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Although marijuana use is legal in Colorado, it remains an illicit drug under federal law and in Nebraska.

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In what is believed to be a historical first, Herbster is almost single-handedly bankrolling McCoy's campaign for governor to the tune of nearly $1.9...
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A 2004 decision to move away from state treatment centers is blamed for widening gaps, a contention the state rejects.
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Night hike planned at Homestead National Monument
A night hike is being planned at Homestead National Monument of America in southeast Nebraska.
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Clayton Anderson to appear at Astronomy Day at Morrill Hall
Nebraska astronaut Clayton Anderson will make two presentations during Astronomy Day at the University of Nebraska State Museum in Lincoln.
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Fire departments, Cass County water district fight over hydrants
A rural water district in southeast Nebraska and local firefighters are locking horns over the fire department's use of fire hydrants connected to the rural district's system.
Convicted killer Nikko Jenkins might await his sentence in prison
He could be moved from the Douglas County Jail to a state prison facility before sentencing, a move officials say is not uncommon.
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UNL Extension forester offers tips on tree, shrub planting
More than 1 million tree and shrub seedlings are planted in Nebraska each year, and most of those are planted in spring.
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Nevada, Iowa, driver killed in I-80 crash near Paxton, Neb.
An Iowa woman died and two passengers in her car were injured in a two-vehicle crash early Sunday on Interstate 80 near Paxton.
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Lakes rehab project readied in northern Nebraska
The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission has installed a temporary control structure below Rat and Beaver lakes in Cherry County, part of the preparations for a rehabilitation project.
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Nebraskans sought for resources commission
Gov. Dave Heineman is seeking candidates for the newly expanded Natural Resources Commission.
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Researchers study section of Nebraska sod home
A team of University of Nebraska-Lincoln researchers is examining part of a 110-year-old sod house.
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Keystone XL pipeline backers blast 'political expediency' as foes hail ruling to delay decision
State Department officials provided no new timeline for a final decision, though it appeared likely to stretch beyond the November midterms.
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17 senators in Nebraska Legislature hit their (term) limits
Seventeen lawmakers, who as freshmen replaced the first senators term-limited out of office, reach the same fate.
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Beau McCoy strikes Obama doll in TV ad; Democrats are not happy
Nebraska Democrats on Friday criticized a TV ad showing Republican governor candidate Beau McCoy knocking a Barack Obama doll off a fence post with his hand.
Cult murderer's death row appeal denied, but execution in limbo
This marks the fifth time Michael Ryan, the former religious cult leader convicted of the torture and murder of a follower, has lost an appeal to overturn his death sentence.
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Kelly: A California university president returns to her Nebraska roots on Ivy Day
The main speaker at today's Ivy Day celebration at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is a college president who grew up roping calves and earned her Ph.D. at the prestigious Oxford University in England.
Authorities identify child who died after being struck by Bobcat loader
A 9-year-old boy who died Saturday in an accident south of Ashland has been identified as Grant Johnson.
3 charged in connection with stolen credit card account numbers
Luis J. Silva-Ricardo, 40, Laritza C. Lopez, 36, and Marcos M. Hernandez-Ramirez, 22, was each charged in Hall County Court on Friday with felony theft by deception.
Police: Slaying of woman in Ralston apartment likely over drugs
Ralston authorities believe Amiee Kearns, 42, was a drug dealer who owed money.
Planning Commission gives OK to Kearney development
A mixed-use development in northwest Kearney received the go-ahead from the Kearney Planning Commission.
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Inmate sues Nebraska prison system, says he can't write, visit wife
An inmate is suing the Nebraska prison system, saying a new policy is denying him the ability to visit with or write to his wife, who is also in prison.
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Nebraska senators to study tax issues over break
During the session that ended Thursday, the Legislature approved $412 million in tax relief over the next five years.
Primary battle between Battiato, Morrissey may be only race
UNMC appoints new dean for the college of dentistry
Jeff Corwin hopes to build connection with nature at Nebraska Science Festival
Metro transit recommends streetcar, rapid-transit bus line for Omaha
6-mile stretch of Highway 75 is the road not taken
After decades looking in, Republican Dan Frei seeks chance to take action
Cause of Omaha power outage along Regency Parkway unclear
Ben Sasse, Shane Osborn try to pin label of D.C. insider on each other
Curious about government salaries? Look no further
Easter Sunday temperatures climb into 80s in Omaha area
Omaha police investigate two nonfatal shootings
City Council to vote on adding Bluffs pedestrian safety lights
Sole big donor to Beau McCoy says he expects nothing in return
Convicted killer Nikko Jenkins might await his sentence in prison
Kelly: 70 years after a deadly D-Day rehearsal, Omahan, WWII vet will return to Europe
Midlands runners ready for Boston Marathon
Families from area shelters treated to meal at Old Chicago
Firefighters battle brush fire near Fontenelle Forest
Sioux City riverboat casino prepares to close, still hoping to be saved
Omaha high schoolers to help canvass for Heartland 2050
Mizzou alumni aim to attract veterinary students to Henry Doorly Zoo
Grant ensures that Sioux City can start building children's museum
Party looks to 'nudge' women into public office in Iowa
For birthday, Brownell-Talbot student opts to give, not get
Two taken to hospital after fire at Benson home
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Kelly: 70 years after a deadly D-Day rehearsal, Omahan, WWII vet will return to Europe
A World War II veteran from Omaha will return this week to Europe to commemorate a tragedy in the run-up to D-Day.
Dickson’s Week in Review, April 13-19
On Twitter some guy tweeted that the spring game isn’t taken as seriously as a regular-season contest. What was your first clue? When the head coach entered waving a cat aloft?
Kelly: A California university president returns to her Nebraska roots on Ivy Day
The main speaker at today's Ivy Day celebration at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is a college president who grew up roping calves and earned her Ph.D. at the prestigious Oxford University in England.
Breaking Brad: Stuck in a claw machine? You get no Easter candy
I know of one kid in Lincoln who will be receiving a lump of coal from the Easter Bunny, just as soon as he's extricated from that bowling alley claw machine.
Breaking Brad: Mountain lion season's over, but the bunny's fair game!
Thursday was the last day of a Nebraska Legislature session. Before leaving town, legislators passed a bill to hold a lottery to hunt the Easter Bunny.
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