Senate prospectsupdated: Mon Sep 10 2007 18:08:00

Sen. Chuck Hagel's announcement Monday that he won't seek another term makes the Republican Party's already tough task of trying to take back the Senate in 2008 even tougher. Stewart Mandel: Big Ten can't be serious about expansion; much moreupdated: Wed Aug 01 2007 02:20:00

Over the past few years, I've noticed few topics elicit more curiosity among college football fans than the possibility of a conference shakeup. Though it's now been four years since the last major realignment craze, I still get e-mails nearly every week asking me whether I think School A might one day join Conference B or whether Conference C might annex Schools D and E. Stewart Mandel's Mailbag: Why Callahan nearly made five-worst listupdated: Wed Jul 18 2007 02:51:00

Well, I must have done a halfway decent job on the best and worst coaches rankings this year, seeing as the largest number of complaints involved a coach who was considered, but did not actually make, the five-worst list.

FSB: Another duck on the barbie?updated: Fri Jun 08 2007 02:31:00

Celebrate Dad with the latest high-end meats, cured and cut by small companies. How Nebraska Leaves No Child Behindupdated: Thu May 31 2007 16:10:00

One maverick state devised its own education strategy that bucks the trend toward high-stakes tests and federal control

Ballyneal: An oasis on the high plainsupdated: Tue May 29 2007 11:34:00

When you walk off the 18th green at the Ballyneal Golf and Hunt Club, the vistas of rambling sand dunes, yucca plants and tumbleweed pressed against a vivid, blue northeastern Colorado sky, recall lyrics from a recently released jazz tune. Size mattersupdated: Wed May 23 2007 11:19:00

The NFL began to covet super-sized receivers around the same time that Keyshawn Johnson wrote, Just Give Me the Damn Ball! Dailey lessons updated: Thu May 10 2007 09:17:00

Joe Dailey left his New Jersey home for the Heartland four years ago in search of gridiron glory. Two schools, four head coaches and five offensive systems later, his only enduring legacy is likely to be that of a trivia answer to the question: Who was the quarterback when Nebraska's streak of 35 straight bowl appearances ended in 2004? Quick changeupdated: Fri Feb 16 2007 17:26:00

Connie Yori expected to turn things around when she took over at Nebraska. But even she is a bit surprised by just how big the turnaround has been -- and how quickly it has come.

Justices hear intense arguments on abortion law updated: Wed Nov 08 2006 11:06:00

The graphic details of a disputed abortion procedure filled the Supreme Court on Wednesday as justices voiced concern with a federal ban on that operation.

3rd death linked to E. coli outbreak from tainted spinachupdated: Fri Oct 06 2006 16:12:00

The death of an elderly Nebraska woman has been linked to an outbreak of E. coli from tainted spinach, state health officials said Friday.

CNNMoney: Gerri's reader tipsupdated: Fri Jun 30 2006 11:36:00

We get so many great ideas from readers, we figured we'd pass along some of the best ones from our inbox.

Conventions excite Nebraska activistsupdated: Thu Aug 26 2004 07:58:00

Adam Heupl became interested in politics while sitting at home, watching the 2000 presidential debates with his father.

Green grass-roots at University of Nebraskaupdated: Thu May 06 2004 07:22:00

Cindy Asrir says it's important to have variety in politics.

An interesting perspective on privacy rightsupdated: Wed Mar 31 2004 15:49:00

In connection with his defense of the federal Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act (or PBABA), Attorney General John Ashcroft recently sought to procure the medical records of 45 patients at a Chicago, Illinois, hospital. He contended that because he sought the records without patient identification, privacy concerns were not implicated.

Late-term abortion ban at issue in 3 lawsuitsupdated: Mon Mar 29 2004 11:24:00

A challenge to a federal law banning a certain type of late-term abortion begins Monday in three states, including one where the U.S. Supreme Court struck down a similar state ban four years ago.

