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What I want to see in a bipartisan infrastructure update agreement

The Grand Island Independent 27 Jul 2021
When I drafted the Build Nebraska Act in 2010 and introduced it in the 2011 Nebraska Legislature, it took time ... That’s how we do this in Nebraska, and it works ... These formulas ensure that less densely populated states like Nebraska don’t lose out ... Deb Fischer is Nebraska’s senior member of the U.S.

Memories and connections | The Biblio File

Chico Enterprise Record 27 Jul 2021
Remember when telephones had operators? Chicoan Dick Cory does. “Fern was the operator in our rural community of Alexandria, Nebraska, population around two hundred fifty in the late nineteen forties and fifties. She efficiently kept everyone in touch ... About his email address ... About small town caf�s ... If magicians could do anything .

Redistricting battle could center on rural senators trying to hold onto Nebraska Legislature seats

Scottsbluff StarHerald 26 Jul 2021
Current estimates point to 56% of the state's population residing in Douglas, Lancaster and Sarpy counties, centered largely in the state's three biggest cities of Omaha, Lincoln and Bellevue, according to census data provided by David Drozd, research coordinator at the Center for Public Affairs Research at the University of Nebraska at Omaha.��.

Big Ten conference expansion candidate power rankings: Notre Dame is clear No. 1. Who else?

NJ dot com 26 Jul 2021
The only one that isn’t, Nebraska, was a member when it joined the league ... The average state-by-state >population growth over the last decade is 7.4%, according to the 2020 Census ... Utah’s population grew by 18.4%, over double the national average ... 16-ranked Denver market and a ready-to-resume rivalry with Nebraska.

From small-town Nebraska to Tokyo, Maggie Malone has chance at American history at Olympics

The North Platte Telegraph 26 Jul 2021
It all started in Geneva, Nebraska (population 2,071), where there’s hardly a javelin in the entire town ... Because javelin isn’t a part of high school track and field in Nebraska, it was never a consideration for Malone at that age ... “I’m so thankful to have grown up in Nebraska and ...

Cindy Lange-Kubick: Holidays at Aunt Clara's, Dec. 25, 2003

Lincoln Journal Star 26 Jul 2021
First a toast. One of Aunt Clara's special Christmas highballs. Bourbon and Seven for all the grown-ups!. Then a hug from Aunt Clara. She's so glad to see you ... Come on girls, crowd into the kitchen to see Aunt Clara make her mashed potatoes ... Not once ... 25, she boosts the population of this central Nebraska town by 10 percent, give or take a Skorupa or two.

Windham: Where’s a good place to go wiper fishing?

The North Platte Telegraph 25 Jul 2021
Even Lake Maloney has a population of wipers, but they are smaller, mostly in the 8- to 10-inch range ... If the reservoir has a good baitfish population, like gizzard shad, these fish do well ... Surveys done by the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission fisheries biologists indicate a good population of wipers in the lake that are up in the 20-inch range.

'Operation Blindside': Proposed Kansas-Nebraska National Heritage Area dealt a serious blow

Omaha World-Herald 25 Jul 2021
When asked if such heritage areas threaten private property rights — as has been claimed by critics of a proposed heritage area in Nebraska and Kansas focused on prairies and homesteading — Keppy said not at all ... Some officials at tourist attractions in south-central Nebraska and north-central Kansas express similar puzzlement.

OTHER VOICES: Efforts underway to address Nebraska nurse shortage, but challenge remains

Sioux City Journal 23 Jul 2021
Nebraska needs more nurses — many more. Demand is high in the state’s metropolitan areas of Omaha and Lincoln, but the shortfall, relative to population, is especially severe in much of rural Nebraska ... .

Hard to imagine how Big Ten would follow SEC’s addition of Texas, Oklahoma in expansion ...

Penn Live 23 Jul 2021
The Big Ten would take Iowa State and Kansas which borders on Nebraska ... Comparatively, KU and Iowa State account for a tiny sliver of potential new viewership among a relatively sparse population that’s bordered by much larger and more fervid fan bases (namely Iowa, Nebraska and Oklahoma).

From the Right: Biden's report card for the first six months shows failing grades

Leesburg Daily Commercial 23 Jul 2021
Our nation will likely absorb over 2 million illegal migrants, which exceeds the population of the state of Nebraska ... It's our local communities who then see their local schools and medical facilities absorb their costs ... It becomes a hidden tax and hurts the segment of our population least able to afford the increase in food and gas ... While Gen ... .

Editorial: Efforts underway to address Nebraska nurse shortage, but the challenge remains

Omaha World-Herald 22 Jul 2021
Nebraska needs more nurses — many more. Demand is high in the state’s metropolitan areas of Omaha and Lincoln, but the shortfall, relative to population, is especially severe in much of rural Nebraska ... And the number of nurses in Nebraska has long been on a significant upswing ... The sparsity of nurses in much of rural Nebraska is a particular concern.

The Public Pulse: First responders, get vaccinated; Golf open is a plus; Don't pay Texas

Omaha World-Herald 22 Jul 2021
Neither Nebraska nor most of the states around Nebraska have hit the 50% fully vaccinated mark yet, but I’m going out on a limb that a few neighbors might have caught COCVID-19 were lucky with their symptoms and now feel they are forever immune ... Good grief! Texas has a population of over 29 million; Nebraska has close to 2 million.

Lincoln gets $3.5 million grant for COVID-19 outreach to minorities

Lincoln Journal Star 21 Jul 2021
... to develop health literacy plans to increase the availability, acceptability, and use of COVID-19 public health information and services by racial and ethnic minority populations,” said Susan Bockrath, executive director of the Nebraska Association of Local Health Directors.

Mark Edwards: In a state that distrusts COVID-19 vaccines, Tide's near-90 percent rate is incredible

Floyd County Chronicle 21 Jul 2021
Compare the Crimson Tide's vaccination figure to the rest of the population ... Among total population, Alabama is last in that, too, with 33.7 percent fully vaccinated with 48.7 percent as the national figure ... Nebraska veteran quarterback Adrian Martinez named to preseason Maxwell Award list.

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