Report: Wage hike would boost pay for 143K workers

A new report by a national group says nearly one in six Nebraska workers would see a pay increase if voters opt to raise the state's minimum wage. The report released Wednesday estimates that 143,000 low-paid workers in Nebraska could receive a raise. Voters will decide in November whether to rai...

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Report: Wage hike would boost pay for 143K workers

A new report by a national group says nearly one in six Nebraska workers would see a pay increase if voters opt to raise the state's minimum wage. The report released Wednesday estimates that 143,000 low-paid workers in Nebraska could receive a raise. Voters will decide in November whether to rai...

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Car fire on I-80 near Lexington

A car on fire was reported at mile marker 240 on I-80 near Lexington at approximately 10:15 am, Wednesday morning. RRN/I-80 car fire Lexington Volunteer Fire Department arrived at the scene and extinguished the engine fire. State Patrol assisted at the scene. No injuries were reported. R...

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Three arrested in transient homicide

From Lincoln County Sheriff's Office: On September 16, 2014 at 11:10 p.m., the North Platte Police Department spoke with two citizens who reported seeing a dead body. The citizens observed a dead body on the north bank of the South Platte River, southeast of Wal-Mart store located on East Leota S...

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Gov. Heineman Discusses International Trade Efforts, Announces Nebraska will Host Upcoming International Trade Conference

(Lincoln, Neb.) Today, Gov. Dave Heineman discussed Nebraska’s efforts to expand international trade efforts specifically in Japan, and announced that Nebraska has been chosen to host the Midwest U.S.-Japan Association’s 50th annual conference in September 2018. The Governor was joined by Dac...

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Bella Italia in Cozad, closed

  A popular Italian eatery in Cozad has closed. Shady and Becky Aboushady opened Bella Italia in 2003 but, has closed because Shady, the restaurant's head chef will be undergoing open heart surgery. In a message to patrons, the couple say they are saddened by the closure. They said they are ...

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6:30 pm Hope Evangelical Lutheran – Smit...
Hope Evangelical Lutheran – Smit...
Sep 17 @ 6:30 pm – Sep 17 @ 8:00 pm
6:30 pm WINGS & Confirmation
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all-day Hope Evangelical Lutheran – Smit...
Hope Evangelical Lutheran – Smit...
Sep 18 all-day
9:00 am Sewing Day; 1:00 pm Bulletin Deadline; 8:00 pm AA & Alanon
11:00 am Blood Drive – Minden
Blood Drive – Minden
Sep 18 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
For appointments call Amy at 308-832-1711
11:00 am Sorghum Field Day – Trenton
Sorghum Field Day – Trenton
Sep 18 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Off of Hwy 92 at west edge of Farwell, go 2 miles north on Salem, 1 mile west on 15th Avenue, and 3/4 mile north on Tilden; turn left into field at plot sign at[...]
11:00 am Trinity Lutheran Church Fall Sal...
Trinity Lutheran Church Fall Sal...
Sep 18 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Trinity Lutheran Church LWML of Lexington Fall Salad Luncheon Free will donation
6:00 pm The Walk to End Alzheimers – Kea...
The Walk to End Alzheimers – Kea...
Sep 18 @ 6:00 pm – Sep 18 @ 9:00 pm
The Walk to End Alzheimers will be held at Yanney Park in Kearney on Thursday, September 18 at 6:00pm. Registration can be done on line at alz.org or the day of at 5:00pm.

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