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1869: A subject of considerable comment was the frequent use of oil, bear greases, pomades, rosemary washes, etc., on the hair. It was "a practice not to be recommended," wrote one editor.
Pilot injured in helicopter crash in Omaha, NE Saturday.
TOPEKA — One solution to Kansas prisons’ woes could come with a $35 million price tag for three new specialty prisons.
The number of deer taken during the November firearm hunting season in Nebraska increased 2% over last year.
HOWELLS — Iowa has its “Field of Dreams,” a baseball field built in a cornfield.
Dennis DeRossett, a career newspaper executive, will rejoin the Nebraska Press Association as executive director.
Recent trial studying effectiveness and safety of medication abortion reversal procedure was stopped after five months because of safety concerns of participants.
Man lives with this mother's decaying body for six months before police find her during a welfare check.
BEATRICE -- One of Beatrice’s largest manufacturing companies is preparing for a major expansion early next year.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Lincoln man has been sentenced to two years in federal prison for cyberstalking.
KEARNEY, Neb. (AP) — A pair from Minnesota face felony drugs charges after a traffic stop in Nebraska turned up more than 2 pounds (0.91 kilograms) of marijuana, several packages of THC concentrate wax, vape pen cartridges and concentrated marijuana edibles.
A Wisconsin man was arrested Thursday afternoon after a multi-county pursuit on Interstate 80, according to a news release from the Nebraska State Patrol.
Leaders at UNMC and Nebraska Medicine say the proposed facility would replace older facilities and become a new hub for medical education, research and treatment, both for Nebraskans and people around the world.
The Journal Star ran this story on Gary Scharf after the Von Maur shooting in 2007. We are rerunning it now in remembrance:
At the end of a nationwide search, dozens of closed-door meetings and public listening sessions, as well as a 30-day vetting period required by state law, the University of Nebraska Board of Regents got its guy.
What do you get when you bring together singers of various abilities to perform beloved and highly technical sacred music without rehearsal?
Nebraska Medicine sent a letter recently to patients whose medical information was accessed by an employee who has been fired.
The Lincoln-Lancaster County Planning Commission on Wednesday narrowly voted in favor of changing the county’s zoning code to add rules and regulations for campgrounds, but it failed to approve a specific application for one northeast of the city.
Authorities have been notified about an inmate missing from the Community Corrections Center-Omaha.
LEAWOOD, Kan., Dec. 5, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- National Healthcareer Association recently announced the launch of PharmaSeer Math(TM), a new product that prepares current and future pharmacy technicians with the skills and confidence to master calculations used across all pharmacy settings. The five modules included in PharmaSeer Math(TM) help learners become proficient in pharmacy math by providing access to self-paced online content, available anywhere (computer, tablet and mobile), anytime.
Fox News commentator Tucker Carlson recently took a critical look at the sale of Cabela's and the impact of its departure from Sidney along with the role played by New York City corporate raider Paul Singer.
LENEXA, Kan., Dec. 5, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Open enrollment is underway for health insurance coverage through the Health Insurance Marketplace, and this year Ambetter from Sunflower Health Plan is providing a simpler, easier way for new and renewing consumers to shop for and enroll in health insurance directly from its website at https://ambetter.sunflowerhealthplan.com/.
OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Dec. 5, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Intouch Group, a full-service agency network serving the pharmaceutical industry, has been named a Best Place to Work by Medical Marketing & Media (MM&M) magazine. The accolade, based on employee input and a panel of MM&M judges, recognizes healthcare marketing organizations that "stand out from the crowd" in employee satisfaction. This is the fifth time Intouch has been recognized as a best place to work at both the local and national level.
Nebraska Furniture Mart customers can now can sip beer, wine and coffee while shopping at the Omaha store.
Gov. Pete Ricketts on Wednesday hailed final Japanese approval of a new trade agreement with the United States negotiated by President Donald Trump as "a big win for Nebraska farmers and ranchers."
Victim of bank shooting worked at bank
State prosecutors have asked a judge to allow them to supplement the record in Aubrey Trail’s case with evidence detailing the facts and circumstances into how he got the razor he used to slash at his neck in front of a jury last summer.
