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The Public Pulse: Picking a Medicare plan is no cakewalk; debate on drug policy

Omaha World-Herald 27 Oct 2021
I am one — a senior citizen reviewing choices for Medicare 2022 ... Then I looked at the 12 Medicare Medigap plans in Nebraska ... There are 22 policies in Nebraska ... Does the governor want the citizens of Nebraska to think this is all done? What is his goal? Certainly not the health and safety of citizens of the Panhandle.
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Gothenburg native, wife honored at Aksarben Ball

The North Platte Telegraph 26 Oct 2021
Gothenburg native Tonn Ostergard and his wife, Holly, received the Aksarben Ball’s highest honor Saturday night, being named the Most Honored Citizens of Aksarben for 2021. The ball celebrating volunteerism and community service has been a Nebraska tradition since 1895 ... The Ostergards are both native Nebraskans and University of Nebraska alumni.
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The week's best quotes on rodeos, redistricting and relief

Lincoln Journal Star 26 Oct 2021
Nebraska is one big small town." ... It taught us that the citizens of Lincoln, Lancaster County and the whole state of Nebraska want these kinds of events.” -- Kendra Ronnau, president of the Lancaster County Agricultural Society, which manages the event center, on what officials learned after putting on the National High School Finals Rodeo this year.
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The Public Pulse: Political money corrupts; 'Food stamp military'

Omaha World-Herald 24 Oct 2021
Wake up, Nebraska! We are about to go the way of Arizona (purple), they are taking down Jeff Fortenberry and get ready for him to be replaced by a Democrat ... We need to pass LR 14 here in Nebraska ... To help stem the advance of global warming/climate change, Nebraska needs a statute granting solar access rights to all of our citizens.
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Holly and Tonn Ostergard named 2021 Most Honored Citizens at Aksarben Ball

Lincoln Journal Star 24 Oct 2021
Celebrating volunteerism and community service through recognition at the Aksarben Ball has been a beloved Nebraska tradition since 1895 ... Nearly 2,100 people attended Saturday night commemorating that "Now is the Time" for togetherness and Nebraska pride ... Aksarben has been proudly awarding scholarships to Nebraska students for over 60 years.
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Event center breaks even on rodeo but eyes gambling revenue to continue booking big events

Lincoln Journal Star 24 Oct 2021
“It taught us that the citizens of Lincoln, Lancaster County and the whole state of Nebraska want these kinds of events.”. The University of Nebraska-Lincoln is doing a study to determine the economic impact, but one indicator is encouraging ... Dickerson attributes that showing to the marketing campaign, which won a Nebraska Tourism Industry Award.
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International Footprinters award remembers Officer Herrera

Lincoln Journal Star 23 Oct 2021
Chapter #44 – one of 20 in the nation and the only one of its kind in Nebraska – also received the 2021 Judge Elvin Sheehy Award for Best Achievement by a Chapter of 50 or fewer members ... Nebraska State Patrol ... He served the citizens of Nebraska for 33 years ... Nebraska Department of Correctional Services ... University of Nebraska-Lincoln Police Department.
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COVID-19 hospitalizations down

Norfolk Daily News 21 Oct 2021
With statewide vaccinations, 68.13% of Nebraska citizens are fully ...
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Senator Blood visits Syracuse

Nebraska City News-Press 20 Oct 2021
Senator Blood represents the third district in the Nebraska Legislature and is the only Democrat thus far running for Governor ... Carol Blood, a native Nebraskan, grew up on a farm in southwest Nebraska ... She also promised to return to southeast Nebraska and meet with the citizens in this area.
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Letter to the Editor

Nebraska City News-Press 20 Oct 2021
Nebraska City News-Press ... I want to thank our fellow Nebraska Citian Jim Kuhn for his recent contribution to this space, titled MY TOWN ... Jim expressed his love for Nebraska City and his eagerness to help out with whatever he can in our community. I am grateful we have a dedicated citizen like Jim Kuhn in our midst ... Nebraska City.
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Sen. Dave Murman: Opposed to COVID-19 vaccine mandates

Hastings Tribune 20 Oct 2021
The intention of the bill is “To maintain the individual liberty, parental rights, and free market principles of the citizens and businesses of Nebraska during a state of emergency declared by the Governor, or anytime thereafter, it is the right of each citizen, the right of ...
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Holdrege Business Hall of Fame inductees to be honored

The Grand Island Independent 17 Oct 2021
McKeone, who has 20 years of experience in rural community and economic development and was named the 2013 Nebraska Economic Developer of the Year, said communities that create emotional engagement of their citizens have more success with talent recruitment, resident retention and investor confidence.
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Jim McKee: Evolution of a Nebraska auto seller

Lincoln Journal Star 17 Oct 2021
In 1908-09, at about the age of 17, Markel opened his agency in a two-story, masonry building in downtown Nebraska City ... History Nebraska ... 385, which was purchased by a private citizen in 1896 and transferred to History Nebraska in 1936, it's commemorated by a Pony Express marker and holds a place on the National Register of Historic Places.
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In search warrant, State Patrol says they think woman missing since June 16 may have ...

Lincoln Journal Star 17 Oct 2021
Nebraska tax collections beat expectations in September by $100M ... Nebraska AG ... 15 more Nebraska ghost towns ... History Nebraska ... Nebraska Tourism ... 385, which was purchased by a private citizen in 1896 and transferred to History Nebraska in 1936, it's commemorated by a Pony Express marker and holds a place on the National Register of Historic Places.
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Could Nebraska lawmakers pass a Texas-style abortion ban?

Omaha World-Herald 16 Oct 2021
Nebraska lawmakers who have sponsored legislation limiting abortion expect anti-abortion proposals again next year, and so does a lawmaker who has proposed legislation to increase access ... While courts have blocked other states’ attempts at similar restrictions, this law differs by putting enforcement in the hands of private citizens.
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