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Bold Nebraska and allied landowners with the Nebraska Easement Action Team rejoiced on Monday at the news that TC Energy (formerly TransCanada) has finally agreed to terminate easements still being sought via eminent domain proceedings in Nebraska county courts for its now-terminated Keystone XL pipeline project.

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MADISON — A Pierce woman accused of embezzling nearly $90,000 from a local business was placed in custody on Monday following her appearance in district court.

DALLAS, Sept. 28, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Integrity Marketing Group, LLC ("Integrity"), the nation's largest independent distributor of life and health insurance products, today announced it has acquired WealthFirm, a wealth management and retirement planning firm headquartered in Nebraska. As part of the acquisition, Nancy Brozek and Jared Faltys, Co-CEOs of WealthFirm, will become Managing Partners in Integrity. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

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OMAHA, Neb., Sept. 28, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- RFC Financial Planners, a full-service financial planning and wealth management firm based in Ann Arbor, Mich. has announced it's joining of Carson Partners, a partnership community of professional advisory firms dedicated to making the complex simple for investors across the United States. The 11-person RFC Financial Planners team, led by Michigan natives Michael Rautiola, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™, and Adam Finch, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™, has $300 million in assets under management.

The COVID-19 pandemic fueled a surge in demand among homebuyers that is only now beginning to show signs of slowing. This historic demand coincided with low borrowing costs, limited housing inventory, and labor and materials bottlenecks that have been hampering new construction. These factors have pushed home values to all time highs, forcing many buyers […]

Michael Zimmer spent about three weeks on a base in South Carolina, greeting U.S. military members as they arrived back in the country. His role was to be available 24 hours a day to speak with anyone who needed support.

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Dist. 30 Senator Myron Dorn announced his intention to continue serving in the Nebraska Legislature, which comprisesGage County and southeast portions of Lancaster County.

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LINCOLN, Neb., Sept. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- NEOGEN Corporation (NASDAQ: NEOG) has a marketing tool available for cattle producers that helps to mitigate the risk associated with purchasing calves in the marketplace. The Igenity Branded program, initially launched in 2019 as a partnership between NEOGEN and Superior Livestock, provides a secondary marketing avenue to producers currently utilizing the Igenity Beef or Igenity Feeder genetic tools.

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OMAHA, Neb., Sept. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE: UNP) will release third quarter 2021 financial and operating results on Thursday, October 21, 2021, at 8:00 a.m. ET. The company's management team will host a conference call and live webcast at 8:45 a.m. ET.

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LINCOLN, Neb., Sept. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Talent Plus, Inc. has launched its new website at http://www.talentplus.com

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Dorn was instrumental in passing legislation that appropriates $2 million in each of the next two years to a fund that will help Gage County pay its costs of a federal judgment in the so-called Beatrice Six case.

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Hundreds of signs with positive messages can be seen around Lee's Summit, MO; Jennifer Hunsinger and her family started the project five years ago to remind people to be kind.

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"I am very confident that we can get this across the finish line," Speaker Mike Hilgers of Lincoln said Wednesday after several days of impasse that threatened to abruptly end the special session with a failure to act.

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LINCOLN, Neb., Sept. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Hudl, a leading sports performance analysis company, and WeCOACH, the premier membership organization dedicated to the retention and advancement of women coaches, announced they will be hosting the third-annual BreakThrough Summit. The Summit, designed to develop, inspire and celebrate women in sports, will stream live on Tuesday Dec. 14 from 12pm to 5pm ET. Registration for the interactive event is free of charge for all participants.

In much of the country, public pension funding has been one of the most persistent public policy problems. For years, many state governments have failed to make necessary investments in their retirement system, resulting in funding gaps that increasingly present a looming reckoning for taxpayers. According to a recent report published by The Pew Charitable […]

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OMAHA, Neb., Sept. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- 1623 Farnam, a regional leader in network-neutral, edge interconnection and data center services, announces the grand opening of its expanded edge data center in Omaha, Nebraska. The $40 million expansion includes significant upgrades to the facility's electrical power infrastructure and increases colocation capacity by converting this fiber-rich carrier hotel into usable, high quality data center space.

Pick any two cities or towns in the United States, and each will be home to people who work in very similar fields. Certain occupations in areas like education, sanitation, law enforcement, health care, and retail are common across the country as they are practical necessities. Still, the occupational makeup of different parts of the […]

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LINCOLN, Neb., Sept. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- On Sep. 17 and 18, Certified Piedmontese partnered with Chef David Olson, creator of Live Fire Republic, in a dining-for-charity fundraising event and raised $20k in support of the BackPack Program by the Food Bank of Lincoln as part of the Guest Chef Series launched by Casa Bovina.