OMAHA - Police have arrested three suspects in connection with Omaha's latest homicide.
BELLEVUE - Leaders of the Omaha suburb of Bellevue have voted down a measure that would have allowed the firing of elected officials for engaging in misconduct or leaking information from closed-door meetings.
LINCOLN - A North Carolina man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for driving to Nebraska to meet a 14-year-old girl for sex.
LINCOLN - A 40-year-old woman already on parole for fraud in Colorado has been arrested on suspicion of embezzling from a Lincoln chiropractic business where she worked.
The state Capitol will host the 72nd annual Christmas tree lighting and carol sing Sunday at 2 p.m.
A growing need for doctors, nurses and specialists trained and prepared to care for an aging population in Nebraska has helped spur tens of millions of dollars of investment into science education facilities over the last decade.
Sen. Julie Slama of Peru has been cited by Forbes magazine as one of the 30 politicians, attorneys and founders under the age of 30 who will help shape the next decade of law and policy in the United States.
Fuji Food Products recalled ready-to-eat sushi, salads and spring rolls that went to 31 states, including Nebraska, after the Food and Drug Administration found listeria in Fuji’s Brockton, Massachusetts, facility.
COLUMBUS — A Columbus man was found with more than 250 digital files of child pornography, according to court records.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol arrested a 64-year-old man Sunday in connection with an armed bank robbery in Fremont last month.
The plea for assistance came earlier this month in a letter from Nebraska State Penitentiary inmate David Gills.
One of the first farm-to-table operations in the region, Grain Place Foods is looking to teach others about organic farming and continue its regenerative ways into the future.
WICHITA, Kan., Dec. 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Spirit AeroSystems [NYSE: SPR] has completed its first integrated 767 forward fuselage section for Boeing, an expanded statement of work on the Boeing platform, which serves as both a freighter and the basis for the KC-46 tanker for the U.S. Air Force. The unit is scheduled to be delivered tomorrow to Boeing in Everett, Wash.
LONDON - President Donald Trump lit into French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday, criticizing comments the French leader made about NATO as "insulting" "very, very nasty," and "very disrespectful." Trump's comments came hours before he was scheduled to meet with Macron at the start of a two-day leaders conference of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization that is supposed to stress unity ...
OMAHA, Neb., Dec. 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Jet Linx, the preeminent private jet management and Jet Card membership company in the United States, today announced the release of Flight Funds, a new and pioneering rewards program available exclusively for Jet Linx clients. Launched in celebration of the Company's 20(th) anniversary and the culmination of a record-breaking year that encompassed significant acquisitions, expansions and strategic partnerships, the Flight Funds program provides Jet Linx clients with the ability to earn up to four percent cash back annually. The announcement was made by Jamie Walker, President & Chief Executive Officer of Jet Linx.
KANSAS CITY, Kan., Dec. 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Today there is a lot of overtly toxic behavior that is easy to identify, steer clear of, or speak up against. However, not all toxicity is obvious; subtly poisonous behavior can be far more dangerous and that includes workplace toxicity.
SHAWNEE, Kan., Dec. 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- This Giving Tuesday, Bayer proudly joins the many organizations and individuals giving back to create safer and stronger communities. Today, nine domestic violence shelters are receiving funding through Bayer's Grants Fur Families program. Now in its second year, the program provides life-saving support to domestic violence shelters that understand the critical role that pets can play for families. Each grant recipient will receive $10,000 from Bayer to create, maintain and enhance safe spaces for those fleeing mental, physical and emotional abuse with their pets.
DAVID CITY -- It doesn’t involve throwing a football, kicking a soccer ball or putting a basketball through a hoop.
BEATRICE — When Richard Giddings died last month, he left behind no living relatives.
Police are looking for a missing Storm Lake, Iowa, woman last seen Nov. 18 in Lincoln.
The Seward County Sheriff's Office is searching for a man with an outstanding warrant who ran from a stopped vehicle Sunday night and remains at large.