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Tornado obliterates Nebraska town, killing child and injuring 16

June 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

(Reuters) – A swarm of tornadoes, some appearing two at a time, struck several farming communities in northeastern Nebraska on Monday, killing at least one person and injuring 16 others in one tiny town obliterated by a direct hit, officials said.

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Female mountain lion’s death ends Neb. Panhandle season

February 27, 2014 in Uncategorized

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A hunter’s killing of a female mountain lion has automatically ended the second season in the Panhandle area where it was taken.

The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission said the 102-pound animal was killed Wednesday in Sher…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

TransCanada to push on with Keystone XL as obstacles mount

February 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

TransCanada Corp said on Thursday that it will not back away from the controversial Keystone XL pipeline despite an unfavorable Nebraska court ruling and more than five years of political wrangling in Washington over the project.
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TransCanada to push on with Keystone XL as obstacles mount

February 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

TransCanada Corp said on Thursday that it will not back away from the controversial Keystone XL pipeline despite an unfavorable Nebraska court ruling and more than five years of political wrangling in Washington over the project.
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Cause of deadly Omaha plant explosion unknown

January 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — After a blast caused much of an Omaha manufacturing plant to collapse, some workers found themselves buried in debris and others scrambled for their lives.

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Sioux Falls bail bondsman lands role in ‘Nebraska’

December 22, 2013 in Uncategorized

SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A Sioux Falls bail bondsman has a role in the upcoming movie “Nebraska.” Kevin Kunkel told KDLT-TV he responded to a post on Facebook and was only thinking about being an extra in Alexander Payne’s film about a man walking …continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Sioux Falls bail bondsman lands role in ‘Nebraska’

December 22, 2013 in Uncategorized

SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A Sioux Falls bail bondsman has a role in the upcoming movie “Nebraska.” Kevin Kunkel told KDLT-TV he responded to a post on Facebook and was only thinking about being an extra in Alexander Payne’s film about a man walking …continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Weather Service: Neb. tornado may have been EF4

October 7, 2013 in Uncategorized

By Kevin Murphy

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A tornado that ripped through Nebraska, injuring 15 people and flattening buildings, may have reached a wind velocity of up to 200 miles per hour, the National Weather Service said on Saturday.

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Nebraska county board rejects anti-pipeline measure

July 23, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

YORK, Neb. A board of county commissioners on Tuesday rejected a resolution opposing placement of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline in the southeast Nebraska county.
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Nebraska county board rejects anti-pipeline measure

July 23, 2013 in The Daily Republic

Three commissioners opposed the measure and two supported it, the York News-Times reported.
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