The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision Friday on Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization has overturned 1973’s Roe v. Wade.
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"I didn't think it would take this long," said the 88-year-old Shirley Lang. "There have been people praying all over America to undo this because it is wrong."
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Abortion rights proponents said abortion remains legal and accessible in Nebraska in the wake of Friday's decision by the U.S. Supreme Court, and that they will work to keep it that way.
LGBTQ advocates fear the Supreme Court's abortion ruling could someday allow a rollback of legal protections for gay relationships, including marriage.
Brian Kort, GIPS recruitment and retention coordinator, said as of Monday the district still has open: At Senior High, three positions; middle schools, four and 1/3 positions; elementary, six positions and special education, five positions.
Abortions are still legal in Nebraska. But the latest ruling is expected to prompt a special session for the Legislature to consider banning abortions in the state.
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A surprise 50th birthday gift for Council Bluffs resident Chris Sorensen, all books in the library are selected from lists that various groups have attempted to ban from other libraries.
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Elizabeth Webster's passion for softball began when she was young, at the cusp of grade school. This relationship with the ball and bat, however, was preceded by a diagnosis Elizabeth wouldn’t let haunt her.
As a cold front works across the state, showers and storms look likely and some could be severe. The latest on the timing and threats and a look ahead at Saturday and Sunday in our updated forecast.
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The memory of 14 year old Elizabeth Webster was honored on Wednesday at Veterans Park Softball Fields. Elizabeth's softball team invited her mother Emily to join them for the coin toss and presented her with a softball signed by all team members.
Former Husker guard Bryce McGowens has been selected by the Minnesota Timberwolves in the 2022 NBA draft.
Even Nebraska’s juggernaut volleyball team faces NCAA rules that bar players from receiving access to coaches or room and board during off-season summer training — rules that don’t similarly apply in football.
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“A total of 680 valid signatures are needed by Sept. 1 to fill the vacancy. The name of a successful petitioner would be printed on the general election ballot," said Hall County Election Commissioner Tracy Overstreet.
A Lincoln Southeast soccer coach noticed the same teams were winning each season, so he decided to look at the data. What he found turned into a larger project to tackle inequities in youth sports access.
The event will honor those who courageously gave the gift of life through organ, eye and tissue donation and their families.
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The event raises money for a local charity and this year all proceeds will go to Bikes & Trykes of Central Nebraska.
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Terrell Hemmer, a resident of El Dorado Street, reported that he has sighted as many as 60 peacocks in the neighborhood, each sounding their very loud cries late at night and into the early morning.
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Grand Island Public School Board Ward B candidate Carol Schooley filed a declination of nomination form Monday, June 20, with the Hall County Election Commission.
Grand Island native Cade McCallum knew he’d have to play excellent golf on Wednesday to advance to the quarterfinals of the Nebraska Match Play Championship.
The governor would not predict when the session would be scheduled but indicated he'd rather call senators back than wait until the regular session begins in January.
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Guadalupe DeLaCruz turned himself into the Nemaha County Sheriff's Office early Friday morning, nearly a week after a shooting last weekend in the 1200 block of Sixth Street in Peru, the state patrol said.
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