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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.

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.

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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.

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What do you get when you bring together singers of various abilities to perform beloved and highly technical sacred music without rehearsal?

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.

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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.

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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/.

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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.

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."

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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.

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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.

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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 ...

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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.

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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.

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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.

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