Backers, foes brace for Nebraska medical marijuana debate

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ A bill to legalize medical marijuana in Nebraska is drawing strong support from people with debilitating medical conditions and opposition from the state's top law enforcement official. Both sides will square off Friday in a legislative hearing. The bill by Senator Tommy Garret...

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Backers, foes brace for Nebraska medical marijuana debate

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) _ A bill to legalize medical marijuana in Nebraska is drawing strong support from people with debilitating medical conditions and opposition from the state's top law enforcement official. Both sides will square off Friday in a legislative hearing. The bill by Senator Tommy Garret...

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Appeals court allows Nebraska gay marriage ban to stand

  OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A federal appeals court has allowed Nebraska's gay marriage ban to stay in place, putting a federal judge's ruling striking down the ban on hold. The decision by the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals means that Nebraska's ban will continue to be recognized until a...

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LPD adds another man in blue

Recently the Lexington Police Department added another young body to their staff. Current University of Nebraska-Kearney student, Jordan Hawkins has been working with the LPD since Feb. 3 while he finishes up his Criminal Justice degree. A Norfolk native, Hawkins is a first generation police offi...

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Chambers pushes to reverse death penalty in Nebraska

LINCOLN-- Eleven people are on death row in Nebraska, but none have an execution date in sight. Sixteen individuals testified before the Legislature's Judiciary Committee Wednesday evening, addressing LB 268, a bill that would reverse the death penalty in Nebraska. In addition to the many spoke...

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Wizard of Oz Musical being put on by Cozad

Cozad Schools is holding a Wizard of Oz Musical this weekend. Vocal Music Teacher Stacie Blackmore felt this would be a good fit for the students. "Well we do a musical every two years, and well we spend hours and hours and days and days going through different shows looking and researching. And ...

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all-day Sandhill Crane Migration – Gibbon
Sandhill Crane Migration – Gibbon
Mar 6 all-day
Audubon’s Rowe Sanctuary invites you to witness the Sandhill Crane migration from viewing blinds along the Platte River that provide excellent views of the sandhill cranes while they are on their river roost. Viewings are[...]
1:00 pm Area Info Meeting on Syngenta Co... @ Wilber American Legion
Area Info Meeting on Syngenta Co... @ Wilber American Legion
Mar 6 @ 1:00 pm
Dave Domina and Brian Jorde, agricultural lawyers representing farmers and ranchers across Nebraska, will host a series of free informational meetings providing updates on issues critical to agricultural producers and our state’s economy. Domina will[...]
1:30 pm Farm Bill Decision Tools – Lexin... @ Dawson County Extension Meeting Room
Farm Bill Decision Tools – Lexin... @ Dawson County Extension Meeting Room
Mar 6 @ 1:30 pm
Does the 2014 Farm Bill still confuse you? March 6 1:30 pm at the Dawson County Extension office meeting room, Fairgrounds, Lexington NE, you will have an opportunity to analyze your own farm’s data and[...]
4:00 pm Area Info Meeting on Syngenta Co... @ Union Bank & Trust
Area Info Meeting on Syngenta Co... @ Union Bank & Trust
Mar 6 @ 4:00 pm
Dave Domina and Brian Jorde, agricultural lawyers representing farmers and ranchers across Nebraska, will host a series of free informational meetings providing updates on issues critical to agricultural producers and our state’s economy. Domina will[...]
6:00 pm Area Info Meeting on Syngenta Co... @ Tecumseh Community Center
Area Info Meeting on Syngenta Co... @ Tecumseh Community Center
Mar 6 @ 6:00 pm
Dave Domina and Brian Jorde, agricultural lawyers representing farmers and ranchers across Nebraska, will host a series of free informational meetings providing updates on issues critical to agricultural producers and our state’s economy. Domina will[...]

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