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COVID vaccination rates, cases vary widely among states sending teams to Omaha for CWS

Omaha World-Herald 18 Jun 2021
And the Arizona Wildcats squad comes from a state that is averaging four times more COVID cases per capita than Nebraska ... COVID numbers remain low in Nebraska; vaccination numbers drop ... Nebraska’s percentage of adult population with at least one vaccination shot also ranks 22nd among the states and about average nationally ... Nebraska 63.2% ... Nebraska 9.
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State, local childcare crisis is ‘multifaceted’

The Grand Island Independent 18 Jun 2021
In today’s climate, having child care while holding a job can seem like a luxury ... In a domino effect, the U.S ... “When you lose employees, you lose children,” Sundberg said ... The development of Nebraska’s plan has child care professionals concerned ... The plan is billed to benefit child care providers in rural Nebraska and other lower-populated areas ... .
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Gretna mountain lion highlighted in new book

Omaha World-Herald 17 Jun 2021
Valerie Vierk of Ravenna, Nebraska has published her sixth book, titled “Mountain Lions in Nebraska — The Golden Ghosts Return.” ... to Nebraska ... Since the lion populations are connected, this book contains chapters on Nebraska’s three neighboring states that legally hunt the lions.
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Over 63% of Nebraska adults have had one shot of vaccine

Scottsbluff StarHerald 17 Jun 2021
(AP) — Nebraska is approaching having 70% of its adult population vaccinated for the coronavirus but the pace of distribution of the shots continues to slow down ... Nebraska has 57% of its adults fully vaccinated against the virus ... Nebraska reported 234 new cases last week, down from 254 the week before and 378 two weeks ago.
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‘Tis The Season For Tick-Borne Diseases In Nebraska

Yankton Daily Press 17 Jun 2021
In 2019, officials identified established populations of the black-legged tick in Nebraska for the first time in Douglas, Sarpy, and Saunders counties ... In 2019, established populations of the black-legged tick were detected for the first time in Nebraska in Douglas, Sarpy, and Saunders counties.
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Lincoln Highway that runs through Kearney receives National Scenic Byway designation

Scottsbluff StarHerald 17 Jun 2021
Kloe Sander, Nebraska Press Association ... The writer Kloe Sander is the Nebraska Press Association’s summer intern and is a junior studying journalism and broadcasting at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln ... Potter, population about 300, is something truly special, Nebraska tourism officials agree.
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Morrison Cancer Center prepares to open second location at new Grand Island hospital

Hastings Tribune 17 Jun 2021
“With our academic/community-based approach and 24/7 inpatient/outpatient, comprehensive and passionate care, we have accomplished our goal of providing excellent service to the central Nebraska population,” he said ... Francis announced recently that they are preparing to join Nebraska Cancer Specialists, an independent Omaha-based group, Aug.
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Blitzing the Old Stompin’ Grounds: Frost returns to Kearney for Big Red Blitz

Kearney Hub 17 Jun 2021
KEARNEY — Nebraska football head coach Scott Frost painted Kearney red Wednesday afternoon as he appeared for the annual Big Red Blitz at the Younes Center ... He also gave University of Nebraska at Kearney coach Josh Lynn a quick shout-out as Lynn sat in the back row, talking about the relationship he had with the Loper coach.
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Midlands Voices: Nebraska a 'nuclear sponge'? Let's move away from this Cold War thinking

Omaha World-Herald 17 Jun 2021
It refers to Nebraska, Wyoming, Colorado, Montana and North Dakota, where U.S ... As such, these missiles would draw at least some fire away from other natural targets, such as the national capital in Washington, D.C., or other large population centers ... Let’s take responsibility to lead in making Nebraska, the region, the country and world safer.
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Many States Ending $300 Federal Unemployment Benefits Early

CBS News 17 Jun 2021
Alabama, Idaho, Indiana, and Nebraska are among the states discontinuing the extra $300 on June 19 ... Mississippi has fully vaccinated 28.5 percent of its population, while Vermont has vaccinated 62.7 percent of its population ... Nebraska – June 19.
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COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy is strong in South Dakota

Custer County Chronicle 17 Jun 2021
Montana has vaccinated about 18 percent of its 12-17 population and North Dakota was at 14 percent. Nebraska had 5.2 percent of that age group vaccinated and Iowa had given one dose to 2.5 percent of those 12 to 17 ... percent of the South Dakota population will need to be vaccinated.
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PRINT ONLY VIRUS RDP

Lincoln Journal Star 16 Jun 2021
Nebraska is approaching having 70% of its adult population vaccinated for the coronavirus but the pace of distribution of the shots continues to slow down ... Nebraska has 57% of its adults fully vaccinated against the virus ... Nebraska reported 234 new cases last week, down from 254 the week before and 378 two weeks ago.
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Morrison Cancer Center to open soon in Grand Island

The Grand Island Independent 16 Jun 2021
Copur has been seeing patients for consultation and follow-up at the Central Nebraska Specialty Clinic ... “With our academic/community-based approach and 24/7 inpatient/outpatient, comprehensive and passionate care, we have accomplished our goal of providing excellent service to the central Nebraska population,” he said.
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Lincoln Highway receives National Scenic Byway designation

The Grand Island Independent 16 Jun 2021
Nebraska Press Association ... Travelers chat with locals and learn about this Western Nebraska village and feel at home. Potter, population about 300, is something truly special, Nebraska tourism officials agree ... Nebraska’s portion stretches 450 miles through the towns such as Omaha, Kearney, Ogallala and Kimball.
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District 41 update

Norfolk Daily News 15 Jun 2021
I would consider the recently completed legislative session successful for Nebraska taxpayers ... As required by the Nebraska ... Because of a perceived population shift from rural to urban Nebraska, the redrawing of legislative boundaries will take on particular significance.
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