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  • University of Nebraska to host seminar on USDA small business grants

    LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The University of Nebraska is hosting a presentation on how small businesses can secure grants from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The seminar will take place on July 31 at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's East Union, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. USDA National Program...

  • Douglas County retirees lose health plan challenge

    Douglas County is not obligated to contribute the same amount to retiree health plans as it does for active employees, the Nebraska Supreme Court has ruled.

  • Nebraska's Cooper nuke plant celebrates 40th year

    BROWNVILLE, Neb. (AP) — The Cooper nuclear plant in southeast Nebraska recently celebrated its 40th anniversary. The Nebraska Public Power District, which owns the plant near Brownville, said Cooper plays an important role in supplying electricity to the state. NPPD Chief Nuclear Officer Oscar...

  • Nebraska refuses to disclose oil train records

    LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska officials have refused to disclose the details of crude oil shipments railroads haul through the state. The Nebraska Emergency Management Agency says it plans to keep the information railroads provided confidential. Officials say the information is proprietary and...

  • Wheat harvest well underway in southern Nebraska

    LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture says the wheat harvest is well underway in southern Nebraska. The USDA says that as of Sunday, 13 percent of the state's crop had been harvested, half the average of 26 percent by the date. The crop was rated 49 percent good or excellent....

  • Minimum wage push shows ballot measure hurdles in Nebraska

    Supporters of a higher minimum wage claimed victory last week in their effort to place the issue on the November ballot, but getting it there wasn't easy.

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