The Jump

Usually I’m not a fan of team names that don’t end in ‘s’, but I’m willing to make an exception for Cattlemen. That’s my pick of 24 names the Omaha Royals are considering as their new moniker next season. Don’t worry, there is a chance the name won’t change at all. The current team name […]

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The News Hound

Landowners silenced over potential pipeline deal Some Nebraska landowners might know how much TransCanada is willing to pay to run an oil pipeline through their property but they’re not allowed to say. Representatives from TransCanada visited Nebraska last week to discuss easement terms that would allow the Keystone XL Pipeline to cut through the state. […]

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Up Front

Becker won’t back down from ACLU A Christian advocate from Kearney, Keith Becker said he won’t change the religious message in his anti-alcohol presentations to schools, despite threats of a lawsuit from the American Civil Liberty Union of Nebraska, which says the endorsing religion in schools violates the First Amendment. “The Todd Becker Foundation has […]

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Wrong Message

They thought they had won. After months of meetings, rallies, redesigns and petitions, the group of Dundee residents fighting a proposed CVS pharmacy slated for 49th and Dodge thought the uphill battle was over. On Aug. 31 the Omaha City Council listened as the group voiced their concerns. Members looked at the maps showing the […]

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