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No unity in testimony on Nebraska Legislature's resolution alleging federal overreach

Omaha World-Herald 07 May 2021
LINCOLN — A legislative firebrand on Thursday called for Nebraska lawmakers to "maintain and defend" the U.S ... Nebraska lawmakers nix proposal to give more state aid to rural school districts ... Nebraska lawmakers advance bill to boost shovel-ready arts, museum, sports projects ... "We need you to hold the line in Nebraska.".
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Potential in post-pandemic local tourism, directors say

Scottsbluff StarHerald 07 May 2021
As the global pandemic halted travel, shuttered restaurants and closed bars, Nebraska’s tourism sector shrunk under the pressure. Now, with vaccinations increasing and the economy recovering, Nebraska Tourism Commission Director John Ricks told local tourism officials things are looking up ... were interested in traveling to Nebraska.
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Geiler will keep his pumpkin head home this weekend when he headlines TADA comedy show

Lincoln Journal Star 07 May 2021
Geiler, a Nebraska Wesleyan graduate, has built an act based on improvised songs, all of which are created from audience suggestions ... Larry also was part-owner of a now-defunct sports bar in Omaha, the Scarlet & Cream Letter Club, with former Huskers ... "When I moved to Florida, I never forgot my Nebraska roots." ... Nebraska Cornhuskers in any sport.
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Compromise on committee makeup allows school finance study to move forward in Legislature

Omaha World-Herald 07 May 2021
With the promise of a compromise in hand, state lawmakers advanced a bill on Thursday to create a committee that will study public school finance in Nebraska ... Bill requiring COVID protections for meatpacking plant workers advances in Nebraska Legislature ... Nebraska lawmakers advance bill to boost shovel-ready arts, museum, sports projects.
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What's Going On: Master blues showman back at Zoo Bar; UNL Clay Club sale on Saturday

Lincoln Journal Star 06 May 2021
Nebraska lawmakers advance bill to boost shovel-ready arts, museum, sports projects ... A view of Nebraska's football practice, Wednesday, April 7, 2021, at Hawks Championship Center ... Nebraska's Taylor Christopulos dismounts from the rings on Saturday, April 3, 2021, during the Big Ten Gymnastics Championships at Devaney Sports Center.
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Plan to replace all taxes with consumption tax falls short in Nebraska Legislature

Omaha World-Herald 06 May 2021
LINCOLNState lawmakers balked Wednesday at a proposal to scrap Nebraska's existing taxes and replace them with a first-in-the-nation consumption tax ... Nebraska lawmakers advance bill to boost shovel-ready arts, museum, sports projects ... "When it's all done and it's all put in place, the winners will be the people of Nebraska.".
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Terry Gilliland leaves behind many lives he touched during long teaching, coaching career

Scottsbluff StarHerald 06 May 2021
He was more than a coach and activities director at Mitchell, he also was coach, part-owner and organizer of the Nebraska Storm. The Storm was a semi-pro football that allowed former players a way to continue playing the sport they loved ... Gilliland has been recognized in many ways for his contributions to youth and high school sports.
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Census figures to arrive earlier, averting 'major problems' with Nebraska's 2022 election

Omaha World-Herald 06 May 2021
LINCOLNState election officials said Wednesday that Nebraska dodged "major problems" in preparing for the 2022 election after getting word that U.S ... The Nebraska Legislature redraws districts for state legislators, U.S ... Nebraska lawmakers advance bill to boost shovel-ready arts, museum, sports projects ... Meet the Nebraska state senators.
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High school soccer roundup: Lincoln Southeast boys defeat Omaha Westside in district final

Omaha World-Herald 06 May 2021
Nebraska high school sports notable games, top performers ... All-Nebraska soccer teams through the years ... Brenna Ochoa, Bailey Cascio, Miranda Swift, Ed Gordon, Adam Dejka, Cassie Legband, Alvaro Elizarraga, Hannah Davis, Jack Finocchiaro, Jaylin Bosak are the 2016 All-Nebraska Soccer Team.
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Lily Novacek breaks record as Kearney High girls fourth at Heartland Athletic Conference

Kearney Hub 06 May 2021
By BUCK MAHONEY. Hub Sports Editor ... GRAND ISLAND — Lily Novacek always has had the right frame of mind ... Then she will change uniforms and sports, joining the University of Nebraska at Kearney volleyball team ... “I’m so excited ... They’re just both amazing programs and I know they’re going to help me get so much better in both sports,” she said ... Photos ... .
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Iowa high school soccer observations: Checking in on the last unbeatens

The Gazette Cedar Rapids 06 May 2021
Vinton-Shellsburg won 5-0. (Jim Slosiarek/The Gazette) ... 2A No ... No ... 1A No ... Waukee’s dominance ... West Liberty junior Jahsiah Galvan is a 3-star football recruit with an offer from Nebraska, but he isn’t limiting himself to that sport this spring ... Galvan demonstrates ball skills and passing ability that can only be developed through years playing the sport ... .
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Nebraska lawmakers advance bill to boost shovel-ready arts, museum, sports projects

News-Press Now 05 May 2021
News of the first coronavirus death in the United States broke the same day that the Blue River Arts Council unveiled plans to renovate the historic Isis movie theater in Crete, Nebraska ... But within three weeks, Saline County was one of Nebraska's COVID-19 hotspots and the council had put its fundraising drive on hold.
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Nebraska six-man football grad Ryan Langan has had long road to the NFL

Omaha World-Herald 05 May 2021
The former six-man player from central Nebraska signed as a free agent with the Los Angeles Chargers on Saturday night following the NFL draft ... Langan said he didn't become interested in long snapping until he watched an Iowa-Nebraska game from the stands ... Langan was back at his parents' house in Cedar Rapids, Nebraska, for the draft ... Nebraska.
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Riverside grad Ryan Langan has had long road from six-man football to the NFL

Omaha World-Herald 05 May 2021
The former six-man player from central Nebraska signed as a free agent with the Los Angeles Chargers on Saturday night following the NFL draft ... Langan said he didn't become interested in long snapping until he watched an Iowa-Nebraska game from the stands ... Langan was back at his parents' house in Cedar Rapids, Nebraska, for the draft ... Nebraska.
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Gov. Ricketts defends new media credentialing process as 'neutral'

Omaha World-Herald 05 May 2021
Nebraska lawmakers nix proposal to give more state aid to rural school districts ... Nebraska lawmakers advance bill to boost shovel-ready arts, museum, sports projects ... Ricketts, on Wednesday, said that "a dialogue" was continuing with Media of Nebraska about the new credentialing process ... Nebraska gets $50 million for dam destroyed during 2019 floods.
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