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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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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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Facebook To Take Down Anti-Lockdown Protests [Video]

Facebook To Take Down Anti-Lockdown Protests

Facebook announced it would remove anything promoting anti-lockdown protests in California, New Jersey and Nebraska. According to Business Insider, the company must determine whether protests violate..

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US Judge Cancels Permit for Keystone XL Pipeline [Video]

US Judge Cancels Permit for Keystone XL Pipeline

Judge Brian Morris canceled a permit for the Keystone XL oil pipeline that’s expected to stretch from Canada to Nebraska.

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Nebraska Sen. Ben Sasse criticized criticized for telling students China is to blame for covid-19

nebraska sen. ben sasse criticized criticized for telling students china is to blame for covid-19
4 minutes ago FREMONT, Neb. — U.S. Sen. Ben Sasse’s attempt at humor during a speech at a Nebraska high school’s online commencement — which included jokes about students’ fitness and..
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AP Top Stories 5P

Here's the latest for Tuesday May 12th: Warning in the Senate about reopening country too soon; Florida restaurants begin to reopen; Aid package announced in India; In-person voting returns in..
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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

Nebraska holds statewide elections including a presidential primary Tuesday while one rural Wisconsin Congressional district holds a second election in five weeks amid the coronavirus pandemic. (May..
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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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Leaning Tower of Dallas, John Glenn, blue lobster: News from around our 50 states

Murder conviction sticks for woman tied to 'Nebraska' killing spree, Oklahoma's rebrand tarnished by exclusion of Native American roots, and more
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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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Nebraska-Bound China Coronavirus Airlift Flight Lands At Travis Air Force Base

nebraska-bound china coronavirus airlift flight lands at travis air force base
TRAVIS AIR FORCE BASE (CBS SF) — Health officials screened passengers for any sign of the coronavirus early Friday aboard a fourth flight airlifting American citizens out of China as it refueled at..
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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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Night-flying drone squadrons baffle rural US West

Residents in rural Colorado and Nebraska report seeing scores of blinking, noisy drones over their homes.
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‘It’s Creepy’: Unexplained Drones Are Swarming by Night Over Colorado

Sheriffs in western Nebraska and eastern Colorado say they don’t know who’s flying the drones — or why. The F.A.A. is investigating.
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Govt committed to wipe out terrorism, left-wing extremism in NE: Amit Shah


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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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Jitendra Singh announces pilot projects in J&K, Ladakh, NE for peaceful applications of nuclear energy


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Nebraska the first state to help Trump's quest for citizenship data

After the president's plan for a Census citizenship question failed, he asked states to share their driver's license records
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A climate reckoning in the heartland

A historic flood in March 2019 left much of America's heartland under water. Grain farmers already struggling to bounce back from the Chinese trade war must now grapple with the realities of climate..
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Sen. Ben Sasse says the digital revolution is "undermining" our sense of local community

Sen. Ben Sasse, R-Nebraska, joins John Dickerson to discuss his new book "Them: Why We Hate Each Other - And How to Heal."
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Nature: Flowers of Oglala National Grasslands

"Sunday Morning" displays some true "flower power" at the Oglala National Grasslands in Nebraska. Videographer: Jamie McDonald.
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"It gives me hope that nature will manage in spite of us"

Every year, primatologist Jane Goodall and wildlife photographer Tom Mangelsen meet up in Nebraska to observe a great migratory spectacle.
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Ex-Senators warn 2020 Democrats not to ignore rural voters

Former Democratic Senators Joe Donnelly of Indiana and Heidi Heitkamp of Nebraska are starting a program focusing on helping the party reconnect with rural voters. They say that's the key to winning..
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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

Parts of Colorado and Nebraska saw a coating of snow on October 9 and 10.
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Scuba pumpkins, whey vodka, acorn bumper crop: News from around our 50 states

Nebraska’s state insect seems to be losing its buzz, Catholic church in Kentucky takes stand against Trump policies, and more
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Citizenship (amendment) bill protests erupt in NE ahead of Amit Shah's visit to Mizoram


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

There have been 12 deaths and 805 confirmed and probable cases so far, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) latest data as of Thursday.
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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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Hopes for trade breakthrough fade as China cancels U.S. farm visits

A U.S.-China trade deal appeared elusive on Friday after Chinese officials unexpectedly canceled a visit to farms in Montana and Nebraska amid two days of ongoing talks in Washington.
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Senator Ben Sasse, Vocal Trump Critic, Goes Mum After President’s Endorsement

The surprise endorsement has put Mr. Sasse, Republican of Nebraska, in an awkward spot. But it will help fend off his primary challenger.
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NCAA Re-Rank 1-130: LSU soars to No. 2 behind explosive new offense, while Nebraska tumbles

LSU and its new and explosive offense soars to No. 2 in the USA TODAY Sports college football re-rank after Week 2.
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Nebraska Supreme Court Approves Controversial Keystone XL Pipeline Plan

nebraska supreme court approves controversial keystone xl pipeline plan
The Nebraska Supreme Court approved an alternative route for TC Energy Corp's Keystone XL oil pipeline that will bring crude oil from Alberta, Canada, to Steele City, NE, on Friday, according to..
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'He truly was there': Nebraska photographer helps teen honor fallen Army father in senior photos

Photographer Susanne Beckmann shared photos of Julia Yllescas that were edited to include her Army father who was killed in Afghanistan.
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A GOP lawmaker from Nebraska accused his party of 'white supremacy.' They told him to leave

State Sen. John McCollister, tweeting after the shootings in Dayton and El Paso, said President Donald Trump "stokes racist fears in his base."
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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

A teacher from Nebraska unearthed the largest diamond found at an Arkansas state park so far this year.  
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Nebraska man finds 2.12 carat diamond at state park

John Lanik discovered the largest diamond found in the state park this year
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America’s Farmers, Reeling from Floods, Face a New Problem: No Water

The breach of an irrigation canal left more than 100,000 acres of farmland in Nebraska and Wyoming without water at a critical point in the growing cycle.
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Previewing the new CBSN Original "A Climate Reckoning In The Heartland" with Executive Producer Adam Yamaguchi

CBSN Originals Correspondent and Executive Producer Adam Yamaguchi joins CBSN to discuss the new documentary "A Climate Reckoning In The Heartland." Adam discusses his experiences following a Nebraska..
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Farmers reckon with the idea of "climate change" amid a changing climate

Thousands across the Midwest are still struggling to recover after historic flooding left entire towns and farms underwater. In a new “CBSN Originals” documentary, Adam Yamaguchi meets a Nebraska..
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