Inmates file lawsuit over crowding at D&E prison

Inmates file lawsuit over crowding at D&E prison

More than two dozen Nebraska inmates housed at the state prison with the highest overcrowding sued the Department of Correctional Services and its director this week, alleging conditions there violate their civil rights.

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Niocorp announces management change, relocation

NioCorp Developments Ltd., the company hoping to mine rare earths on land near Elk Creek in southeast Nebraska, announced two major changes Friday.

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Hickman man suspected of smuggling drugs to inmates as prison guard

Hickman man suspected of smuggling drugs to inmates as prison guard

A Hickman man is accused of trying to smuggle drugs to inmates when he was a guard at Tecumseh State Correctional Institution.

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Hindus ask pope to discipline Bruskewitz over yoga comments

Hindus ask pope to discipline Bruskewitz over yoga comments

Hindus have asked the Vatican to discipline retired Lincoln Diocese Bishop Fabian Bruskewitz for telling Catholics that doing yoga could lead to serious sin.

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Inmates file lawsuit over crowding at D&E prison

More than two dozen Nebraska inmates housed at the state prison with the highest overcrowding sued the Department of Correctional Services and its director this week, alleging conditions there violate their civil rights.

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Court upholds move to give baby to biological parents in open adoption gone awry

The Nebraska Supreme Court on Friday affirmed a lower court's decision to return a baby to his biological parents after spending more than a year with his adoptive parents.

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Niocorp announces management change, relocation

NioCorp Developments Ltd., the company hoping to mine rare earths on land near Elk Creek in southeast Nebraska, announced two major changes Friday.

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Gap assistance program provides tuition for worker training

Unlike their college-bound peers, high school graduates seeking professional certificates or training in nondegree programs cannot apply for aid from the federal or state governments.

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Protesting chick banded at Capitol

The Capitol's peregrine falcons had four eggs to sit on in their lofty nest overlooking downtown Lincoln this spring. 

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