UNL students snubbing the voteupdated: Fri Feb 27 2004 09:19:00

Editor's note: Campus Vibe is a feature that provides student perspectives on the 2004 election from selected colleges across the United States. This week's contributor is Amber Brozek, a reporter at the Daily Nebraskan, the student newspaper at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. The views expressed in this article are not necessarily those of CNN, its affiliates or the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Fortune: Playlistupdated: Mon Nov 27 2000 00:01:00

Badlands: A Tribute To Bruce Springsteen's Nebraska Sub Pop

Fortune: How One College Program Runs The Business INSIDE LONGHORN INC.updated: Mon Dec 20 1999 00:01:00

Tom Hicks was beside himself. He couldn't sit in one place. And he couldn't stand. He couldn't even bear to watch at times, but the buoyant CEO and chairman of Hicks Muse Tate & Furst, the giant bu...

Money Magazine: Right Out In The Open A journey to western Nebraska to find something in all that nothingupdated: Sun Nov 01 1998 00:01:00

As a travel columnist, I tend to spend lots of time looking at maps, and this often turns out to be very educational. While recently scanning a map of Nebraska, for example, I noticed that there's ...

Fortune: FORTUNE 5 Hundred Ranked Within Statesupdated: Mon Apr 27 1998 00:01:00

If you tried to rent office space or hire a worker in a major U.S. city recently, you have some idea of just how hot this economy really is. Cities are booming across the U.S., and that means risin...

Fortune: FORTUNE 5 HUNDRED RANKED WITHIN STATESupdated: Mon Apr 28 1997 00:01:00

For the third year in a row the Empire State reigns supreme, with 61 of America's 500 largest companies calling it home. But that margin of victory is eroding: Sunny California, this year's runner-...



Money Magazine: It's a good job, not hard to find updated: Fri Jul 01 1994 00:01:00

YOUR MARCH ARTICLE "THE BEST JOBS in America" did not mention the rapidly growing profession of physician assistant (P.A.). The Department of Labor projects that the P.A. profession will experience...

Fortune: SOCIETY'S ORPHANSupdated: Mon Aug 10 1992 00:01:00

Firefighting practice, caring for animals, a stroll through a tree-shaded neighborhood -- and summer classes -- fill the hours for these kids, residents of Boys Town near Omaha, Nebraska. Few of th...

Money Magazine: THINK IT OVER updated: Wed Jan 01 1992 00:01:00

-- Bet on the heartland to weather the recession better than the rest of the country by buying a mutual fund that invests in firms based in the Dakotas, Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska and Wisconsin. IAI...

Money Magazine: Why you should consider drawing up a living will nowupdated: Wed Aug 01 1990 00:01:00

The Supreme Court's recent first-ever decision in a right-to-die case makes the most convincing argument yet for writing a living will. That's the document stating the circumstances under which you...

Money Magazine: THE 100 SAFEST BANKSupdated: Sun Oct 01 1989 00:01:00

Government regulators are at last dealing with the disaster area known as the savings and loan industry. The enactment in August of the Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery and Enforcement Act, ...

Money Magazine: MONEY magazine contents page May 1988 Volume 17 Number 5 updated: Sun May 01 1988 00:01:00


Fortune: BUSINESS WON'T UNTIE ITS PURSE STRINGS Excess capacity and reform's bigger tax bite will keep a tight lid on corporate investmenupdated: Mon Dec 08 1986 00:01:00

LATELY business investment has been flatter than Kansas, as they say in Nebraska. But interest rates are down, profits are stronger, and employment -- based on October numbers -- is up. Order books...

Fortune: STAY HOME, PLEASE The 50 states are vying for tourists put off by high prices and terrorism abroad.updated: Mon May 12 1986 00:01:00

CURIOSITY SEEKERS have been checking out a strange, 45-foot trailer at shopping malls around the U.S. The truck features colorful posters, stacks of brochures, and two benches where audiences watch...

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