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Nebraska: State in the United States
Nebraska is a state that lies both in the Great Plains and in the Midwestern United States. It is bordered by South Dakota to the north; Iowa to the east and Missouri to the southeast, both across the Missouri River; Kansas to the south; Colorado to the southwest; and Wyoming to the west. It is the only triply landlocked U.S. state.

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No Mask For You! Governor Threatens To Withhold $100m In Aid Over Mask Flap [Video]

No Mask For You! Governor Threatens To Withhold $100m In Aid Over Mask Flap

Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts is playing hardball to stop city and county governments from making wearing masks in public mandatory. According to Business Insider, Gov. Ricketts threatened to withhold..

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Protesters demand shutdown of virus-hit meat plant [Video]

Protesters demand shutdown of virus-hit meat plant

Protesters gathered to demand the shutdown of the Farmer John meatpacking plant in Vernon, California on Thursday, where a coronavirus outbreak has infected over 150 people and counting. Ryan Brooks..

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Chris Janicek, a Nebraska Democrat, Is Urged to Drop Out of Senate Race Over Sexual Texts

Chris Janicek, the party’s nominee, faced calls from state Democrats to end his campaign after making sexually explicit comments about a campaign staffer in a group text that included her.
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Nebraska, Wisconsin voting despite pandemic

Some voters in Nebraska and part of Wisconsin turned out in person to vote despite the coronavirus pandemic. (May 12)  
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Nebraska, Wisconsin hold elections amid virus

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Facebook removes anti-quarantine protest events in some U.S. states

Facebook Inc said on Monday that it has removed events in Nebraska, New Jersey and California promoting protests against stay-at-home measures amid the COVID-19 pandemic caused by the new coronavirus.
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Nebraska Mall Plans to Reopen, With Temperature Checks by Salespeople

As businesses struggle with how to reopen in a pandemic, one Nebraska shopping mall offers a controversial plan.
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As Coronavirus Looms, a Hospital Begins Sterilizing Masks for Reuse

Surgical masks are supposed to be used just once. But doctors in Nebraska are attempting a novel experiment as gear shortages arise.
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Impact of March Madness without fans (or no NCAA tournament) could be dire for businesses

"It's a little spooky right now," one bar owner in Omaha, Nebraska says of the NCAA tournament being planned to play without fans -- if it is played.
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Crazy day in Big Ten: Coach falls ill, coronavirus concerns heighten, questions linger

As games were canceled around the country, Nebraska saw its coach fall ill and leave the game during the last basketball games to played with fans.
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Can-Am Crown, basilica declaration, landfill park: News from around our 50 states

Controversial Klan rally may return to Ohio town, payouts kept coming for ex-Goodwill CEO in Nebraska, and more
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Two women cleared to leave virus quarantine

Two more people exposed to a new virus on a cruise ship have been released from quarantine in Nebraska. Monday's release is bittersweet for Jeri Seratti-Goldman and Joanne Kirkland, whose husbands..
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Only three U.S. states can test for coronavirus: public lab group

California, Nebraska and Illinois are the only U.S. states that can currently test for coronavirus, the Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL) told Reuters on Friday.
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Dozens of people leaving Nebraska virus quarantine

Nearly 60 people evacuated from the virus outbreak in China are being released after 14 days in quarantine in Nebraska. (Feb. 20)  
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Hoibergs set for father-son matchup

Fred and Jack Hoiberg will be on opposite benches when Michigan State visits Nebraska on Thursday night. Fred is in his first season as Nebraska coach and Jack is a sophomore reserve guard for Michigan..
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Some cruise ship passengers in Nebraska quarantine

Officials said at a news conference Monday afternoon that 13 people in the National Quarantine Unit at UNMC have tested either positive or are likely to test positive for this new virus. (Feb. 17)  
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China evacuees to be quarantined in Nebraska

Officials say American evacuees from the growing coronavirus outbreak in China will be flying into Omaha as soon as Thursday to be quarantined at a nearby Nebraska National Guard training base. (Feb...
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Task force formed to probe source of mysterious drones over Colorado

The night-time drone flights over parts of rural Colorado and Nebraska that have baffled investigators will now be the subject of a multi-agency task force, federal and state authorities announced on..
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‘It’s Creepy’: Unexplained Drones Are Swarming by Night Over Colorado

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Teacher brings Christmas joy by transforming an elementary school into a winter wonderland

A teacher from Hitchcock County, Nebraska lined the halls with snow, penguins, Christmas trees and an igloo to bring Christmas magic to her students.
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Nebraska the first state to help Trump's quest for citizenship data

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A climate reckoning in the heartland

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Sen. Ben Sasse says the digital revolution is "undermining" our sense of local community

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Nature: Flowers of Oglala National Grasslands

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"It gives me hope that nature will manage in spite of us"

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Ex-Senators warn 2020 Democrats not to ignore rural voters

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He Tried E-Cigarettes to Quit Smoking. Doctors Say Vaping Led to His Death.

Months after John Steffen died in Nebraska, officials said his death was part of a mysterious outbreak of vaping-related deaths and illnesses.
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Western US gets a peak into winter season with early snowfall

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Scuba pumpkins, whey vodka, acorn bumper crop: News from around our 50 states

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Factbox: Vaping-related illnesses cause 13 U.S. deaths; Nebraska latest

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Ohio State prepares for toughest challenge yet

Ohio State coach Ryan Day and his players talk about the challenge posed by Nebraska on Saturday. (Sept. 24)  
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Senator Ben Sasse, Vocal Trump Critic, Goes Mum After President’s Endorsement

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NCAA Re-Rank 1-130: LSU soars to No. 2 behind explosive new offense, while Nebraska tumbles

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'He truly was there': Nebraska photographer helps teen honor fallen Army father in senior photos

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A GOP lawmaker from Nebraska accused his party of 'white supremacy.' They told him to leave

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Six teams snubbed from the preseason Amway Coaches Poll

Army, Miami (Fla.) and Nebraska are among six teams not ranked in the preseason Amway Coaches Poll that should have been there.
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Largest diamond spotted in Arkansas state park this year was discovered by a teacher

A teacher from Nebraska unearthed the largest diamond found at an Arkansas state park so far this year.
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Diamond in the rough: Teacher finds largest diamond seen in Arkansas state park this year

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Nebraska man finds 2.12 carat diamond at state park

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Nebraska woman arrested after scaling Mount Rushmore with bare feet and no rope

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