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RECAP: All of Wednesday’s biggest stories

Sandhills Express 06 May 2021
A recap of the biggest Wednesday stories from across Nebraska. ... Unmanned plane crashes in Merrick County ... Thunderstorms, tornados across Nebraska ... Norfolk Senior Citizen Center opens for activities. Nebraska allows more fireworks but shortages expected this season. .

York County passes resolution in support of Second Amendment

York News-Times 05 May 2021
“Whereas Article 1, Section1-1 of the Nebraska Constitution ... “Now, therefore, be it resolved, that the York County Board of Commissioners hereby declare that we support the rights and liberties of all York County citizens guaranteed by the United States and Nebraska Constitutions.

Midlands Voices: Nebraska lawmakers should reject this radical resolution

Omaha World-Herald 05 May 2021
Nebraska citizens, as members of the second house, may provide commentary on proposals ... While “only a resolution,” it is a government document which formally, legally, speaks on behalf of the people of Nebraska. We, at the League of Women Voters Nebraska, know this is a mischaracterization of the majority of our friends and neighbors.

From World-Herald archives: Deputy says Iranian student 'died elsewhere'

Omaha World-Herald 05 May 2021
Two of the victim's friends said Monday that Miss Dehghanpour might have been abducted as she tried to return to her apartment from the University of Nebraska at Omaha, where she was a student ... The FBI does not normally investigate deaths of foreign citizens in the United States unless there is a suspected violation of federal law, or if the U.S.

UNMC's multibillion-dollar Project NExT reaches 'key milestone'

Omaha World-Herald 05 May 2021
UNMC and Nebraska Medicine already have done a good deal of training through the system and expect to ramp up again soon ... During the pandemic, UNMC and Nebraska Medicine helped care for American citizens returned from Wuhan, China and from a virus-sticken cruise ship ... UNMC and Nebraska Medicine will participate in the study with the other sites.

Nebraska disability advocate Tim Kolb, 74, left his mark on state law

Fremont Tribune 04 May 2021
He was board president of Independence Rising, formerly the Center for Independent Living of Central Nebraska, and a member of the Monroe-Meyer Institute's Community Advisory Board, the Nebraska Consortium for Citizens With Disabilities, the Nebraska Statewide Independent Living Council, Disability Rights Nebraska and more.�.

Lance Morgan: My uncle was denied burial in Sioux City because he was a Native American

Omaha World-Herald 02 May 2021
Nebraska’s history is filled with interesting stories about Native Americans ... Representing Nebraska, a statue of Chief Standing Bear is on display in the U.S ... La Flesche’s achievements as a physician are remarkable, she was not considered an American citizen because of her race ... I am a member of the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska ... citizen.

Timothy Lee Kolb

Hastings Tribune 02 May 2021
He was a member of the Nebraska Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities (NCCD) ... Advisory Council, Nebraska Developmental Disabilities Council, Vocational Rehabilitation, Nebraska Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities, The ARC of Nebraska and the League of Human Dignity.

Madison County joins growing list of ‘sanctuary' counties

Norfolk Daily News 28 Apr 2021
Among other things, the resolution states that the county shall defend the rights and liberties of all county citizens, which are guaranteed by the U.S. and Nebraska constitutions ... “I don’t like the idea of a federal mandate coming into the county with law-abiding citizens having (their guns taken away).”.

Peffley: National Arbor Day set aside to recognize the importance of trees

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal 27 Apr 2021
Arbor Day was the idea of Julius Sterling Morton of Nebraska City, Nebraska ... Morton noticed the lack of trees in Nebraska and encouraged citizens to set aside a specific day to plant a tree. He submitted to the Nebraska State Board of Agriculture a resolution “to set aside ...

Sen. Eliot Bostar digging in deep as Lincoln's newest senator

Hastings Tribune 26 Apr 2021
Four months into his first legislative session, Bostar is a big fan of Nebraska's unique one-house, nonpartisan system and the broad range of its 49 state senators ... Can high-quality air filters boost Nebraska K-12 student achievement? Pilot project sought ... It is imperative that we hear from the true taxpayers of Nebraska.".

Watch now: Illinois General Assembly passes hundreds of bills as session end approaches

Dispatch Argus 26 Apr 2021
Those conversations will allow us to better understand our citizens and for the citizens to better understand the police ... Fremont, Nebraska, Police Chief Jeff Elliott ... Lincoln, Nebraska, Police Department Officer Erin Spilker ... Columbus, Nebraska, Police Chief Charles Sherer ... Lincoln, Nebraska, Acting Police Chief Brian Jackson.

Some Nebraska prison inmates will be allowed cellphones, thanks to policy change

Omaha World-Herald 26 Apr 2021
LINCOLN — Some Nebraska prison inmates will be allowed to carry cellphones under a new policy designed to help prisoners arrange jobs and adjust to life on the outside ... “I see this as a reasonable transition to becoming a good citizen,” Houston said ... Nebraska corrections official resigns in protest over decision to deny inmate's abortion.

Agenda for upcoming county commissioners meeting

Norfolk Daily News 25 Apr 2021
Commissioners will receive a presentation on dental and vision insurance for county employees, review the 2020 noxious weed program with a representative from the Nebraska Department of ...