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    1. Nebraska ended the nation's last ban on driving privileges for young people brought into the United States illegally as children, after the Legislature voted Thursday to override a veto from the state's new...

    2. Nebraska abolished the death penalty on Wednesday over the governor's objections in a move pushed through the Legislature with unusual backing from conservatives who oppose capital punishment for religious, financial...

    3. Nebraska Lawmakers Override Governor Veto, Ban Death Penalty

      International Business TimesMay 28 06:20 AM

      Nebraska on Wednesday became the seventh U.S. state since 2007 to abolish capital punishment. It was the first time in more than 40 years that lawmakers in a conservative state reached such a decision.

    4. (Reuters) - Nebraska's governor on Tuesday vetoed a bill to repeal the death penalty, although lawmakers backing the measure have enough votes to override it. Appearing with relatives of crime victims, Republican Pete Ricketts told a news conference he was taking the action in the interests of public safety. Nebraska is a heavily Republican state, both in local and national elections, and ...

    5. Do you agree with Rachel Notley’s decision to suspend a rookie MLA from the NDP causus over a controversial photo on social media? Loading ... By The Associated Press on May 25, 2015.

    6. Nebraska bans death penalty

      The HinduMay 28 12:07 PM

      Nebraska became the first “red state” since 1973 to abolish the death penalty this week, and did so in dramatic fashion after state legislators there banded together to overrule a veto by Governor...

    7. Nebraska senators scrap medical marijuana for the year

      The Washington TimesMay 27 09:45 AM

      LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - The sponsor of a proposal to legalize medical marijuana in Nebraska pulled the bill from the Legislature's agenda on Wednesday, citing a flurry of other divisive votes senators have had to defend recently - including a repeal of the death penalty. Sen. Tommy Garrett of Bellevue ...

    8. Nebraska football fans know that even though the 2015 season is still months away, important work is being done involving the 2016 recruiting class. New head coach Mike Riley and his staff are beating the bushes (and social media) looking for the next crop of talented players to don the scarlet and cream. Currently, according to 247Sports , Nebraska’s 2016 recruiting class is No. 34 nationally...

    9. "Big city politics, they're trying to shove it down our throats," Sheriff Rick Eberhardt, Pierce County, Nebraska said.

    10. First Read is a morning briefing from Meet the Press and the NBC Political Unit on the day's most important political stories and why they matter

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